Saturday, October 16, 2021

Agriculture

Antigua and Barbuda make first import of Vetiver grass from Dominica under IICA-CBF EbA...

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The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF) Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) project hit a milestone, the first-time export...

Statement by Minister of Agriculture on World Food Safety Day 2021

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Residents of Antigua and Barbuda,   Civilisation, as we know and enjoy today, could not have evolved, nor can it survive, without safe and healthy food....

100,000 coconut palm seeds from Costa Rica will enter Antigua shortly

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Cabinet Notes:   The Cabinet announced that 100,000 coconut palm seeds from Costa Rica will enter Antigua shortly for propagation of new coconut palms that were...

Fresh ‘N Yummy Antiguan chicken to hit the market this month

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Proprietor of Fresh ‘N’ Yummy, Mr. Alan Osborne, is eagerly awaiting the roll-out of the first batch of Antiguan hatched and raised chickens on...

School Meals head wants to see more done to encourage youths to consume more...

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Executive Chef of the National School Meals programme, Ms. Colleen Simpson wants to see a more multidisciplinary approach to encourage youth across Antigua and...

Poultry production is on an upward swing in Antigua & Barbuda

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A breakthrough is underway in poultry production in Antigua and Barbuda and when fully implemented, it will make a significant impact on the importation...

CARIFESTA staff learn about the importance of fruit and vegetable consumption

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Members of the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables (IYFV) Steering Committee were guests at the CARIFESTA Office last Thursday, to make a presentation...

“Agriculture stands as a bright light in the darkness”- PM Browne

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During the 2021 Budget Statement Presentation, Prime Minister, The Hon. Gaston Browne commended the growth and development of the agricultural sector during 2020. “A bright...

Construction commences on a horticulture nursery to aid in the management and care of...

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Construction of a horticulture nursery with dimensions of 30ft x 50ft is currently being erected in Bendals on the property for the Ministry of...

IICA spearheads major Automated Drip Irrigation Project for local farmers.

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The International Institute For Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA),  through a collective crowdfunding or micro financing campaign entitled #IAmJoiningIICAChallenge, is spearheading a major activity to...

Plans underway for farmers to get more access to water

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Minister of Agriculture, Hon Samantha Marshall has announced that government has taken concrete steps to ensure that farmers in Antigua and Barbuda get better...

Agriculture Officials encourage more corporate partnership involvement on projects to boost the agriculture sector

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Minister of agriculture Hon. Samantha Marshall has commended the GARD Center for helping to lay a solid foundation for youths who have shared an...