Coffee Ecosystem Recovery, Damaged by Cyclone Yaku 2022-47

04 Kg. of coffee seeds of the Marseillaise and Bourbon varieties have been delivered from the demonstration plot of the Villarrumi Producers Committee, this plot has organic certification within the CECANOR-PROASSA Specialty Coffee Program. These varieties, depending largely on harvest and post-harvest management, have high cup quality.

2022-47 UPDATE Pampa Hermosa
March 6, 2024

In the Villarrumi demonstration plot, good productive performance of these varieties has been demonstrated, which is why they are being disseminated in committees with similar environmental characteristics.

10 thousand coffee plants are being prepared, we are close to bagging them and taking them to the final field in 5 or 6 months.

Pipes, hoses and accessories
A first delivery of 1.5” hoses and 1.5” and 2” pipes has been made to the producers who have been most affected by Cyclone Yaku when their irrigation system was damaged.

I. Bourbon Seeds 02:00kg Pampa Hermosa
Marseillaise 02:00kg
II. Irrigation material Hoses 1.5” 07 Units
1.5″ tubes 35 Units
2″ tubes 15 Units

Results that we are obtaining:
– Interest of producers in knowing the behavior of the Marseillaise and Bourbon coffee varieties.
– Expectation to see the results of technical management in the preparation of the germinating beds and the bagging of the coffee seedlings.
– They recognize that the support given by the Café Femenino Foundation is essential to face the problems caused by Cyclone Yaku.
– Commitment to prepare your organic fertilizers and maintain and increase the organic matter of your soils.
– They are users of the Villarumi Agricultural Input Banks.

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