The University of Belize College of Agriculture at Central Farm (UBCF) will host prominent soil fertility expert Neal Kinsey for the 3rd time in Belize, on February 27th –March 1st
2017 (the 2016 course was held earlier in Feb 2016). The upcoming course will be a new course to Belize; the 3 day Intro 2 course begins with a day and a half of trace minerals. Workbooks for the new course are available now for paid registrants of the next year’s Intro 2 course. All are welcome to attend this course – students, teachers, private sector. Contact David Thiessen at 670-4817 or thiessenliquid@ gmail.com . Neal reports that this is “the favorite course” of farmers.
Mark your calendars for Sustainable Harvest’s Annual Organic Fair, which will be held on Friday October
28th and Saturday, October 29th, 2016. Further information contact SHI as per their advertisement on pg 23.
The Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) World Food Day, will be held on 14th October, 2016, at the National Agriculture and Trade Showgrounds, Belmopan. A Cattle Auction for Brahman Breeding Stock will take place in Spanish Lookout on September 10th.