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Coffee leaf rust is a potentially devastating fungus that affects coffee crops in all producing regions except Hawaii. Because of its ease of spread, …

Anyone who works in coffee production is likely familiar with the threat of coffee leaf rust. Devastating outbreaks of the fungus have made headlines …

Pests and diseases can ruin your coffee crop. An infestation or outbreak that is badly handled can mean financial hardship or even devastation. But …

Honduras isn’t just Central America’s largest coffee exporter. It’s also the producer of Cup of Excellence record-breaking coffee for the second year in a …

The Castillo coffee variety is controversial. On the one hand, it’s rust-resistant. On the other, coffee professionals are wary of the fact that its …

The coffee industry has responded with shock and dismay to news that Lempira, previously thought to be a “rust-resistant” variety of coffee, has been …

High cupping scores, high yields, and rust resistance? For specialty coffee producers, finding a variety with all three qualities is almost impossible. Often rust-resistant …

Being a coffee producer means living a life of uncertainty. While measures can be taken to improve quality and therefore prices, the truth is …

Between 2012 and 2014, coffee leaf rust – known as la roya in Latin America – caused over $1 billion in damage, according to USAID. …

In 2012, Central America was hit hard by a brutal outbreak of La Roya, coffee leaf rust. The result? An industry-wide crisis. Coffee from …