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 …

All Clear Given For Corned Beef

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

Barbadians can resume eating one of their favourite delicacies now that the all clear has been given for the consumption of corned beef. Speaking at a media briefing on Monday at the Ministry of Agriculture’s Graeme Hall headquarters, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Esworth Reid, told reporters that the Ministry found it necessary to follow through on the …

Chief Agricultural Officer Dispels Myths

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

Chief Agricultural Officer (CAO), Lennox Chandler, is dispelling some of the myths that have led to what he has described as “a circus of tomfoolery and absurdity” as it relates to agriculture in Barbados. While delivering the opening remarks this morning at a training workshop on Tomato Product Development hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource …

Return To Core Says Agricultural Chief

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The Ministry of Agriculture needs to return to its core responsibility of research development, and the publication of research findings. This is the view of Chief Agricultural Officer (CAO), Lennox Chandler, who believes that the Ministry has “fallen short” in these areas for various reasons, and has vowed to reverse this trend. His comments came this morning at the opening …

Farmer’s Market & Culinary Exhibition

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The Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management will host a Farmer’s Market and Culinary Exhibition on Friday, October 14. The initiative is part of the week of activities to celebrate World Food Day, themed: Climate is Changing, Food and Agriculture Must Too. Local farmers and agro-processors are invited to exhibit and sell products at the market, and …

Workshop On Tomato Product Development

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

Tomato farmers, agro-processors, and persons interested in improving the cultivation and marketing of their tomatoes are invited to attend a one-day workshop on Product Development on Tuesday, October 4. The workshop, which will be held at the Barbados Water Authority, Pine Commercial Estate, The Pine, St. Michael, also seeks to encourage young entrepreneurs to create new agro-processed products; develop markets …