Coffee Harvest Threatened By Roya Disease

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Children help their families pick coffee beans on a small parcel... News PhotoAgriculture,Assistance,Bean,Child,Coffee Crop,Coffee Rust,Damaged,Delivering,Family,Farm,Finance,Fungus,Guatemala,Harvesting,Horizontal,Latin America,Man Made Object,Small,The AmericasPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergChildren help their families pick coffee beans on a small parcel damaged by the roya coffee fungus near Antigua, Guatemala, on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. The Guatemalan National Coffee Association said that rust disease, known as roya in Spanish, will destroy 15 percent of the 2012-2013 harvest and as much as 40 percent of next season’s harvest. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images