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Top crop farmer in Nevis for 2014 Junior Jonas receives his Department of Agriculture award from Minister of Agriculture Hon. Alexis Jeffersat the 21st Annual open Day hosted by the Department of Agriculture

Nevis Dept. of Agriculture honours top farmers; staff for 2014

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (MARCH 30, 2015) –A number of persons involved in the Agriculture Industry were honoured for their contribution to the development of that sector, when the Department of Agriculture on Nevis hosted its 21st Annual Open Day on March  26-27 at the Charlestown Secondary School grounds. The theme was “Strengthening the drive towards food security.”

During the opening ceremony, Junior Jonas was awarded for being the top crop farmer for 2014 and Donald Daniel was awarded for having the most throughput at the Marketing Unit.

In the area of Livestock Production, Livingston Hanley was awarded for being the top livestock farmer for 20 4 while Oretius Jones was awarded for the most throughput at the Government owned Abattoir for 2014.

For Fisheries, Ehud Mills was honoured as the top Fisher for 2014 while Wilberth Perkins was awarded for having the most throughput at the Fisheries Complex.

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