Public Invited To Quarantine Awareness Day Activities

Wednesday, 23 September 2015 - 5:00pm

The Department of Agriculture is inviting the public to its Quarantine Awareness Day scheduled for Wednesday, September 30. 

Carrot Bay Farmers Invited To Meeting

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 - 3:30pm

The Agriculture Department is inviting farmers in Carrot Bay and neighbouring areas to attend a farmers meeting, on Thursday, September 10, at the Abraham Leonard Community Centre at 6:00 p.m.

Farmers Advise To Prepare Farms For Hurricane Danny

Friday, 21 August 2015 - 5:15pm

The Agriculture Department is advising all farmers to secure their farms in preparation for Hurricane Danny. 

Importers Of Live Birds Reminded To Complete Required Permits

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 - 11:00am

The Department of Agriculture is advising importers of live birds to complete the necessary animal import permit forms at the department. This is important in helping to stop the spread of the H5N1 Avian Flu or Bird Flu, and to safeguard the Territory. 

Statement By Hon Pickering: The State Of Agriculture In The Territory

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 - 10:15am

Madame Speaker, the development of the Agricultural Industry is a key factor in the Territory’s move towards food security. However, there is a need to recognize the fact that times have changed and there are many challenges facing this Industry and thus we must employ appropriate strategies that will mitigate those challenges.... 

Entries Invited For Farmers’ Week 2016 Theme Competition

Monday, 11 May 2015 - 2:30pm

The Department of Agriculture is inviting the public to enter the Farmers’ Week 2016 theme competition. 

Entries Invited For Farmers’ Week 2016 Theme Competition

Thursday, 9 April 2015 - 3:15pm

The Department of Agriculture is inviting members of the public to enter the Farmers’ Week 2016 theme competition.  Entries should be inspired by and incorporate the following topics: sustainable development, increased agricultural production and climate change. The theme should not exceed twelve (12) words and the competition is open to all persons.

Farmers Week 2015 Magazine Available Online

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 - 11:30am

The Department of Agriculture is encouraging members of the public to view and or download this year’s Farmer’s Week Magazine on the Government Website ....

Farmers Week Prize Giving Ceremony On Anegada Cancelled

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 - 4:45pm

The Department of Agriculture wishes to inform the public that the annual Farmers Week Prize Giving Ceremony and Exhibition on Anegada scheduled for Wednesday, February 4, is cancelled. 

Statement By Chief Agricultural Officer On Anegada Prize Giving Ceremony For Farmers’ Week 2015

Monday, 2 February 2015 - 4:15pm

On behalf of the Department of Agriculture, I wish to express our sincerest apologies to farmers, stakeholders, members of the Anegada community, and the wider Virgin Islands community for the inconvenience caused in postponing this morning’s annual Farmers’ Week Prize Giving Ceremony and Exhibition.

The postponement was as a result of technical difficulties experienced by the ferry.  

We would like to inform the public that the ceremony and exhibition are now scheduled for Wednesday, February 4 at 11:00 a.m.

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