August 2010 Update

“Why is Hawaii the only region anywhere in the world that permits the use of the name of one of its premier specialty agricultural crops with only 10% genuine content?”- President, Bruce Corker at the KCFA Annual Meeting- January 2010 August 2010 Must Read: 2010 Candidates Respond to KCFA Questionnaire ATTN: KCFA Members, it’s a must-read!…

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KCFA On YouTube

Thanks to KCFA member Keola Childs who taped the last Coffee Talk, Videos are available below: 1-Robert Barnes – Organic fertilizer use and availability for Kona coffee http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QS7fuGYZaqU 2- Bob Smith – Inorganic Fertilizer use http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFBQWm-aOak 3- Bob Smith’s Shoulder-Bag Fertilizer Spreader http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tucmGHXbNLs 4- Ben Discoe- Using Biochar to enhance, reduce fertilizer needs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42gr_1whjcjc8 Kona…

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Blenders refute coffee study, Opponents say changing labeling rules would harm business

by Chelsea Jensen West Hawaii Today [email protected] Wednesday, March 10, 2010 6:50 AM HST Reacting to a study saying Kona coffee farmers lose $14.4 million to blenders each year, some processors and sellers claim changing state law to ban the practice of blending Kona coffee or require more Kona coffee in blends would negatively impact…

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100% Frustration – Study says current labeling laws cost Kona coffee farmers $14.4M a year

100% Frustration Study says current labeling laws cost Kona coffee farmers $14.4M a year by Chelsea Jensen West Hawaii Today [email protected] Wednesday, February 17, 2010 8:33 AM HST Kona coffee farmers are losing out on up to $14.4 million in revenue annually to corporate marketers of 10 percent Kona coffee blends, according to a study…

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