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CLOSED SEASON

Tuesday 2nd January 2018
Nassau Grouper, Red Hind and Coney are now in closed season from January 1st – March 31st, 2018. Failure to comply carries a maximum fine of $50,000.
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CLOSED SEASON FOR CONCH & CHUB

Wednesday 28th June 2017
From July 1st, Lobster will be back in season. The season is still closed for Chub until August 1st, and Conch until August 31st.
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CLOSED SEASON FOR LOBSTER AND CHUB

Tuesday 25th April 2017
Closed season for Lobster and Chub starts on May 1st, 2017. It's an offense by law for catching or storing during this period.
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CLOSED SEASON

Friday 13th January 2017
The public is reminded that it is an offense to purchase, sell or have in your possession Nassau grouper, Red hind or Coney during the closed season.
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CLOSING SEASON FOR CONCH

Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Closing season for Conch is from July 1st - August 31st. Also Parrot fish (chub) cannot be caught until August 1st. Failure to comply carries a maximum fine of $50,000.
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CLOSED SEASON FOR LOBSTERS

Wednesday 4th May 2016
It is now closed season by law for catching Lobsters. No Lobsters are to be caught or stored for the months of May and June. Also Parrot fish cannot be caught until August 1st .
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LOBSTER BACK ON, CONCH OFF MENUS

Thursday 2nd July 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Closed Seasons List for July - August 2015.
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NEW MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, LANDS & FISHERIES WELCOMED

Monday 30th June 2014
Welcome to the Minister of Agriculture, Lands, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs, Hon. Arthur Nibbs.
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AGRONOMY WORKSHOP A SUCCESS

Friday 20th September 2013
Participants of this year’s Homes, Families and Gardens Festival enhanced their knowledge at workshop
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WORLD FOOD DAY 2013 POSTER COMPETITION

Monday 2nd September 2013
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations invites entries for their World Food Day 2013 poster competition
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THE BARBUDA BLUE HALO INITIATIVE

Friday 5th July 2013
Barbuda has become an area of interest for those who seek to preserve and sustain shore and reef environments.
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SEED DRIVE FOR ARBOR MONTH

Monday 10th June 2013
The Environment Division Nursery is in need of seeds of fruits. They are preparing for Arbor month in November and we need to start planting quickly
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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY ACTIVITIES

Thursday 6th June 2013
National Celebrations to mark World Environment Day were met with much enthusiasm.
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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

Tuesday 4th June 2013
Wednesday 5th June is World Environment Day - what will you do to support it?
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THINK, EAT, SAVE: WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

Tuesday 28th May 2013
Wednesday 5th June 2013 is World Environment Day and the Environment Division is calling for everyone to take part
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2013 NATIONAL WEEK OF AGRICULTURE

Wednesday 22nd May 2013
Celebrate National Agriculture Week from 26th - 31st May, 2013. Check out the full of schedule below.
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NATIONAL WEEK OF AGRICULTURE EXHIBITION REGISTRATION FORM

Thursday 18th April 2013
Register now for the National Week of Agriculture Exhibition
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ANTIGUA COPS 42ND AGRIFEST SECOND PLACE

Tuesday 26th February 2013
Second-place finish for Antigua and Barbuda at 42nd Agri-Fest in St. Croix
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FOUR FARMERS IN ST. CROIX FOR AGRO-FEST

Saturday 16th February 2013
A team of four is representing Antigua and Barbuda at the 42nd Agro Fest slated for this weekend at the Ruth D. Lang Food Fair Grounds in St. Croix.
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NATIONAL WEEK OF AGRICULTURE 2013

Friday 1st February 2013
Celebrate National Agriculture Week from March 19th-26th, 2013
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MISS PINEAPPLE WINS 2012 MISS AGRICULTURE PAGEANT

Monday 22nd October 2012
Ms. Amanda Tappin, Ms. Pineapple was crowned the queen of the 2012 Ms. Agriculture Pageant. First runner-up went to Melissa McLeish, Ms. Carrot and second runner-up to Arlette Chastanet, Ms. Sweet Pepper.
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CWA MEETING CONVENES

Wednesday 17th October 2012
IICA Director General begins important meetings in Antigua for CWA
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CWA LAUNCHES ICT INITIATIVE PROJECT

Tuesday 16th October 2012
2012 CWA launches a project to strengthen ICT use in agricultural value chains in the Caribbean.
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MEET THE CARIBBEAN WEEK OF AGRICULTURE CONTESTANTS

Wednesday 10th October 2012
The Caribbean Week of Agriculture has announced the contestants for the Caribbean Week of Agriculture Pageant.
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CWA 2012 TRADE SHOW REGISTRATION PROCESS IS NOW UNDERWAY

Tuesday 4th September 2012
Registration for persons who would like to participate in the Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2012 Trade Show and Exhibition is now in progress.
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CLOSED SEASON

Tuesday 2nd January 2018
Nassau Grouper, Red Hind and Coney are now in closed season from January 1st – March 31st, 2018. Fai...
Read More

CLOSED SEASON FOR CONCH & CHUB

Wednesday 28th June 2017
From July 1st, Lobster will be back in season. The season is still closed for Chub until August 1st,...
Read More

CLOSED SEASON FOR LOBSTER AND CHUB

Tuesday 25th April 2017
Closed season for Lobster and Chub starts on May 1st, 2017. It's an offense by law for catching or s...
Read More

CLOSED SEASON

Friday 13th January 2017
The public is reminded that it is an offense to purchase, sell or have in your possession Nassau gro...
Read More

CLOSING SEASON FOR CONCH

Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Closing season for Conch is from July 1st - August 31st. Also Parrot fish (chub) cannot be caught un...
Read More

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