Musician/Coffee Farmer

July 2014 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† July 2014 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†www.konacoffeefarmers.org¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†[email protected] Contents Legislative Update KCFA Beauvaria Bassiana Grant Update U.S. Supreme Court – POM Wonderful Wins Beware of Scammers Kona Coffee – $79.99/lb.!!! What‚Äôs in Your Soil?…

June 2014 – The Independent Voice

The¬†Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†June 2014 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA ¬†¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬†www.konacoffeefarmers.org¬†¬†¬†[email protected]¬† Contents US Supreme Court and Deceptive Labeling Coffee Standards Amendments – more…

Grant Awarded to Kona Coffee Farmer’s Association

May 12, 2014 Press Release from the KCFA The Grant proposal With the title “Effective CBB Containment Tools into the Hands of Effective Users”¬†has been selected by the HDOA (Hawaii Department of Agriculture) for funding this year. (ed.note: We have given the Grant the working title of KCFA/Bb Grant) KCFA is pleased to announce the…

May 2014 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬† May 2014 P O Box ¬†5436, Kailua-Kona, Hi 96704 ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†www.konacoffeefarmers.org¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†[email protected] Contents Legislative Update…

April 2014 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† April 2014 PO Box 5436 Kailua-Kona Hawaii 96745 USA ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†www.konacoffeefarmers.org ¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬† ¬†[email protected]¬† Contents President‚Äôs Message Legislative Update Beauveria Bassiana for Farmers Summer Soiree in June Coffee Talk CBB…

Action Needed- Your Help Needed!

QUESTIONS from Members 03/26/2014 Q–<Testifying in Person>”? A-Means you will be at the Legislature. ¬†Select <No> if you do not plan to be there and are instead sending in Testimony Q-<May we put our testimony into the comments¬†section of page instead of uploading a doc and still be effective?> A- Yes. (For April 2014)- The…

Mahalo! and Workshop Monday on Efficient Application Rate for bassiana

Subject: ¬†GOOD NEWS‚ÄĒSB111 was Deferred! Many thanks to all KCFA members who took time to submit written testimony to the House Agriculture Committee in opposition to SB111, the bill that would have given broad authority to the Board of Agriculture to re-write ‚ÄúMade-in-Hawaii/Labeling‚ÄĚ laws. After Monday‚Äôs hearing, the Committee ‚Äúdeferred‚ÄĚ the measure. Strong testimony from…

Your Action Needed, please! SB111/SD2

Testimony to the Legislature needed: Please send in by 10:40 am Sunday! We need¬†(again)¬†KCFA members and supporters to send email testimony in opposition to SB111/SD2. ¬†At the last minute, the Senate Agriculture Committee inserted new language into what had been introduced as a “blank bill”. On February 26 the Senate Agriculture, Consumer Protection and Ways…