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December 30, 2020

Minister of Home Affairs: Industrial hemp industry is viable but needs a lot of work

Posted: Wednesday, December 30, 2020. 12:05 pm CST. By BBN Staff: Industrial hemp, one of the fastest-growing plants in the world can be used to make […]
December 29, 2020

Government steps in to settle production dispute in sugar industry ahead of crop opening 

Posted: Tuesday, December 29, 2020. 1:28 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: The trucks are rumbling up to the Tower Hill Factory just outside of Orange Walk […]
December 29, 2020

PUP Northern caucus expresses support for sugarcane farmers

Posted: Tuesday, December 29, 2020. 10:18 am CST. By BBN Staff: The People’s United Party (PUP)’s northern caucus issued a statement expressing its support for sugarcane […]
December 29, 2020

Belize sugar cane crop season 2020-2021 commences

Posted: Tuesday, December 29, 2020. 9:35 am CST. By BBN Staff: The Belize Sugar Industry (BSI) noted that the Belize sugar cane crop season commenced on […]
December 28, 2020
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Sugar Industry Board holds special meeting to revise crop production estimates

Posted: Monday, December 28, 2020. 9:00 am CST. By BBN Staff: The Ministry of Agriculture informed today that the Sugar Industry Control Board (SICB) held a […]
December 27, 2020
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No holiday for King Sugar as new crop starts Monday; BSI clarifies stance on production estimate for the season

Posted: Sunday, December 27, 2020. 12:55 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: A new season for the sugar industry has been agreed to start on Monday, December 28, […]
December 26, 2020
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Largest cane farmers association disagrees with new ‘quota’ allocations to farmers

Posted: Saturday, December 26, 2020. 4:00 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: The largest of the now-four major cane farmers’ organizations, the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association […]
December 22, 2020

Gaining a balance between protecting habitats and securing food supply

Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2020. 5:41 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: “We gotta make a change/It’s time for us as a people to start makin’ some […]