Cane Farmers say they are overpaying ASR/BSI; BSI says not true

In the wake of the an extremely low second payment for the 2017-2018 sugar cane crop to cane farmers, the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association claims that they are paying an additional 11.5 million dollars for Ocean Freight which they have not agreed to pay.  In late July, ASR...

Youths engaged in Agriculture Summer program

This morning, the Ministry of Agriculture kicked off the second week of its ‘Youths engaged in Agriculture’ Summer program. This week’s activities will be targeting youths from Belmopan. Plus News spoke to City Administrator Ralston Fraser at this morning’s week two launch. He...

Excessive Rainfalls Impacting Agriculture and Food Production

Excessive rainfalls have been impacting Agriculture and Food Production. According to  a Government issued press release,  the unseasonal rains during the months of January and February have particularly affected grains, fruits, root crops, and vegetables.  The Ministry of...