The Ministry of Agriculture last year banned three pesticides namely: Round Up, Touchdown and Glysophate pending a technical review.
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The Ministry of Agriculture plans to clamp down on imported fruits and vegetables that are deemed unsafe for consumption, now that there is a facility available here to carry out tests.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines is expected to benefit from the donation of fifteen cattle embryos from Eastside Farms Inc., Prince Edward Island, Canada.
The banana industry still plays an important role to the development of SVG.
Praedial larceny is not an issue only for the Police and the Ministry of Agriculture, but one which affects the entire nation.
The Ministry of Agriculture is seeking to utilize new technology to collect the necessary data to better market local agricultural produce.
Technology continues to evolve and bring with it many innovations and the ministry is seeking to utilize advanced data collection technologies to aid in boosting production and productivity in the sector.
In the wake of a national peak in the production of plantains, the Ministry of Agriculture through the Farmers’ Support Company (FSC) has created a credit line of up to $10,000 for Agro-Processors involved in Plantain chip production.