Tag: V.I. Department of Agriculture (VIDOA)

Two St. Croix Senators And Agriculture Commissioner Beautify Alfredo Andrews Elementary School

FREDERIKSTED – Senators Alicia Barnes and Novelle Francis, Jr. completed phase one of beautification and improvement efforts at the Alfredo Andrews Elementary School on Monday with the help of the Department of Agriculture’s Commissioner Nominee, Positive T.A. Nelson. The Department of Agriculture donated and placed two picnic tables and three truck-loads of mulch around the […]

DOA Needs 13 Farmers On Three Islands For Farm To Hospital Program

FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture is looking for 13 farmers, six in each district and one in St. John for the Farm to Hospital (FTH) Program. The program will provide selected applicants with technical assistance and training on best planting practices, crop variety selection, irrigation, and post-harvest-techniques, VIDOA Commissioner nominee Terrence Nelson […]

Department of Agriculture Warns Public Not To Prune Trees On Public Land

FREDERIKSTED — The V.I. Department of Agriculture said today that Bill Number 32-0062, “The Community and Heritage Tree Law of the Virgin Islands” was signed into law January 6th, 2019. “This law protects all public trees, which are those within the right-of-way of public roads and on publicly owned land,” the VIDOA said. “Anyone wishing […]

Agrifest 2019 Set for Mid-Month: “VI Agriculture: Still Growing in 2019”

FREDERIKSTED — The public is invited to attend the 48th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair of the  Virgin Islands from February 16 to 18 at the Rudolph Shulterbrandt Agricultural Complex in Estate Lower Love. The theme is “VI Agriculture: Still Growing in 2019!”  The entrance fee is $6 for adults, $4 for children, and $5 for […]