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Title: The Economics of Producing Coffee in Kona 
Author: Fleming, Kent D.; Bittenbender, H.C.; Smith, Virginia Easton
Date: 1998-07
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Fleming KD, Bittenbender HC, Smith VE. 1998. The economics of producing coffee in Kona. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 5 p. (AgriBusiness; AB-11).
Abstract: This analysis examines the economics of producing coffee cherry in Kona. It is based on a computer-spreadsheet economic budget for managing a mature orchard using information gathered from many knowledgeable growers, from agribusiness firms, and from the University of Hawaii-Manoa faculty and Kona Experiment Station farm manager. The production information is typical for a 4-acre Kona coffee farm in the late 1990s.
Series/Report No.: AgriBusiness
Pages/Duration: 5 pages
Keywords: Coffea arabica, coffee beans, economic analysis, Hawaii, production costs

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