Rain clouds may cast a gloom on coffee prices

November rains witnessed by Karnataka this year have fallen hard on the harvest of coffee beans. Karnataka’s coffee growers and plantation owners are worried as their crops wash away due to prolonged rains in November. The rains have resulted in loss of one third of Arabica type of coffee, according to Coffee Board of India. […]

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Coffee Plantations in Threat

Introduction of silver oak in coffee plantation in Western Ghats may be a threat, predict scientists. Bengaluru, Oct. 11, 2018: For many years the coffee planters in Western Ghats near Bengaluru have planted exotic silver oak (Grevillea robusta) whose pole-like trunk is used as a support for the coffee plants, to help boost incomes. People […]

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