CARDI Day 2018 – December 5

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute’s (CARDI) Country Office in Barbados will be celebrating CARDI Day under the theme Celebrating the potential of the region’s coconut industry. On Wednesday, December 5, there will be an opening ceremony followed by a field tour at 9:30 a.m. at CARDI’s Demonstration and Training Centre, located at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food …

Workshop On Climate Change & Agriculture

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will conduct a workshop entitled: Climate Change and Its Potential Impact on Agriculture, on Tuesday, November 27, in the conference room at the Ministry’s headquarters, Graeme Hall, Christ Church, at 9:30 a.m. According to Officer-in-Charge of Extensions, Barney Callender, the workshop will mainly focus on how farmers can seek to mitigate and adapt …

Coconut Vendors Meeting Nov. 22

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The National Coconut Stakeholders Platform, in association with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security and the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute, is inviting all coconut vendors to a meeting on Thursday, November 22, at The St. Michael School, Martindales Road, St. Michael, at 6.30 p.m. The objective of the meeting is to discuss initiatives for the management of coconut waste across Barbados. sheena.forde@barbados.gov.bb …

Pest And Pesticide Management Workshop

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will conduct a training workshop on pest and pesticide management on Wednesday, October 31. It will be held at the Caribbean Agricultural Research & Development Institute (CARDI) building, located at the Ministry’s headquarters, Graeme Hall, Christ Church, at 9:30 a.m. Topics to be covered include: pest identification and control; pesticide calibration of spray …

Rabbit Association Meeting Oct. 25

Sheena Forde Ministry News

In its efforts to assist rabbit farmers, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security’s Extensions Unit will hold a meeting on Thursday, October 25, at the Ministry’s headquarters, Graeme Hall, Christ Church, at 9:30 a.m. All farmers are welcome to attend sheena.forde@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE CARDI Day 2018 – December 5 anemptytextlline READ MORE Workshop On Climate Change & …

Caribbean Week Of Agriculture Starts Next Week

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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 CARDI Day 2018 – December 5 anemptytextlline READ MORE Workshop …

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 …