PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TAKES TIME TO LET EMPLOYEES RECUPERATE  The Department will be temporarily closed after success of this year’s annual AgriFest Kingshill, V.I., June 1, 2022 – Positive T.A. Nelson, Commissioner...

VIDA STX Preparations for Fair

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIVISION CLOSURES IN PREPARATION FOR THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF ANNUAL CELEBRATION: AG-FAIR   Regularly scheduled services provided by the Abattoir, Nursery, Veterinary Team and Market will be temporarily...

Beekeeping Application Information

INTRODUCTION (application link at the bottom of the page) The Bee population has decreased in the US Virgin Islands since the passing of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. This reduction indelibly threatens the specialty crop industry in the US Virgin Islands – in that...