March 3, 2021

USDA provides more than $10 Million to help Caribbean area farmers

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By Senora Scott, KIDY From My Fox Zone SAN JUAN, P.R – From the USDA: “November 21, 2017 – USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is providing $10.9 million in technical and financial assistance to help farmers in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands repair damage and rebuild following hurricanes Irma and María. This investment through […]

Caribbean Hub launches new video to celebrate World Soil Day 2016

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From USDA NEW Caribbean Hub video: Permaculture, Soil & Water Conservation for Climate Change Adaptation To celebrate World Soil Day, the Caribbean Climate Hub launches video on how to conserve agricultural soils and water to deal with climate change in tropical areas. San Juan, Puerto Rico – December 5, 2016. The historic November rains that […]

USDA reaches out to farmers with sweet conservation incentives

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By Julie Wright, NRCS Caribbean Area From USDA Pineapples are emerging again as a popular farming enterprise in Puerto Rico because of a new variety that packs more sweetness and boasts stronger harvests. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is working with pineapple farmers to prevent erosion, improve soil health and keep water clean downstream by […]