The National Agriculture and Trade Show will be held on May 27, 28, and 29. The theme for this year’s “agric show” is “Innovations in technology: Driving a Climate Resilient and Competitive Agriculture and Food Sector”. Preparation of the grounds is currently underway and according to Agriculture Minister, Jose Mai, all booths have been booked. Mai told Love News that the guest speaker for the event is Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture.
Vendors with down payments will have until May 13, 2022, to complete their payments after which that deposit becomes non-refundable. In related news, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise announced on Monday the retirement of former Chief Agriculture Officer Andrew Harrison from active service. The ministry thanked Harrison for his many years of dedication and service. The ministry also announced that Dr. Victoriano Pascual, formerly Director of Water Management and Climate Change, now assumes duties as Acting Chief Agriculture Officer.