Update on island’s coffee pests is online Wednesday

Courtesy of state Department of Agriculture

Coffee leaf rust forms irregular, pale-yellow spots on the upper surfaces of coffee-tree leaves.

LIHU‘E — The state Department of Agriculture and University of Hawai‘i personnel will update Kaua‘i residents on the status of coffee berry borer and coffee leaf rust during an online “mini-conference” on Wednesday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon.