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December 11, 2020

Minister of Agriculture: Red kidney beans will be imported due to local shortage

Posted: Friday, December 11, 2020. 6:13 pm CST. By BBN Staff: Jose Abelardo Mai, Minister of Agriculture, Food Security, and Enterprise said this week that a […]
December 11, 2020

“Sugar roads and cane quality remain major concerns at start of 2020 crop,” says Minister of Agriculture

Posted: Friday, December 11, 2020. 6:08 pm CST. By BBN Staff: The 2020/2021 sugarcane crop is scheduled to commence on Monday, December 14; however, Jose Abelardo […]
December 11, 2020
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Minister of Agriculture says Government will lobby for low-income loans for farmers

Posted: Friday, December 11, 2020. 3:26 pm CST. By BBN Staff: Farmers in Belize suffered major losses to their crops after the floodings caused by Hurricanes […]
December 9, 2020

Blue Creek cattle farmers optimistic about potential of formal cattle trade with Mexico

Posted: Wednesday, December 9, 2020. 7:51 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Blue Creek livestock farmers today are making their first formal shipment to Mexican importers. Between […]
December 9, 2020

Over 600 heads of cattle to be exported to Mexico

Posted: Wednesday, December 9, 2020. 5:56 pm CST. By BBN Staff: A ceremony to commemorate the exportation of another consignment of live cattle to Mexico was […]
December 7, 2020

Ministry of Agriculture to open formal exportation of cattle to Mexico this week 

Posted: Monday, December 7, 2020. 11:58 am CST. By Aaron Humes: The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise is to formally open exportation of cattle […]
December 3, 2020
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Sugar getting set to return – are farmers ready? 

Posted: Thursday, December 3, 2020. 6:36 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: This time last year, sugar cane farmers in the North faced delay in the start […]
December 3, 2020
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Agriculture Minister stands up for local farmers despite shortages: “We will only import just enough of what we need” 

Posted: Thursday, December 3, 2020. 1:55 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Going into the Christmas season, consumers and vendors of the Michael Finnegan Market in Belize […]