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  • Dogs Taken from Prospect Home

    As part of its ongoing efforts to care for and address the medical conditions of the dogs seized last week, the Department of Agriculture (DOA) on Tuesday, May 14, invited the senior veterinarians from the three longest established Veterinary practices, Cayman Animal Hospital, Island Veterinary services and The Vet Clinic, to consult with the DOA’s veterinary staff on the veterinary care of these animals. The veterinarians met with the DOA’s team at the Animal Rescue Shelter on Wednesday afternoon.

    Published 30th May 2019, 10:11am Press Release


  • Department of Agriculture's Sales Section Holiday Hours - 2018

    The Department’s Sales Section will resume its normal opening hours from Friday 4th January, 2019. The Administrative Offices of the Department will be open from Monday to Friday, 8:30am—5:00pm. On the half-days stated, the Administrative Offices will be open, 8:30—12:30pm. Emergency large animal vet calls can be made to 916-2218 during the hours that the office is closed. Season's Greetings from the Management and Staff of the Department of Agriculture.

    Published 20th December 2018, 3:42pm Press Release


  • Department of Agriculture Seeking Public Assistance in Re-Homing Rescued Dogs

    The Department of Agriculture (DOA) is expressing its gratitude for the public’s positive response to its appeal for homes for 16 Shih Tzu breed dogs between one and three years old after they were rescued from a home in George Town recently.

    Published 7th December 2018, 4:40pm Press Release


  • The Ministry of Agriculture is administering grants to Cayman Brac Farmers

    The Ministry of Agriculture is administering grants to Cayman Brac Farmers.

    Published 14th September 2018, 12:42pm Press Release


  • Cockfighting is Illegal and Should Be Reported

    The Department of Agriculture (DoA), in partnership with the Royal Cayman Islands Police (RCIPS) and HM Customs, has been actively engaged in investigating cockfighting complaints and urges the public to continue to report this illegal activity.

    Published 7th September 2018, 2:59pm Press Release


  • Reporting Animal Cruelty

    The Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture's Animal Welfare and Control Services unit is responsible for monitoring and assisting with the prevention of cruelty to animals, however, the unit strongly relies on the people of the islands to be its eyes and ears in the community.

    Click here to Report Animal Cruelty

    Published 6th July 2018, 10:52am Press Release


  • DoA Holiday Hours 2017

    Published 21st December 2017, 10:04am Press Release


  • Abattoir Services Christmas 2017

    The Department of Agriculture's advisory for those who are planning to use its abattoir services this Christmas season.

    Published 31st October 2017, 4:06pm Press Release


  • A Stamp of Approval

    The Cayman Islands Philatelic Bureau, in conjunction with the Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture and the Ministry of Planning, Lands, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure is proud to issue a commemorative set of stamps celebrating the “50th Anniversary of Agriculture”.

    Published 17th July 2017, 10:05am Press Release


  • Agro Processing Workshop

    As part of its mandate to facilitate the continued development of the Agriculture Sector, the Department of Agriculture has the responsibility of providing ongoing training interventions to address the needs of its clients, both famers and agri-business entrepreneurs.

    Published 13th July 2017, 3:49pm Press Release


  • Hurricane Preparedness on the Farm

    The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season forecast has been released and it is predicted that there is a 45 percent chance of an above-normal season, a 30 percent change of a near-normal season, and only a 20 percent change of a below normal season.

    Published 13th July 2017, 2:58pm Press Release