Coffee leaf rust detected in Hawaii for the first time – Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – In an alarming discovery, agriculture officials have confirmed the presence of coffee leaf rust from samples collected on Maui and detected “suspect” samples in Hilo. Read full article: Coffee leaf rust is devastating to coffee plants and has been found around the world in major coffee growing areas. The pest…

Coffee leaf rust hits Hawaii Island – West Hawaii Today

A sample of a rust fungus collected at a residence in Hilo has been tentatively identified by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service in Hilo as coffee leaf rust (CLR). Read full article: