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Minister Hamilton visits local farms to address challenges faced by farmers

Minister of Agriculture, the Honourable Eugene Hamilton, conducted very important site visits to five (5) livestock and five (5) crop farmers during the period May 15-16 with the objective to get an understanding of the challenges that farmers are currently facing.From the site visits, the minister reported some key livestock challenges that are being faced by farmers including accessibility to the appropriate types of labels and appropriate packaging for penetration into supermarkets.

 To combat some of the issues being faced in agriculture and to aid farmers to recover from the recent hurricane season, the government will be implementing a number of initiatives and programmes to boost the agricultural industry.

 

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