Falklands : Falklands: EXPO AND BREAKFAST START UP FARMERS’ WEEK
Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network (Juanita Brock) 12.07.2014 (Article Archived on 16.08.2014)
Breakfast and an Expo kicked off a very informative day – the first of Farmers’ Week.
EXPO AND BREAKFAST START UP FARMERS’ WEEK
By J. Brock (FINN)
Breakfast and an Expo kicked off a very informative day – the first of Farmers’ Week. Mostly business was discussed later in the day with the RBA Committee meeting taking place after the Expo and the RBA AGM and the Wool Co AGM occurring in the afternoon.
As usual a high standard of displays greeted visitors after breakfast with stalls operated by Falklands Conservation, Wilkins Kennedy, The South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI), Environmental Planning Department, Taxation Department, Department of Agriculture, Premier Oil, Pincent Mason, Falkland Islands Legal Services, Falkland Islands Company, Camp Education, Noble Energy, the Falkland islands Tourist Board, Jaytec, Decore Services, Childcare Initiative, the Falkland Islands Meat Company, Health and Social Department, Chamber of Commerce, SAAS and Ronnie McLennon Baird’ Policy and Legal Unit.
Also in the afternoon there was a Farmers’ presentation about sheep supply and biodiversity.
Tuesday will begin with Fire Training held at the FIGAS Terminal and a presentation by Premier Oil.