The making of silage and molasses blocks will be the focus of a farmers’ field seminar, next Tuesday, July 28, at Welch Town Plantation, St. Peter, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, the Caribbean Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS), the seminar is targeting sheep farmers from the northern, central and Scotland District zones.

Livestock nutritionist with CARDI, Dr. Patricia Francis, will be the featured presenter. Further information may be obtained by contacting Extension Officer at the Ministry of Agriculture, Lemuel Collymore, at telephone number 257-7484 or by email at

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