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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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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