Agriculture

Training in Greenhouses, Shade-houses etc in Antigua and Barbuda, region

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently partnered with Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security to implement a regional project...

Clare Hall Secondary School students exposed to Agro-processing

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Clare Hall Secondary School exposed to Agro-processing There is an old saying that “every disappointment is a blessing”, however, while some may think that is...

Sir Novelle Richards Secondary School Agricultural Department first ever poultry slaughter

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Traditional Learning experience is accepted by most but to others can be boring. Education like the era we live in has evolved and continues to...

Ministers underscore the need for standards in agricultural output

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Trade Minister, E. P. Chet Greene said Tuesday’s National Quality Infrastructure dialogue ought to mark significant changes for the agricultural and fisheries sector of...

Ministry of Education Market Day, a success

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Despite the severe drought and adverse effects of the climatic conditions we are experiencing, coupled with living through a pandemic Thursday’s event proved that...

Aquaponics and Hydroponics; The Future of Agriculture in Antigua and Barbuda

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With traditional farming facing so many challenges and more persons tapping into the new technologies available for growing, Alfred Brazier of Shaade Hydroponics and...

Association seeks subsidies and concessions in order to maintain the current price of eggs

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CABINET NOTES: The Cabinet met with the Egg Layers Association consisting of its President, its Vice President and the Public Relations Officer who are seeking...

IICA’s Eastern Caribbean States Representative visits Antigua and Barbuda

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After over two years, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA) Representative for the Eastern Caribbean States, Mr. Gregg Rawlins has finally made a...

Youth to engage in farm project

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The Halo Foundation recently received a grant of US$10,000 from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, in sponsorship of a pilot farming...

Backyard gardeners receive composting materials

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  Regional Ministers of Agriculture and Heads of Governments approved of a Post COVID Response Plan. In the Plan, there is a clear articulation of the...

Local Farmers support food drive amidst challenges faced due to climate change and the...

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In support of the Jamaican Consulate’s food drive, farmers from a farming group in the Bethesda farming community donated fruits and vegetables such as...

Beekeepers successfully complete agri-business training programme

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is creating a more agri-business...

Minister of Agriculture meets with farmers about difficulties faced in the agriculture sector

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The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs, Hon. Samantha Marshall met with farmers in Sanderson’s and Bethesda, which are located in the Southcentral...