Trap Effectiveness- July 16, 2012

A study released on July 11, 2012 regarding ¬†“preliminary investigation on trap response and alternate hosts” study of the Coffee Berry Borer is here: https://konacoffeefarmers.org/forums/topic/the-coffee-berry-borer-hypothenemus-hampei-invades-hawaii-preliminary-investigations-on-trap-response-and-alternate-hosts/

CBB Talk Story Notes of 06/21-KCFA

From the KCFA’s Pest and Disease Committee CBB is a relatively new bug to Kona, but has been studied extensively for several decades in other regions.¬† While new products come on the market all the time, we recommend farmers investigate the scientific validity of each before investing significant time or money in unproved methods.¬† Proper…

Balancing pest risk with cost of control when using Beauveria bassiana for Coffee Berry Borer Control

Balancing pest risk with cost of control when using Beauveria for CBB June 7 Hollingsworth for KCFA¬† (Click previous to view. Large file) Power Point Presentation given by Dr. Robbie Hollingsworth at the Kona Risk¬†Management¬†School on June 7th, 2012. ¬†Lots of great photos and data. Mahalo to Dr. Hollingsworth and his staff for¬†allowing¬†us to reproduce…

Coffee Berry Borer Survey

CBB Survey¬†(printable document)¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬†CBB ‚ÄúTalk Story‚ÄĚ Survey- Kona Coffee Farmers Association ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Please scan completed form to: [email protected] with the subject ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† line:CBB Survey or bring to CBB Talk Story Session on June 21, Thursday,…

CBB Talk Story Notes of 04/24-KCFA

Please post all questions and replies¬†to the Forum- Coffee Bean Borer. April 24, 2012 CTAHR Kainaliu- 3:30- 5 pm- about 60 people in attendance CBB Talk Story w/Bob Smith, Andrea Kawabata, and Suzanne Shriner Smith says need for working entomologist now.¬† Email [email protected] Kawabata said HDOA has PT data-gathering position listed.¬† Good for college students…

CBB “Combat” Supplies

Updated 04/06/12 go to KCFA Store and get yours! sold out Eco-Spreader Gallons: 20 on hand — KCFA Members: ¬†$106.85¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Nonmembers: $108.65 Mycotrol-O quarts: 60 on hand— KCFA Members: ¬†$79¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Nonmembers:¬† $81.00 Mahalo

Corrected Botanigard-ES Application Cost Chart

MARCH 2012 NEWSLETTER CORRECTION! The chart showing the approximate cost to spray coffee trees with Botanigard-ES and Spreader¬†was incorrect due to a conversion factor error. The corrected version is shown here.¬† Please accept our apologies for any confusion this may have caused. Number of Trees Botanigard-ES Spreader Approx. Cost 650 2 quarts 1 quarts $135…