VI Government To Advance With Food Security Law

Tuesday, 30 August 2022 - 11:33am

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has stated the Government of the Virgin Islands is poised to advance agriculture with the passing of the Food Security and Sustainability Act. 

Statement By Premier And Minister Of Finance Dr. Hon. Natalio D. Wheatley Update On Environment, Agriculture And Continuing Reform

Friday, 26 August 2022 - 3:39pm

Good morning members of the Press Corps, fellow Virgin Islanders and persons listening via radio and online.

I am happy to once again have press conference to keep the public updated on current matters. This morning I am pleased to be joined by Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Hon. Melvin “Mitch” Turnbull, who will also make a statement. Today we will update on environment, agriculture and other matters.

Aukie’s Farm Hosts Agricultural Hike For Farmers’ And Fishers' Week 2022

Wednesday, 6 April 2022 - 3:43pm

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, continues to highlight events from Farmers’ and Fishers’ Week 2022 held from Sunday, 27th March to Saturday, 2nd April.

Dr. the Honourable Wheatley Declares Farmers' and Fishers' Week 2022 Open

Monday, 28 March 2022 - 12:25pm

There is a story sometimes told to describe heaven and hell. It is referred to as the parable of the long spoons. In this story, a man visits heaven and hell and learns a fundamental difference between a life of misery and one of joy.

Local Fruit Juice Competition April 2

Wednesday, 23 March 2022 - 4:58pm

Interested persons are invited to enter a Local Fruit Juice Competition on Saturday, April 2 as part of the activities for this year’s Farmers’ and Fishers’ Week Market and Exhibition Day at Paraquita Bay.

Preparations Underway To Host Farmers And Fishers Week 2022

Monday, 21 March 2022 - 3:28pm

Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley said that he is hoping for another successful week as preparations are underway for the hosting of Farmers’ and Fishers’ Week 2022.

New Committee To Manage Agricultural Lands At Paraquita Bay

Monday, 31 January 2022 - 3:46pm

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the establishment of a Management Committee for the land at Paraquita Bay that has been designated for agricultural purposes.

Farmers And Fishers Public Meeting

Monday, 31 January 2022 - 2:53pm

Fishers and Farmers are invited to tune in to the upcoming public meetings on the Food Security and Suitability Act, 2022.

Food Security, A Priority

Monday, 31 January 2022 - 10:42am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is committed to ensuring that our food production sectors are progressive and sustained through the support of legislation. 

Holiday Schedule For Abattoir

Monday, 20 December 2021 - 4:24pm

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is notifying the public of the Abattoir’s holiday schedule.

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