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.

Farmers Asked To Inspect Plots For Damaged Water Lines

Monday, 18 January 2021 - 12:40pm

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is notifying all farmers who are occupying Crown land at Paraquita Bay that PVC pipes with holes drilled into them are not to be used as a replacement for drip irrigation.

Fishermen And Farmers Meeting On Monday, January 18

Thursday, 14 January 2021 - 4:30pm

Farmers and fishers residing on Tortola are notified that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture meeting to be held in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries will now be held on Monday, January 18, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.,