Coffee Berry Borer Hurts Yields



WASHINGTON - Jan 11/13 - SNS -- Hawaii coffee production is estimated at 7.20 million pounds (parchment basis) for the 2012-2013 season, down 5% from the previous season, according to the USDA's final crop report for 2012.

Damage caused by the Coffee Berry Borer continues to have a negative impact on the crop's potential. Harvest is still ongoing.

Coffee Area Harvested, Yield, and Production - Hawaii: 2010-2011, 2011-2012, and 2012-2013
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             :       Area harvested        :       Yield per acre        :        Production 1/
    State    :-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
             :2010-2011:2011-2012:2012-2013:2010-2011:2011-2012:2012-2013:2010-2011:2011-2012:2012-2013
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             :  --------- acres ---------     --------- pounds --------     ------ 1,000 pounds -----
             :
Hawaii ......:  6,300     6,300     6,100     1,400     1,210     1,180     8,800     7,600     7,200
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1/ Parchment basis.