Ninety-two producers in the USVI will receive more than $34,000 to help mitigate the increased costs of doing business.
Over Memorial Day weekend, Congresswoman Plaskett, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, hosted her congressional colleagues, Agriculture Committee Vice Chair Alma Adams of N.C.’s 12th District and Congressman Salud Carbajal of California’s 24th District.
In response to the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in pigs in the Dominican Republic and Haiti in 2021, every effort is being made to keep the disease out of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the United States.
These projects include rehabilitating dams, flood prevention and watershed restoration projects, and they are part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
County committees can only accept Livestock Forage Disaster Program applications after notification is received by the National Office of qualifying drought.
Beneficial rains were observed across the local islands during the month of February. As a result, drought improvements were observed across portions of the local islands.
Composting uses the natural process of decay to convert kitchen waste into nitrogen rich material that can be spread in gardens to turbo-charge plant growth.
There are continued plans in moving the territory towards being fully solar-powered, and this program can help the situation in many ways.
This workshop is the second in the series of USDA’s efforts to support and showcase procurement opportunities to rural, minority, women’s, veterans’ and other small businesses.
This award recognizes someone who has made significant contributions to the conservation of natural resources. Hans Lawaetz has been a conservation leader for more than 50 years.