Department Of Agriculture Phone And Internet Lines Down

Tuesday, 22 June 2021 - 12:10pm

The public is being informed that the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is experiencing an interruption in the telephone and internet service. 

School Garden Initiative Continues To Grow

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 - 4:18pm

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries’ School Garden initiative is the recipient of an irrigation system including an irrigation hose, fittings, emitters and seedlings including, okra, kale, lemon basil, season and bell peppers courtesy of the Fort Garden Centre and Plant Wise VI.

Agriculture And Fisheries Receives New Tractor

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 - 3:47pm

A highlight of ‘Farmers and Fishers Week 2021’ was the dedication of a brand new tractor for the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

New Public Pound To Address Roaming Livestock Problem

Friday, 7 May 2021 - 6:03pm

 A new public pound created as a response to the growing number of roaming livestock across the Territory was officially opened last week.

Local Businesses Donate To School Garden Initiative

Monday, 3 May 2021 - 4:14pm

The Fort Garden Centre and Plant Wise VI have contributed to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries’ School Garden Initiative.

Public Pound Opens on April 30

Tuesday, 27 April 2021 - 5:20pm

The public is notified that a ceremony will be held at Paraquita Bay on Friday, April 30 for the opening of the public animal pound, the dedication of the new tractor and animal trailers, as well as a dessert competition. 

Exhibition and Market Day will Feature Local Produce and Fish

Tuesday, 27 April 2021 - 4:03pm

The public is invited to a grand Farmers’ and Fishers’ Exhibition and Market day on the grounds of the Department of Agriculture at Paraquita Bay on Saturday, May 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley Update On The Agriculture And Fisheries Sectors

Thursday, 18 March 2021 - 3:24pm

Good Day and God’s blessings Mister Speaker.

In April 2020, I stood in this honourable House and informed the people of these Virgin Islands about the economic stimulus for fishers and farmers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Department Of Agriculture And Fisheries Improving Services

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 - 12:29pm

Director of Agriculture and Fisheries, Theodore E. James said his department  has been steadily improving its services and facilities at its Paraquita Bay station.

Greenhouse Materials Available For Registered Farmers

Monday, 18 January 2021 - 1:00pm

All registered farmers who are desirous of acquiring greenhouse materials are asked to visit the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries’ office at Paraquita Bay, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

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