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USVI Joint Agriculture Information Fair

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STX Nursery Closed for Training

The STX nursery will be closed the rest of this week due to staff training. The nursery will resume regular operations next Monday, November 7, 2022 at it regular opening time at 8:00 AM.

Nursery Workshop for Reforestation and Restoration Tree Growers

VIDA teams up with US Forest Service and USDA to bring experts to lead educational sessions targeting our local nurseries and planting sites.

USDA Provides Emergency EQIP Funds to Help PR, USVI Farmers Recover following Hurricane Fiona

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is providing technical and financial assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to help farmers in Puerto Rico repair and rebuild damaged practices following Hurricane Fiona.

USDA Hosts Second African Swine Fever Action Week (October 10-14, 2022)

USDA experts take time to educate community and continue keeping USVI free from this threat to our food security

VIDA’s Annual Farm to WIC Family Fun Day (STT)

VIDA’s commitment to Community and dedication to achieve food security will be achieved; pandemic nor weather will stop activities to make our people feel good through healthy food, good music, and positive vibes. VIDA invites STT to come out and learn about the link between proper nutrition and agriculture, and talk with professionals available to provide further information about WIC support and options.

VIDA’s Next Farmers’ Meeting Scheduled for STT

Following the success of the STX Farmers’ Meeting, which brought multiple agencies together to present to and assist farmers, the STT meeting is scheduled with the same expectation of success. Crop and livestock farmers are welcome to the meeting held on UVI campus, to not only listen to information from partnering agencies,- but moreover, representatives are available to walk through documents with farmers, to ensure completion and compliance are achieved.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (VIDA) SEEKING FARMERS TO PARTICIPATE IN A CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAM

Supporting efforts toward food security and sustainability, VIDA is seeking to select members of the Community to provide in-depth guidance and training to

AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT REMINDS COMMUNITY OF INCREASED THREAT OF DISEASE TO LIVESTOCK DURING WET SEASON

Welcome rains alleviate drought temporarily, but raise risks and concerns due to excessive pooling water

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