Falklands : Falklands: ALL SET FOR 2014 FARMERS’ WEEK
Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network (Juanita Brock) 12.07.2014 (Article Archived on 16.08.2014)
Farmers’ Week begins at 0900hrs on Monday, 07 July 2014 with breakfast provided by the Falkland Islands Meat Company and the Rural Business Association.
ALL SET FOR 2014 FARMERS’ WEEK
By J. Brock (FINN)
Farmers’ Week begins at 0900hrs on Monday, 07 July 2014 with breakfast provided by the Falkland Islands Meat Company and the Rural Business Association. A thorough exhibition of Falklands’ Businesses organised by the Rural Business Association will also take place from 0900 to 1200hrs. It is expected that the Agriculture Department, Falkland Islands Meat Company, Ronnie MB, FIDC, Chamber of Commerce, Premier Oil/Noble Energy, SAERI, Falklands Conservation, Wilkins Kennedy, Falkland Islands Company, Jaytec, Décor Services, Pincent Mason, the Leisure Centre, Environmental Planning and Taxation Departments.
Some of those presenting will be the Department of Agriculture with the excellent series on Sheep Supply and Biodiversity as well as farming methods like pasture improvement and sheep nutrition, etc. Other presenters will be the Falkland Islands Meat Company, Workboat Services, SAERI on inshore fisheries and Premier Oil.
In addition there are venues in the evening like the RBA Perty at the Narrows Bar, FIODA Variety Show, the Camp Education Dance and H. E. the Governor’s Reception.