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…

Workshop- Moisture Meter Calibration Thursday- September 4

Reservations Required KCFA is co-sponsoring the annual Moisture Meter Calibration Workshop at CTAHR THIS THURSDAY, September 4th from 9:30-11:30 am.  Hawaii state law requires green coffee to be dried to 9% – 12% moisture, which can be surprisingly difficult to meet. If improperly dried, it can lead to production and marketing risks. Too dry, the…

Friday, May 3, 2019 Selecting Shoots Workshop

Choose New Growth for Future Productive Yields WHEN: Friday, May 3, 2019 -Starts promptly at 9 am Come early to sign in! WHERE: Bob Nelson’s Lehuula Farms- (79-7350 Mamalahoa Hwy) Makai of the Kona Joe sign, drive down and parking is available on the right. WHY: How to Choose the Correct new Shoots to insure…

Coffee Berry Borer Conference 2018

Coffee Berry Borer Conference 2018 DATE AND TIME Wed, April 25, 2018 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM HSTLOCATION Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel 75-5660 Palani Road Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION 7:30 am – 8:00 am Registration 8:00 am – 4:00 pm ConferenceThe USDA-Agricultural Research Service and University of Hawaii-CTAHR invite you…

Coffeetalk: Small Farm Processing

Coffee Equipment and Coffee Culture from Costa Rica Monday-October 30, 2017  4 pm at CTAHR Join Roberto Bendig of Bendig Manufacturing (Maquinera) on Monday at 4pm for a presentation on small farm processing.   For over 50 years, the Bendig name has been a pioneer in the coffee equipment business. He will have slides on…