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The Famers of the Year Competition 2019 has been successfully completed under the theme "Innovations in Technology: Driving a Climate Resilient and Competitive Agriculture and Food Sector."

Three judges namely from the Department of Agriculture, the Pesticide Control Board and the Caribbean Agriculture Research and Development Institute conducted the judging of farms in all six districts. After two rounds of farm evaluation, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, and Sustainable Development, through its National Agriculture and Trade Show Committee informs the public that this year’s winners are as follows:

Male Farmer of the Year – Mr. Dan Isai Lopez, from the Cayo District
Female Farmer of the Year – Mrs. Ana Eloisa Morales, from the Cayo District
Junior Farmer of the Year – Mr. Christian Eden Salazar Jr., from the Corozal District

The National Agriculture and Trade Show Committee thanks all farmers who actively engaged in the Famers of the Year 2019 Competition. The Committee reminds the public that this year’s event will be held on April 26, 27 and 28, 2019. All are invited to attend.