Caribbean Week Of Agriculture Starts Next Week

Sheena Forde Top Stories

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will host the Caribbean Week of Agriculture, from Monday, October 8, to Friday, October 12, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC). During the week, there will be a number of activities, including a plenary session, workshops, seminars, presentations by FAO, CARDI and IICA, as well as the Ministers’ of Agriculture Organisation of …

New Date For Goat Production Training

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security’s training session for farmers on goat production will be held this Thursday, October 4, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The training session, which was postponed as a result of the inclement weather expected from the passage of Tropical Storm Kirk; will be conducted at the CARDI building, located at the Ministry’s headquarters, Graeme …

Telephone Numbers Change At Markets Division

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The public is asked to note that the telephone numbers for the Markets’ Division, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, have been changed. The new number for Manager of Markets is 535-5134 or 535-5133, while the Senior Superintendent of Markets may be reached at 535-6207.  The maintenance and accounts sections may be reached at 535-6211 and 535-6212, respectively. …

Training For Farmers In Goat Production Postponed

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security’s training session for farmers on Goat Production, scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, September 27, has been postponed. This is as a result of the inclement weather expected from the passage of Tropical Storm Kirk. Any inconvenience caused is regretted. sheena.forde@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Caribbean Week Of Agriculture Starts Nex… anemptytextlline READ MORE New …

Training For Farmers In Goat Production

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will continue its training sessions for farmers on Goat Production this Thursday, September 27. The workshop will be held in the CARDI building located at the Ministry, Graeme Hall, Christ Church, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. According to Officer-in-Charge of Extensions, Barney Callender, the objective of the session is to provide information on …

Small Ruminant Management Workshop

Sheena Forde Ministry News

Modern Small Ruminant Management will be the focus of a workshop being hosted by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture Organization, in association with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security. It will take place from Monday, September 24, to Wednesday, September 26. On Monday and Tuesday, the workshop will be held at Greenland, …

Ministry Pushing Rabbit Meat For Local Consumption

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security is hoping to change the attitudes and palates of Barbadians when it comes to the consumption of rabbit meat. To this end, it held a workshop on Rabbit Production this morning at the CARDI building, located on the Ministry’s compound at Graeme Hall, Christ Church, which was well attended by both experienced rabbit …

Training For Farmers In Rabbit Rearing

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will continue its training sessions for farmers with a Rabbit Rearing Workshop on Wednesday, August 29. The workshop will be held in the CARDI building located at the Ministry, Graeme Hall, Christ Church, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. According to Officer-in-Charge of Extensions, Barney Callender, the objective of the session is to “help …

Barbados To Learn From Chinese Techniques In Agriculture

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security is looking to take a delegation to China to learn modern techniques employed in agriculture there to benefit farmers in Barbados. Minister Indar Weir made the disclosure during a recent courtesy call with that country’s Ambassador to Barbados, Yan Xiusheng, at the Ministry’s headquarters at Graeme Hall, Christ Church Mr. Weir said he …

Farmers Training Session Continues

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will continue its training sessions for farmers on Tuesday, July 31 with a course entitled: Basics of Record Keeping. The course will be held in the Conference Room at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Graeme Hall, Christ Church from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. According to Officer-in-Charge of Extensions, Barney Callender, …