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James-Sponsored Bill Creates Annual Agricultural Conference in Territory

Staff Consortium | February 26, 2020

Lawmakers voted favorably on Tuesday for Bill No. 33-0249 - An Act amending Virgin Islands Code by mandating the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Tourism to host an agricultural symposium known as the "V.I Agricultural Caribbean Symposium", alternately and annually on the islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John. “I am proud of my colleagues and [sponsor] Sen. Javan James for making this bill a reality," said Senator Allison DeGazon, a co-sponsor of the measure. The bill was sponsored by Senator Javan James. "We are now going to take agriculture to another level which is to host a conference where people from all over the world can learn about agriculture in the Territory. The goal is to turn this into an agri-business conference and showcase local cuisine and produce," she added. Mr. James on Tuesday presented Amendment…

Watch: Antigua and Barbuda Rep Talks About Her Experience…

Staff Consortium | February 18, 2020

The government of Antigua and Barbuda has been participating in the St. Croix Agriculture and Food Fair…

Here are Some Pictures of the Opening Day of Agrifest…

Staff Consortium | February 16, 2020

Below, some pictures of the opening day of the 2020 Agriculture and Food Fair, which started Saturday.…

Edwin Russell Selected Livestock Farmer of the Year…

Staff Consortium | February 16, 2020

ST. CROIX — Saturday marked the opening day of the 2020 Agriculture and Food Fair, the 49th annual event…

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