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Production Guide

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Agriculturalist 2017

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Agriculturalist 2016

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About the Barbados Agricultural Society

The Barbados Agricultural Society is an agricultural organisation, which is over 150 years old. It was established in 1845 by an Act of Parliament in Barbados and seeks to represent the interests of the agricultural sector in all relevant forums. The Society is the secretariat for nine commodity groups representing over 500 farmers with women comprising 30% of the total. The nine Barbados commodity Associations are:
  • Pig Farmers
  • Egg & Poultry Producers
  • Fruit & Vegetable Growers
  • Floral Producers & Exporters
  • Dairy and Beef Producers
  • Sheep Farmers
  • Cotton Growers
  • Rabbit Farmers
  • Bee Keepers
The Barbados Agricultural Society almost on a daily basis maintains some form of relationship with the various industries and sectors that make our economy. The society works closely with these sectors in a continuous effort to help develop and protect our agricultural industry. The linkages often allow the relevant stakeholders to collectively develop strategies and solutions to the various issues that affect us at any given point in time.
  • Tourism and International Transport
  • Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
  • Education Youth Affairs and Sports
  • Labour and Social Security
  • Health
  • Commerce Consumer Affairs and Business Development
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • To demonstrate the symbiotic relationship between agriculture and the community.
  • To highlight the impact of agriculture on other economic sectors.
  • To cater to the wide and divergent interests of the Barbadian public.
  • To demonstrate the agricultural career opportunities for young people.
  • To demonstrate the importance of agriculture in feeding and providing economic support to the family.
  • To portray agriculture in a fun and interesting way.
  • Agricultural Development Fund (ADF)
  • Barbados Agricultural Development & Marketing Corp (BADMC)
  • Barbados Agricultural Management Company Ltd (BAMC)
  • Barbados Association of Non-Governmental Organization (BANGO)
  • Barbados Chamber of Commerce
  • Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute CARDI
  • Caribbean Farmers Network (CaFAN)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Food For Thought: A Roundtable Discussion on Food Security in CARICOM

The Barbados Agricultural Society has been engaged in an annual exercise involving its commodity groups. Every year between the months of July and October the commodity groups convene and hold their Annual General Meetings. The event provides an opportunity for the...

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Phone: (246) 436-6683/84

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The Grotto, Beckles Rd.,

St. Michael BB14205. Barbados

(246) 435-0651

Best Practices in Green Monkey Deterrence:A Manual for Farmers in Barbados
The issue of the introduced green monkey in Barbados is a frequent topic of discussion nationally. While the green monkey population must be controlled to ensure that Barbados has a thriving agricultural sector, the monkey is also an interesting component of Barbados’ rather depleted biodiversity and is a tourist attraction.