Agriculture

Closure Of Hotels Hits Farmer Kenford “Boie” Jarvis Hard

Kenford “Boie” Jarvis is a farmer for approximately thirty-three (33) years in the Sanderson’s Settlement in the South Central District, where he grows a...

More communities told to come on board to better manage the Giant African Snail

More communities are being urged to come on board and work together to effectively manage the Giant African Snail (GAS). The call comes from Chief...

Verina Goodman-Ferris Shares How Growing Up On A Farm Shaped Her Life

Although times have changed, quite a number of jobs and skills are still being labeled to be best suited for either a male or...

86-year-old farmer wants to see more emphasis placed on growing and exporting the Antigua...

For eighty-six (86) year old, veteran farmer of the Old Road Community, Enoch Anthony, he wants to see the return of  the ‘glory days’ ...

Joint Initiative To Make Good Use Of ‘Green Waste’

A collaborative effort is being undertaken between the National Solid Waste Management Authority within the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture to see how...

The Forage Project Under The Australian High Commission Direct Aid Pogramme Progressing Smoothly

The collaborative project between the Ministry of Agriculture, the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), the Australian High Commission Direct Aid Programme and...

Three Institutions Within The Ministry of Health Get Timely Donations

Timely donations were made today (Monday) to three (3) local institutions on behalf of the Antigua Fisheries Division, in the form of fish which was confiscated...

Farmers Frustrated Over Iguanas Consuming Their Crops

Farmers are complaining about a new problem that makes growing crops more difficult; iguanas consuming their crops. One farmer admits that he kills them on...