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Tag: Department of Agriculture

Wants to stop neighbour’s dog coming into yard

Wants to stop neighbour’s dog coming into yard

| 22/10/2017 | 13 Comments
Am I right in thinking the Agriculture Department has no website? If it does not, why not? I wanted to check for such things as how to get assistance with dealing with a neighbour’s dog always invading my property and killing and/or chasing chickens, cats, etc, none of which I want happening. Aunt [...]

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Intern cares for pets displaced by hurricanes

Intern cares for pets displaced by hurricanes

| 18/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Agriculture (DoA) has taken on Kameron D’Hue (19) as an intern to help care for the pets of people who have been relocated to the Cayman Islands in the aftermath of the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria throughout the British Virgin Islands, the Tu [...]

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Concerned about cruelty to animals

Concerned about cruelty to animals

| 05/09/2017 | 10 Comments
Who decides what is animal cruelty and what is humane? Why is it inhumane and illegal to kill a blue iguana but it is OK to hack a green iguana to death with a machete? Why is it humane to keep a small cage packed full of land crabs in the hot sun for days […] [...]

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Photo op with green iguana

Photo op with green iguana

| 22/03/2017 | 5 Comments
Recently, on driving through town, I noticed an iguana sat on a chair with a sign for tourists to hold him and being charged. Surely this is not the sort of tourism we should be encouraging.  Personally, I think this is totally wrong for the Cayman image/brand. Who gives approval for this type of [...]

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DoA runs course on handling pesticides

DoA runs course on handling pesticides

| 19/10/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Department of Agriculture (DoA) officials recently held a closing ceremony to recognise 18 participants in their one-week course on the safe use and handling of pesticides. At the event, on Monday, 10 October, Randy Ebanks, who has only been working at pest-control company Pestkil [...]

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DoA bulldozer ready to plough ahead

DoA bulldozer ready to plough ahead

| 30/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Agriculture’s (DoA) bulldozer for land clearing and preparation has resumed work and is available to all registered farmers, or organisations involved in agriculture. This service had been offered for more than two decades, but was suspended last year following [...]

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