Coffee Berry Borer Found On Oahu Coffee Farm

Dec. 12, 2014

The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) has confirmed the presence of the coffee berry borer on coffee farms owned by Dole Foods in Waialua, Oahu in Hawaii, according to a HDOA blog. Personnel from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service discovered the CBB in Waialua while conducting a study on the flowering of coffee through a grant from HDOA. Until now, the pest was only found on Hawaii Island. Read blog.


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