Nevis Farmer Wins USVI AgriFest

Nevis Farmer - Emontine Thompson

Nevis Farmer  – Emontine Thompson Charlestown, Nevis February 24, 2020 The Ministry of Agriculture on Nevis applauds Mrs. Emontine Thompson, a farmer of Brown Hill who walked away with 1st place in the Off-Island category, for her 11th consecutive win at the 49th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair (AgriFest) of the U.S. Virgin Islands. It was held in St. Croix …

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Nevis Plants 500 Fruit Trees Islandwide

Deputy PM Plants Fruit Tree

Deputy PM Jeffers Plants Fruit Tree Charlestown, Nevis May 10, 2019 There has been a steady flow of persons taking part in the Department of Agriculture’s initiative to plant 500 fruit trees on government-owned farms and private lands throughout the island. Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Agriculture, launched the tree-planting project on Tuesday, May 07, …

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Nevis 7th annual Agriculture Awareness Month Starts

Alexis Jeffers - Minister of Agriculture

Alexis Jeffers – Nevis’ Minister of Agriculture Charlestown, Nevis May 01, 2019 The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier and Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), to mark the start of the 7th annual Agriculture Awareness Month, hosted by the Ministry and Department of Agriculture. Fellow citizens and residents, As we celebrate the …

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Nevis Introduces New River Reforestation Project

New River reforestation project - Nevis

New River Reforestation Project Plantings Charlestown, Nevis April 24, 2019 Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Social Development and Culture, has expressed satisfaction with the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society’s (NHCS) New River Coconut Walk Reforestation Project in the parish of St. James’. His comment came on April 23, 2019, after joining two other Nevis Island Administration (NIA) cabinet colleagues to …

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