Session For Christ Church Farmers

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The Extension Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management will conduct a knowledge exchange session for Christ Church farmers, on Tuesday, November 21. It will take place at the Parish Land Pavilion, Parish Land, Christ Church, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Farmers will get the opportunity to bring their plant samples to be evaluated during a plant …

Non-Traditional Crops Field Day

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public will get the opportunity to learn how to plant kale, basil herbs, mint herbs, garlic, and other medicinal herbs tomorrow, Tuesday, November 14, as the Ministry of Agriculture hosts it non-traditional crops field day. The field day will be held at the Central Agronomic Research Station at Graeme Hall, Christ Church, from 9:00 a.m. It is …

Session For Christ Church Farmers

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The Extension Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management will conduct a knowledge exchange session for farmers from Christ Church on Tuesday, November 21. It will take place at the Ministry, Graeme Hall, Christ Church, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Farmers will have the opportunity to bring their plant samples to be evaluated during a plant clinic, …

Agricultural Sector Exploring Drone Use

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

As Government looks to strengthen legislation to combat praedial larceny, the possibility of drone technology to police farms is also under consideration. Officials from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, farmers and other stakeholders met at the Ministry’s Graeme Hall, Christ Church location recently to hear exactly how drones could help deter thieves from stealing their …

Using Drones To Stop Praedial Larceny

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Stakeholders in agriculture will get the opportunity to see how drone technology can be used to assist in the fight against praedial larceny, when the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resources Management hosts a workshop on this issue. The workshop will be held on Friday, November 3, in the Ministry’s Conference Room, Graeme Hall, Christ Church, starting at …

Training Course On Pesticides Use

Julie Carrington Ministry News

More than 30 participants are now in a better position to understand how to use pesticides safely, following a workshop hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Fisheries and Water Resources Management. The two-day workshop, which was held recently at the Ministry’s Graeme Hall, Christ Church location, was one of the activities put on by the Ministry as part of …

Praedial Larceny Workshop October 19

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The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Fisheries and Water Resource Management, in collaboration with the CARICOM Secretariat and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) will host a workshop to educate its stakeholders on praedial larceny. It will be held on Thursday, October 19, in the Conference Room at the Ministry’s Graeme Hall, Christ Church headquarters, starting at 9:00 a.m. …

Ban Lifted On UK Poultry

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The ban on poultry and poultry products coming from the United Kingdom (UK) has been lifted. According to a statement from the Ministry of Agriculture, commercial importers and the general public are now free to import live birds, hatching eggs, and fresh, frozen and chilled poultry meat and products, including table eggs, from that territory. This decision follows the UK’s …

Farmers’ Market Stall Space Available

Julie Carrington Ministry News

In celebration of World Food Day, on Friday, October 13, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Fisheries and Water Resource Management, will be hosting a farmers’ market at the Ministry’s Graeme Hall, Christ Church, headquarters. To this end, interested persons, who are desirous of securing a stall space to sell agricultural produce, food, beverages or locally made arts and crafts, are …

Focus On Climate Smart Agriculture

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From September 14 to 15, technocrats, policy makers and agricultural planners put their collective heads together to come up with suggestions as to how best to strengthen innovation agriculture systems to withstand the effects of natural or man-made disasters. The officials, drawn from countries across the region, participated in panel discussions and other interactive sessions while attending the 11th Meeting …