Quarantine Documents

from President Bruce Corker: For your information and review, below is a copy of an email and attachments (ed. note: at bottom of page) we received this week from Clayton Nagata of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture with information on the Coffee Berry Borer (CBB) green coffee quarantine for Kona. ———- Forwarded message ———- From:…

B. bassiana fungus

update 12/18/2010 by Melanie Bondera Thank you for all your feedback and input! We’ve sent the fungus off to several labs for identification. Farmers should go out and collect any b. bassiana fungus from their own farms before the harvest season ends and there are no more coffee cherries. Here’s my suggested collection procedure. Find…

RESOLUTION Requesting the Hawaii Legislature to Provide Emergency Funding to Mitigate Damage from Coffee Berry Borer (CBB) to Kona Coffee

WHEREAS, the recent identification of CBB on farms in the Kona coffee growing region presents new economic, management and marketing challenges for Kona coffee farmers; WHEREAS, CBB threatens to negatively impact Kona coffee production that annually brings millions of dollars (more than half of the coffee revenue for the entire State) into Hawaii in the…

Initial CBB Observation by KCFA Farmer

Melanie Bondera- November 2010 Beauvaria bassiana fungus and Coffee Borer Beetle I went to the CBB Farmer meeting at Yano Hall on Tuesday, 11/8/10. I was not satisfied with the material being presented, but was very curious about a comment by another coffee farmer. He suggested that we’ve actually had Coffee Borer Beetle for a…

Hawaii County Council Resolution 397 10

Hawaii County Council Resolution 397 10 introduced by Council Member Kelly Greenwell and passed unanimously by the entire Council on November 4, 2010 A RESOLUTION TO SEEK MONETARY ASSISTANCE IN COMBATING AND CONTROLLING THE COFFEE BEAN BORER. WHEREAS, coffee is the leading agricultural field crop on Hawai’i Island; and WHEREAS, the coffee bean borer has…

Farmers Asking For Immediate Suspension of Green Coffee Imports

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, October 30, 2010 Email: [email protected] website: www.KonaCoffeeFarmers.org Farmers Asking For Immediate Suspension of Green Coffee Imports The Kona Coffee Farmers Association has passed a Resolution (entire text may be found here: Resolution Calling for the Immediate Suspension of Green Coffee Imports Into Hawai’i) calling for an immediate suspension…

Colombia Coffee Federation vs. HIDoA

President Bruce Corker to Colombia Coffee Federation From: [email protected] To: [email protected] CC: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected] Subject: RE: Kona Coffee Farmers Association Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 22:09:37 -1000 Dear Luis Fernando: The Kona Coffee Farmers Association very much appreciates the work of you, Mr. Londono, and the Colombian Coffee Federation…

Colombia Coffee Federation – How they protect the Colombian Coffee name

President Bruce Corker to Colombia Coffee Federation From: [email protected] To: [email protected] CC: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected] Subject: RE: Kona Coffee Farmers Association Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 22:09:37 -1000 Dear Luis Fernando: The Kona Coffee Farmers Association very much appreciates the work of you, Mr. Londono, and the Colombian Coffee Federation…

Resolution Calling for the Immediate Suspension of Green Coffee Imports Into Hawai’i

Kona Coffee Farmers Association Resolution OF October 19, 2010 RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE IMMEDIATE SUSPENSION OF GREEN COFFEE IMPORTS INTO HAWAII 1—WHEREAS, one of the critical duties of the HDOA and its Plant Quarantine and Plant Pest Control Branches is to prevent introduction and spread of pests and diseases harmful to Hawaii agriculture; 2—WHEREAS, in…