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St. Croix: EARLY CLOSURE

While much needed rain has fallen, the local infrastructure was unable to handle the on surge of rainfall, leading to pipes bursting, forcing early closures.

Women in Business: Pop Up Festival

Women in Business Vi and Caribbean have teamed up with VIDA again to bring you the End of Summer Pop Up Festival featuring entertainment, local vendors, and door prizes. Come on out and have some fun interacting with the forward thinkers of tomorrow!

Storm Preparation For Livestock Owners

AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIVESTOCK AND HORSES FROM HURRICANES AND FLOODS As the drought continues this hurricane season, VIDA reiterates procedures to assist farmers with proper handling and care of livestock during weather events  ...

VIDA Congratulates NACD inductee Dale Brown

News Release VIDA Congratulates National Association of Conservation Districts-Southeast Region Conservation Hall of Fame Inductee-Dale Brown! Promoting conservation and self-sustainability, Sejah Farms has become a leading example of how agriculture can provide for...

Drought Conditions Demand More Intensive Water Conservation Efforts

News Release For Immediate Distribution VIDA Recommends Conservation Methods as Drought Conditions Dominate Territory USDA Map of the USVI detailing status of the drought in the territory (St Thomas, USVI) – The US Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture is alerting...

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 of...

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...

STX Saturday’s Farmers’ Market Exchange Temporarily Moves to La Reine

Saturday Farmers Market Exchange will move from the Rudolph E. Shulterbrandt Complex to the previous Farmers Market site located at La Reine – across the street from Pueblo on the following dates beginning on: Saturday, May 21, 2022, May 28, 2022 & June 4, 2022

AG PLAN TASK FORCE UNVEILS 2021 AGRICULTURAL PLAN

US Virgin Islands, May 10, 2022 – The Agricultural Plan Task Force publicly unveiled the highly anticipated territorial Agricultural Plan during a hybrid event on Monday, May 9 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. As required by Act 8404, the Agricultural Plan contains policy and...

Recent Press Releases

St. Croix: EARLY CLOSURE

While much needed rain has fallen, the local infrastructure was unable to handle the on surge of rainfall, leading to pipes bursting, forcing early closures.

Women in Business: Pop Up Festival

Women in Business Vi and Caribbean have teamed up with VIDA again to bring you the End of Summer Pop Up Festival featuring entertainment, local vendors, and door prizes. Come on out and have some fun interacting with the forward thinkers of tomorrow!

Storm Preparation For Livestock Owners

AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIVESTOCK AND HORSES FROM HURRICANES AND FLOODS As the drought continues this hurricane season, VIDA reiterates procedures to assist farmers with proper handling and care of livestock during weather events  ...

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AG PLAN TASK FORCE UNVEILS 2021 AGRICULTURAL PLAN

US Virgin Islands, May 10, 2022 – The Agricultural Plan Task Force publicly unveiled the highly anticipated territorial Agricultural Plan during a hybrid event on Monday, May 9 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. As required by Act 8404, the Agricultural Plan contains policy and...

Public Notices

St. Croix: EARLY CLOSURE

While much needed rain has fallen, the local infrastructure was unable to handle the on surge of rainfall, leading to pipes bursting, forcing early closures.

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