National Agricultural Statistics Services (NASS)

We appreciate this effort by NASS to ask for and consider the suggestions of coffee farmers. We encourage you to review the two attached surveys, a click to view>>¬†USDA.NASSGrower 2014-2015¬†and a ¬†click to view>>¬†USDA.NASSCOFFEEMILLERSFINALREPORT_HI-6_1_2015¬†and email your suggestions and comments to Ms. King email: kathy.king@nass.usda.gov¬†. One point worth noting: in the “Grower Survey” we are asked…

Scam Alert- Email to Members- 11.15.13

Several KCFA¬†Members¬†have reported receiving this suspicious email this week, from email address:¬†mekremo@gmail.com I need to purchase some quantity of coffee for some hotels and cafe consumption,below is the qty and type of coffee am interested in; French Dark Roast Whole Bean Qty: 75bags of 5lb (350lbs) Let me know the total cost for the 75bags…

Members who use GMAIL

Dated 08/12/2013 but relevant. We¬†want¬†to be sure you get our emails. Updated 02/16/2016 Using GMAIL as THE address for getting your KCFA email? Read below. If your GMAIL account has been upgraded you now see 3 “tabs” at the top of your GMAIL- <Primary>, <Social> and <Promotions>, and your KCFA correspondence ¬†is now found in…

Axis Deer vs. Mouflon Sheep PHOTO

The report on June 6th of Axis Deer in North Kona turned out to be Mouflon Sheep. But you can see they are very similar. ¬†The Big Island Invasive Species Committee quickly reacted to the report and sent this ¬†to help us all. As you can see in the photo below, it is nearly impossible…

Axis Deer

click on AXIS DEER  to view the pamphlet- What to look for, and whom to call. A lengthier article on Axis Deer written in 2011 with a brief paragraph describing agriculture impacts, including coffee 2011 Oh Deer Article-1