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Low diversity of coffee plants
2015-05-26 10:43:44

As you're sipping you're morning cup of coffee, stop to appreciate its richness in flavor, its warm, enticing aroma, and realize that this cup may be your last. (Ok -- maybe not, but still. Coffee is in trouble.)

coffee rust
2014-09-30 07:19:11

We hope you were able to take advantage of one of the many free National Coffee Day giveaways on Monday, because ecologists report that a fungus has been sweeping across plantations in Mexico and Central America, limiting coffee production and forcing price increases in the process.

World's Coffee Supply In Danger Due To Roya Fungus
2013-05-15 14:35:47

A case of coffee leaf rust is threatening a large portion of the coffee crop in Central America, threatening the jobs of local coffee growers. This, in turn, could lead to higher prices for those who enjoy a cup of Latin American coffee.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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