Coffee Pruning Workshop Hand-out 2020

Pruning Coffee – Bob Smith/Bob Nelson www.KonaCoffeeFarmers.org February 8, 2020 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 biennial schedule with high yield/low yield…

The Independent Voice – February 2022

The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association February 2022 Contents KCFA Annual General Membership Meeting 2022 Legislative Bills of Importance USDA Economic Analysis on CLR CBB/CLR Pesticide Subsidy Program Pruning to Reduce Impacts of CLR Control of Bitterness in Brewed Coffee Website Migration KCFA Store Update Upcoming…