Farmers And Fishers’ Week 2023 Is March 18 To 23

Thursday, 16 March 2023 - 1:22pm

The public is advised that the revised dates for Farmers and Fishers’ week 2023, are 18th to 23rd March under the theme, “Building the Third Pillar of the Economy”.

Integral Role Of Farmers And Fishers Celebrated This Week

Wednesday, 15 March 2023 - 10:32am

Director of Agriculture and Fisheries, Theodore James, has said this year’s Farmers and Fishers’ week celebrates the integral role of farmers and fishers and their involvement in the expansion of a prosperous, thriving and internationally competitive economy.

Delegation Attends Agriculture And Food Fair In USVI

Wednesday, 22 February 2023 - 3:31pm

Government officials from the Premier’s Office and the Department of Agriculture attended the 51st Annual Agricultural and Food Fair of the US Virgin Islands in St Croix last weekend.

VI Government Sets Standards In Vending

Thursday, 16 February 2023 - 2:15pm

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley has said that the remodeled Road Town Market Square signals the regulation of vending in the Territory.

New Market Square A Signature Of Economic Growth

Wednesday, 15 February 2023 - 10:12am

The newly dedicated Market Square project is said to be a signature project of the Government of the Virgin Islands to foster entrepreneurship and economic growth.

Department Of Agriculture Receives Fisheries Database

Tuesday, 31 January 2023 - 4:05pm

The successful completion of training sessions for fisher folk and other key fisheries stakeholders has resulted in the official handover of a central fisheries database to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

VI Government To Advance With Food Security Law

Tuesday, 30 August 2022 - 11:33am

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has stated the Government of the Virgin Islands is poised to advance agriculture with the passing of the Food Security and Sustainability Act. 

Statement By Premier And Minister Of Finance Dr. Hon. Natalio D. Wheatley Update On Environment, Agriculture And Continuing Reform

Friday, 26 August 2022 - 3:39pm

Good morning members of the Press Corps, fellow Virgin Islanders and persons listening via radio and online.

I am happy to once again have press conference to keep the public updated on current matters. This morning I am pleased to be joined by Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Hon. Melvin “Mitch” Turnbull, who will also make a statement. Today we will update on environment, agriculture and other matters.

Aukie’s Farm Hosts Agricultural Hike For Farmers’ And Fishers' Week 2022

Wednesday, 6 April 2022 - 3:43pm

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, continues to highlight events from Farmers’ and Fishers’ Week 2022 held from Sunday, 27th March to Saturday, 2nd April.

Dr. the Honourable Wheatley Declares Farmers' and Fishers' Week 2022 Open

Monday, 28 March 2022 - 12:25pm

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