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The Onset Of Colombia’s Coffee Crisis Started In 2008

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When the climate crisis started in Colombia it was here in Antioquia that signs of the severe impact of erratic weather first started to show in the 2008-09 mitaca crop, the Colombian mid-harvest that is picked from late March or early April through August. The mitaca that year was reduced to one of the smallest on record after a complete failure of rains during the most crucial part of the flowering season. Total production in Colombia in the 2008-09 harvest plummeted to just 8.664 million 60-kilogram bags after three consecutive years with output over 12.5 million bags. Here Colombian producer and analyst Pedro Echavarria in Antioquia.

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