Farmers’ Week Ferry Tickets For Sister Islands

Friday, 16 January 2015 - 2:45pm

The Department of Agriculture is reminding all farmers who are interested in attending the Farmers’ Week Ceremonies on Anegada, Jost Van Dyke and Virgin Gorda, to collect ferry tickets in person on Thursday, January 29 at the Department of Agriculture, Paraquita Bay Station, or the Virgin Gorda Sub-station.

Public Invited To Farmers Week 2015 Events

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 - 4:15pm

The Department of Agriculture is inviting the public to the Official Opening Ceremony for Farmers’ Week, on Friday February 6, 2015, 10:00 a.m., at its main office in Paraquita Bay. The public is also invited to attend and support all exhibitions, special events and activities slated for Farmers’ Week 2015.

Farmers Week 2015 Poster Competition

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 - 3:15pm

The Department of Agriculture is encouraging all parents and children of elementary schools in the Virgin Islands to participate in the Territory’s annual Farmer’s Week Poster Competition. Entries should be inspired by and reflect ideas that are derived from the theme; "Youth in Agriculture - a Must! Food Security and Cultural Sustainability – a Plus!" The deadline for submission of entries is slated for Thursday, January 29.

 Winners will be selected from three categories;

Farmers Week 2015 Judging Dates And Locations

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 - 11:00am

The Department of Agriculture is asking all Virgin Islands’ Crop and Livestock farmers interested in entering the Farmers’ Week 2015 contests to note the following field judging dates and locations: