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Natural Pest Control

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On September 15th 2015 a training workshop for female farmers had been organised in collaboration of the Belle Vue Farmers’ Cooperative and the Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions Programme. The session focused on Natural Pest Control and showed farmers which pesticides they can “cook” with natural ingredients found in their immediate environment.

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Thaddeus Constantin, Agronomist at the Ministry of Agriculture, facilitated the session at Belle Vue. After a short introduction in the classroom Mr Constantin instructed different groups in the production of a Guava Extract, Onion-Garlic-Mixture, Compost-Tea, Bay Leaf Oil Extraction, and Mixed Leaf-Tea. The groups produced samples on site and learned about their uses to treat various pests and diseases.

The information had been captured in a booklet available for download below.

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Natural Pest Control Booklet
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