Farmers in St Kitts and Nevis continue to deliver on their commitment to food security and nutrition. The latest forecasts for April and May 2012 indicate the farmers will satisfy local demand for selected crops and surpass the national monthly demand.
Sarojini Ragbis, one of the University of the West Indies representatives at the Nevis 2012 Agricultural Fair told Newslink that the university has information that the person to monkey ratio is 1:5 but she said the university has not done any research to determine how the challenge posed by monkeys to farmers can be solved.
NIA-CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (February 13, 2012) -- Direct of Agriculture on Nevis Mr. Keithley Amory appealed to local Farmers to adhere to the planting schedules the Department had put in place to avert a glut on the market and to ensure year round availability of produce to consumers.
ST JOHN’S, ANTIGUA – Farmers across Antigua & Barbuda have been forced by recent heavy rains to replant some of their produce.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) – Training of youths dedicated to farming, workshops and seminars, a green energy component and a areas showing indigenous and exotic fruits are part of the 20-acre Agro-Tourism Demonstration Farm Cooperation Agreement signed between the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
LOW GROUND, Nevis – The Permanent Secretary (PS) for Agriculture, Kelvin Daly on Friday said farmers who reared their livestock where Cherry Gardens stands were relocated.