December 15, 2015 – Board Meeting Minutes

KONA COFFEE FARMERS ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING, December 15, 2015 CTAHR Conference Room, Kainaliu Board Members Present:  Tom Butler, Anita Kelleher, Bruce Corker, Kurt Schweickhard,  Chris Coleman, Randy Phillips, Judy Schuman, Allan Wang. 100% Kona Coffee provided by Bruce Corker Coffee for February 16. 2016 Meeting:  Allan Wang Call to Order at 3:00 pm by…

Pruning Workshop Handout

Pruning Coffee – Bob Smith and Bob Nelson www.KonaCoffeeFarmers.org Friday-January 22, 2016 “COFFEE TALK” Presentation 9am WHY:  Coffee trees require yearly pruning to remove unproductive branches and to make space for new vigorous growth.  Coffee verticals have a growth cycle of 3 years.  Maximum production is achieved the 3rd year. Growth thereafter is on a…

December 2015 – The Independent Voice

Message from President Tom, The Heritage Committee Report,Dealing with Dengue Fever, Legislative Update, “Why Should I Join The KCFA?”, Unlicensed Farm Contractor Barred, Agritourism for Small Farm Operations, Coffee Fixes Liver Damage, CBB Research Update, Hawaiian Airlines serving “Kona Coffee”?, How Coffee became a Carcinogen…