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By The Publisher On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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MP Smith not pleased that Parliament meeting on agriculture was postponed

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament, Wycliffe Smith, said that he is not pleased that the urgent public meeting, requested by his predecessor MP Claude Peterson of the SMCP Faction in Parliament, was postponed. More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 7th, 2019
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Shola the Farmer: from the backyard to a full-blown organic farm

PHILIPSBURG – Farm today or die tomorrow. That was the in-your-face text on a billboard in front of the agricultural ministry in Anguilla several years ago. Agriculture in St. Maarten has always been a bit More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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AGRICULTURE ON ST. MAARTEN – The Case of the Illusive Nut

~ A six part series on agriculture published initially in StMaartenNews.com email newsletter ~ Part 1 – Why we should store up food like animals Ever stop to wonder why so many animals store up food for the More...

By Online Editor On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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Homegrown food

There is a lot to be said for the homegrown food Ras Bushman promotes in our front page article. There is also a lot to be said in favor of developing more agriculture on the island. Anguilla once features a banner More...

By Online Editor On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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“We need agriculture to heal ourselves again”

GREAT BAY – In light of the call by nutrition activist Rose Rumnit for St. Martiners to begin taking agriculture seriously, a local agriculturalist is advancing that opinion. Ras Bushman, one of the island’s More...