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The Economics of Producing Coffee in Kona

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Title: The Economics of Producing Coffee in Kona
Authors: Fleming, Kent D.
Bittenbender, H.C.
Smith, Virginia Easton
Keywords: Coffea arabica
coffee beans
economic analysis
production costs
Issue Date: Jul 1998
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).
Series/Report no.: AgriBusiness
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.
Pages/Duration: 5 pages
Appears in Collections:AgriBusiness, 1998 - present

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