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Ministry of Agriculture gives Banana Insurance

The government of St. Vincent & the Grenadines through the Ministry of Agriculture is continuing to support local Banana Growers, by providing crop insurance for growers of bananas and plantains. The Ministry of Agriculture says Growers will be adequately insured and compensated for windstorm damage to their farms for the period 2016- 2017. For the… Continue Reading →

Banana Farmers are been encourage to diversify into other crops .

Agriculture Minister Saboto Caesar says in the New Year he will continue to encourage Banana Farmers to diversify into other crops, as a result of the downturn in the Banana Industry. Minister Caesar was speaking at a signing ceremony last week, to mark the official hand over of the National Horticultural Project, which was established… Continue Reading →