He born in 1955 and he studied until 3 degree in high school. Then he studied for 6 months in the Manuel Mejia Vallejo Foundation, and also in the National Learning Service (SENA) where he got the title of Qualified Worker. He started in the coffee crops when he bought he farm El Diamante in 1987, then; he bought the farm Buenos Aires in 1993. He is still single and his farms are work generator for the people of the region.
Preservation of natural water sources. Management of the wastes from the depulped process to produce organic fertilizers.
Coffee Processing Information
Fertilization: Three times per year according to the soils analysisDisease and Pest Control: Cultural control of broca (Re Re) and application of the Bauveria Bassiana fungusHarvesting: Main Crop – October to December. Fly Crop – April to June
Annual Production: 1,440 bags
Soil Type: Franco Arcilloso
Annual Precipitation: 1,900 millimeters
Shade Grown Type: 10 %
Water Source: Fresh Water.
No. Permanent Employees: 28
No. Temporary Employees: 35
|Farm Name||Diamante – Buenos Aires|
|Farmer/Rep.||José Ramón Collazos|
|Size (30kg boxes)||14|
|Program||Colombia North 2005|
|Processing system||Traditional Wet Processing|
|Coffee Growing Area||30|
|High bidders||Wataru for Beans Coffee Sales|