Agriculture

Poultry farmers defend increase in the cost of eggs

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PRESS RELEASE FROM Antigua and Barbuda POULTRY FARMERS ASSOCIATION   Several months ago, the Antigua & Barbuda Poultry Farmers Association commenced dialogue with the Ministry of Agriculture,...

Farming Tips: How To Increase Productivity And Get More Done

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In the past, farmers had to rely on labor to turn their fields into productive farmland. These days, however, there are new ways to...

Three women tell their story of creating a successful Lettuce Production business in the...

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  SEAZONZ HYDROPONIC FARM, located in the heart of Antigua produces a variety of "Lactuca Sativa" commonly known as lettuce. The conceptualization of this farm began a...

Backyard Gardener Tiffany Pryce highlights the importance of backyard gardening

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    Backyard Garden Facilitators and a Backyard Gardener highlight the importance of backyard gardening   Since the global pandemic early last year, the Extension Division within the...

Consumers to pay more for eggs from Sept. 1

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Antigua Barbuda Layer Farmers' Association Dear Valued Customer, We, the Poultry Farmers of Antigua & Barbuda, have been working hard over the years to deliver quality eggs at the...

Registration for PiAngo Fest 2021 closes next Friday

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The Ministry of Agriculture is reminding vendors who wish to take part in PiAngo Fest 2021 that registration for the upcoming event closes on...

More varieties of Sweet Potatoes being planted in Antigua & Barbuda

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“This particular sweet potato that you see we are doing here is a part of a CDB Project that we are now implementing within...

Antigua And Barbuda bans pork from the Dominican Republic

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African Swine Fever Press Release   An outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Dominican Republic has been officially detected and confirmed by the OIE...

The outlook of the Beekeeping Industry looks bright

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Things are definitely looking up for the Beekeeping industry in Antigua and Barbuda with major renovations of their headquarters well underway and the increased...

Food donation help from the diaspora

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The Antiguan and Barbudan Association of Toronto (ABAT) initiated a collaborative effort with Hold On Pain Ends (H.O.P.E) Foundation (Antigua) to address the issue...

African swine fever advisory issued for CARICOM member states

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The Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency (CAHSFA) is advising Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States to intensify protective measures against the African Swine...

NOTICE: Closure of Public Market Complex

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The general public is hereby informed of the closure of the Public Market Complex (Vegetable and Craft Market) to facilitate a comprehensive cleaning of...

IN PICTURES: PM hosts Auntie Dia Summer Camp tour of his farm

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne on Monday hosted the Auntie Dia Summer Camp tour of his farm. Twelve children participated in the farm tour, learning about...