Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 16, 2019 (SKNIS): Agriculture Economist and Representative of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) in the Eastern Caribbean States, Gregg Rawlins, and Deputy Secretary General of Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF), Mr. Alex Shyy, are of the view that the technical cooperation agreement between the IICA and the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) will serve to improve agriculture, agro-processing and rural development in the Federation.
Mr. Rawlins and Mr. Shyy expressed this view during the Read More
Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 12, 2019 (SKNIS): Director in the Department of Agriculture, Melvin James, said that Bayticol, which is an acaricide, used to control ticks and lice in ruminant animals such as sheep, goats, cattle and horses, has now been restocked.
He said that there had been some difficulty in sourcing Bayticol as the regular supplier has been unable to deliver. Although the situation remains the same, Mr. James said “The Department of Agriculture has been doing its very utmost, and we can now report that we have been able to bring an emergency shipment out of France.”
The Director of Agriculture explained that the product is rare and because Read More