Agriculture

  • Belize Tasked to Find Alternative Industry to Replace Sugar

    Jamaica, Belize and Mauritius were among a group of more than 10 nations that benefited from quota- and duty-free access for one point six million metric tons of mostly raw-sugar shipments to the...

  • Efficiency at Sugar Mill Registers at 89%

    The Sugar Cane Crop season is in its 15th week and last week more than forty eight thousand tons of cane was milled.  That amount produced close to six thousand tons...

  • Contraband Potatoes Cause Issues for Farmers

    The Ministry of Agriculture is trying to solve the “potato problem” that small farmers in the west and north are currently facing. Thousands of pounds of potatoes are rotting, leaving farmers...

  • Making Cattle Big for Belize

    On Tuesday we brought you the story of the first duty free cattle import into Guatemala that took place via the western border.  Minister of Agriculture, Godwin Hulse spoke more of...

  • Belize Works Towards Revitalization of Rice Industry

    In an interview with Love News yesterday, Agriculture Minister, Godwin Hulse spoke of the decline in the rice industry and its reasons. GODWIN HULSE “

  • Coconuts Are Up and Coming

    There is nothing sensational about agriculture and so most times the developments and progress made are for the most part ignored or not given sufficient attention.  In the agriculture sector there...

  • Agriculture Minister Responds to PUP’s Jose Mai on Potatoes

    PUP’s Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Jose Abelardo Mai, did an interview with Love News on Monday in which he speak of some challenges being faced by potato producers in San Carlos...

  • Duty Free Cattle From Belize to Guatemala

    At around eight o’clock last night Belize saw the first shipment of duty free cattle cross the western border into Guatemala as part of Belize’s Partial Scope Agreement and Sanitary requirement...

  • Potato Farmers Cry Injustice

    PUP’s Shadow Minister of Agriculture, Jose Abelardo Mai has taken the issue of unsold potatoes to social media on behalf of the farmers in San Carlos Village, Orange Walk District.  The...

  • Agriculture Minister Has Hopes for Citrus; Is Satisfied with Sugar and Excited About Rice

    It has been almost four months since Minister Godwin Hulse was assigned the agriculture portfolio for the country.  Since taking over the ministry, Minister Hulse has had several meetings with stakeholders...

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