Tag Archives: Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar

AGRICULTURE OPPORTUNITIES

Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar has said a number of initiatives are being rolled out in the Agriculture sector this year.  He made the point, during his remarks at a ceremony held here yesterday for the signing of an Agreement between the Governments of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Republic of China on… Continue Reading →

GARDEN AWARDS

The Rural Transformation Unit in the Ministry of Agriculture, will host an Awards ceremony today, to recognize schools which participated in the 2018 National Schools Gardening Competition. The competition was held to: encourage the application of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) to Agriculture; to create an interest in agriculture among students; and to present a… Continue Reading →

CAESAR ON JAMAICA MARITIME MEETING

Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar was among Regional Policy Makers attending a Maritime Minsters Meeting in Jamaica yesterday. The Conference hosted by the Maritime Authority of Jamaica and the International Maritime Organization, addressed Maritime Transportation, and specifically the harnessing of the Blue Economy for the Sustainable development of the Caribbean. Minister Caesar said the meeting… Continue Reading →

COMPOST FACILITY HANDOVER

A new Compost Production Facility was officially opened yesterday at the Orange Hill Agriculture Biotechnology Centre. The facility was constructed at a cost of 1.5 million EC dollars and is equipped with three bio-digesters for making compost and a steam sterilizing machine for sterilizing soil and other inputs used for vegetable seedling production. Delivering the… Continue Reading →

CHAMBER LUNCHEON

Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar will discuss plans for the establishment of a Medical Marijuana Industry here, at a luncheon to be hosted by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce today. The Luncheon is taking place at the Beachcombers Hotel, and the topic being discussed is: The Medical Cannabis Industry – Prospects and Opportunities. A… Continue Reading →

PESTICIDES SUSPENSION

Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar, has confirmed that a review is being carried out by the Pesticides Board of certain types of Pesticides here. Minister Caesar had announced last month that an immediate suspension had been placed on the importation of pesticides which contain the active ingredient gly-phosate, which is found in pesticides such as… Continue Reading →