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Shade Grown Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Bird Friendly, Researchers FindDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

In coffee, the ongoing assumption is that the term “shade-grown” connotes increased biodiversity and some amount of bird friendliness. Yet as the local environmental effects of coffee-driven deforestation and agroforestry become better understood, researchers from… Source link

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Shade-Grown Can Help Coffee Farmers Maximize Profits, Research SuggestsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Daily Coffee News photo. Coffee farmers can maximize profits by converting one-third to two-thirds of their farmland to shade-grown, according to pioneering new research that attempts to quantify the economic associations with shifting away from conventional full-sun… Source link