Coffee Berry Borer Beauveria Subsidy Programs
HDOA - Subsidy Available
Save your original Beauveria-product receipts! The Hawaii Department of Agriculture recently officially launched their CBB Pesticide Subsidy Program. Applications are now being accepted. Growers can receive reimbursement for a percentage of the cost for Botanigard and Mycotrol products, once the application process is completed. The program is in effect through 6/30/2019. Farm TMK and other relevant information is required.
Thinking about participating in the HDOA CBB Pesticide Subsidy Program? Currently, applications are accepted for reimbursement of 75% (up to $600 per acre and up to $9000 per farm) on BotaniGard/Mycotrol purchases made 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016.
Buying Botanigard/Mycotrol now? Be sure to save your original receipts. Starting in July applications will be accepted for 50% reimbursement (up to $600 per acre and up to $9000 per farm) on purchases made 7/1/16 through 6/30/17.
See the program latest update from HDOA here.
Call Gwen Hicks at 808-323-7578 or email HDOA.CBB@hawaii.gov for sign-up information and assistance.
SHAC - Subsidy NOT Currently Available
SHAC's (Synergistic Hawaii Agriculture Council) Beauveria subsidy program is currently NOT FUNDED. Do not wait for this program to be funded. Purchase your Beauveria products now, if you need to spray, and sign up with HDOA to receive reimbursements for approved Beauveria products.
Information about the SHAC program can be found at http://deadcbb.com/. Please contact Suzanne at 808-365-9041 or at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or comments.
Beauveria subsidy programs assist in the cost of Beauveria-based products only. Requirements are varied between these different programs. Please inquire about the requirements and restrictions of each program with the program directors.