Tag Archives: Farmers

Chezley Scipio Urges The Ministry Of Agriculture To Place Farmers In Cooperatives

The President of the South Windward Action Producers Co-operative, Chezley Scipio has welcomed the move towards the establishment of more Farmers Co-operatives here. Mr. Scipio spoke on the benefits to be derived from co-operatives, during his remarks at the launch of the Co-operative Farmers Market at Heritage Square this month. He urged the Ministry of… Continue Reading →

Saboto Caesar Urges Banana Farmers To Follow The Right Practices

The Ministry of Agriculture will be taking steps in the New Year to address the issue of poorly maintained banana plantations. Word of this came from Agriculture Minister Saboto Caesar, during his remarks at the opening of the 14th Annual General Assembly of the SVG Fair Trade Organization on Tuesday. Minister Caesar said there are… Continue Reading →

Farmers Are urged To Cooperate With The Authorities To Reduce Rhe Incidence Of Praedial larceny

The appeal came from Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar during News Conference held yesterday to discuss trade investment opportunities between St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago. Minister Caesar said the issue of praedial larceny presents a major challenge that requires a collaborative approach. And he noted that the co-operation of Farmers is… Continue Reading →

The Ministry Of Agriculture Says Farmers In Fancy Will Soon Be Able To Practice Innovative Techniques

On Wednesday 26th November, thirteen farmers from Fancy Vegetable Farmers Cooperative in Agricultural Region three on the windward side of the island were taken on a field tour to Agricultural Region 1 on the Leeward side. Over the years, farmers in Fancy have been facing increasing difficulties in acquiring seedlings for their vegetable production, owing… Continue Reading →

Local Farmers To Receive Additional Funds Says PM

Farmers throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines will soon have access to additional financial resources as part of continued efforts by the Ministry of Agriculture to boost agricultural production. News of this came from Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves during a news conference on Tuesday. Dr. Gonsalves said the financing will be made available through… Continue Reading →

Farmers Being Encouraged To Use Organic Fertilizers

An Agricultural Official from Guyana is highlighting the importance of Organic Farming, which he says will provide sustainable farm environment for the Farmers in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The Ministry of Agriculture is embarking on a national thrust to encourage local Farmers to use organic products for their Bananas and other crops. The Officials… Continue Reading →

Local Farmers are being introduced to the use of organic products for their crops.

Local Farmers are being introduced to the use of organic products for their Bananas and other crops. The Ministry of Agriculture has organized a series of meetings to provide information on the production of their crops with the use of Health 2000 Agro Products. ┬áHead of Agricultural Operations at Health 2000 in Guyana, Christopher Persaud… Continue Reading →