Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D.Pickering and officials from the Department of Agriculture visited the newly established poultry farm of local poultry farmer, Albert Pickering.
The Department of Agriculture wishes to advise residents and visitors to the British Virgin Islands that it is unlawful to import plants and/or plant materials into the Territory without a valid provisional import permit in accordance with the Plant Protection Act (Cap. 93).
Topic: Agriculture, Public Health | Posted By: aphillip
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 - 8:15am
Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE and Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton entertained courtesy visits from Premier and Minister of Health, Agriculture and Human Services, Dr. the Honourable Rufus W. Ewing of Turks and Caicos on November 16, 2015.
Residents of the Virgin Islands will have an opportunity to be educated on ways to reduce poverty and hunger, the agricultural benefits and usage of the Sargassum Seaweed as well as participate in food tasting today Friday, October 16, as part of the observance of World Food Day (WFD).