87 Persons Registered For Backyard Gardening Competition

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 - 4:55pm

Eighty seven persons have registered for the backyard garden competition organised by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. 

Registration Ends May 1 For Backyard Garden Competition

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 - 3:44pm

Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley said maintaining a backyard garden is a fun and healthy way of feeding one’s self.

Community Shares Photos From Home Gardens

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 - 2:18pm

Persons in the community who have joined the Backyard Garden Competition are sharing their beginning photos on Facebook. Backyard gardener, Vanzkie Devenecia shared this photo of okra growing.

Backyard Garden Competition To Enhance Network Of Farmers

Friday, 17 April 2020 - 3:49pm

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries will be hosting a backyard garden competition to help to enhance the network of small farmers within the Territory.

Rapid Response Fishing And Farming Programme Launched

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 - 4:18pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has launched its Rapid Response Fishing and Farming Production Programme to assist fishers and residents who are engaged in farming in backyards, containers and on lands.

Abattoir To Close March 26

Monday, 23 March 2020 - 2:49pm

The public is notified that the Abattoir at the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries will be closed from Thursday, March 26 to allow for routine maintenance of the equipment and chill box.

Excerpt From The Statement By Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley on Economic Stimulus For Fishers and Farmers In Response to COVID-19

Friday, 20 March 2020 - 7:06pm

Statement By Dr. The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley On Economic Stimulus For Fishers And Farmers In Response To COVID-19

Friday, 20 March 2020 - 6:52pm

Your Government continues to do all we can to ensure the safety and protection of the people of the Virgin Islands. This was our commitment from the time we presented ourselves as servants of the people.

Farmers Invited to USVI AgriFest On St. Croix

Thursday, 13 February 2020 - 11:15am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is notifying farmers and other interested persons who wish to attend the 49th Agriculture and Food Fair AgriFest on St. Croix on Saturday, February 15th .....

Register Your Dog

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 - 10:49am

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

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