Direct Telephone Line To Abattoir Is In Operation

Thursday, 18 August 2016 - 12:43pm

The public and farmers are notified that the direct phone line to the abattoir is in operation

Abattoir Currently Restricted To Limited Functions

Friday, 22 July 2016 - 3:48pm

The Department of Agriculture is notifying the public, particularly the farming community that the abattoir in Paraquita Bay is currently unable to receive and process pigs.

The Future Is Bright For Poultry Market In The BVI

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 - 5:30pm

Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D.Pickering and officials from the Department of Agriculture visited the newly established poultry farm of local poultry farmer, Albert Pickering.

Persons Reminded To Apply Before Importing Live Birds

Friday, 11 March 2016 - 4:00pm

Farmers and bird-handlers are reminded that requests for import permits are to be made to the Department of Agriculture before importing birds into the Territory.

Dog-Owners Reminded Of Dog Registration And Safety

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 12:15pm

Dog-owners and enthusiasts are reminded to register all pet dogs, over the age of six months, with the Department of Agriculture. 

Dog Owners Advised To Implement Good Safety Habits

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 12:00pm

Owners of dogs in the Territory are reminded to implement good safety habits through registration of their pets, leashing, tying and fencing-in practices.

Farmers’ Week 2016 Postponed

Thursday, 4 February 2016 - 1:15pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is informing the public that the annual Farmers’ Week celebrations are postponed until 2017.

Public Reminder On Plant Importation Procedures

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 - 10:15am

The Department of Agriculture wishes to advise residents and visitors to the British Virgin Islands that it is unlawful to import plants and/or plant materials into the Territory without a valid provisional import permit in accordance with the Plant Protection Act (Cap. 93).

Turks And Caicos Premier Pays Courtesy Call On BVI Ministers

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 - 8:15am

Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE and Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton entertained courtesy visits from Premier and Minister of Health, Agriculture and Human Services, Dr. the Honourable Rufus W. Ewing of Turks and Caicos on November 16, 2015.

BVI Arbour Day Highlights Native Plant Species

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 - 3:00pm

The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands is continuing its conservation efforts to preserve endangered and endemic plants species in the Virgin Islands. 

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