Agriculture

Ban Lifted On Florida Palms Responsible For Lethal Yellowing Disease

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Three professionals who grow and export plants from Florida have convinced the government to lift its six-year ban on the importation of Royal Palms. The...

Officials place conditions on import of citrus from Florida

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(PRESS RELEASE) The Plant Protection Unit has completed its risk assessment to determine whether citrus fruit from Florida can enter Antigua and Barbuda. Following review of...

Jonas wants breakfast added to school meals programme

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Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs, Hon. Dean Jonas, delivered the FAO's Director General's Message on the occasion of World Food Day, October...

All residents urged to ‘wage war’ against the Giant African Snail

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“The Giant African Snails` presence is a ticking time bomb to food security in the Caribbean region.” That’s the view of Dr. Marcus Ramdwar of...

DNA promises lower food costs

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Twenty-seven percent of the population in Antigua and Barbuda is malnourished according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). One Democratic National Alliance (DNA) spokesman,...

NOTICE: Poultry Farmers Association meeting

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NOTICE OF MEETING FOR GENERAL MEMBERSHIP FOR THE ANTIGUA & BARBUDA POULTRY FARMERS ASSOCIATION. MEETING DATE:     13TH NOVEMBER 2017 MEETING TIME:      7:30 PM SHARP LOCATION:   ...

Poultry Farmers Association elects new executive

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The membership of the Antigua & Barbuda Poultry Farmers Association ABPFA has unanimously elected a new executive to usher its membership over the next...

WATCH: Farmers speak about issues affecting them

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Carl Joseph just visited some farmers on their farms. Watch the video to see what he discovered. https://youtu.be/qtu37PFWtsE

Disease still affecting thousands of palm trees in Antigua

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The lethal yellowing disease is still a problem for Antigua and Barbuda. And this man is calling for more urgent action to address the problem. https://youtu.be/WwdaoBLtugM