Projects and Programs at the VIDA

This webpage lists a variety of projects and programs ongoing at the V.I. Department of Agriculture.  Click each project's "details" button for more information.


Free Testing of Chickens and Birds
(January 16, 2013)
Division of Veterinary Services Providing Free Testing of Chickens and BirdsJanuary 2013details
Announcing Request for Proposals for Specialty Crop Block Grants 2012
(May 15, 2012)

The Specialty Crop Block Grant Program funds projects that soley enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops.

The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture(VIDA) is taking proposals for Spe.....

Farmers Market Nutrition Program
(October 12, 2011)



Fresh From The Farm Radio Show
(June 01, 2010)
Join Errol Chichester (VIDA) and Stafford Crossman (UVI) every Saturday morning from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. on WSTX 970 AM for a refreshing discussion about all aspects of our local agriculture and agri-bus.....
Fresh Produce Markets on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John
(June 01, 2010)


  • La Reine Farmers’ Market, Estate La Reine (Mid-Island)
    • West of La Reine Shopping Cen.....
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Governor John P. DeJongh, Jr.My Administration is firmly committed to supporting economic development in the United States Virgin Islands. We boast a strong and rapidly growing economy that is evident with an unprecedented influx of business development to our islands on a daily basis. We are unique and our beloved Territory offers many benefits: We use U.S. Currency and have the protection of the U.S. flag and U.S. courts. Manufacturers have duty-free, quota-free access to the U.
On February 5, 2010, USDA announced a new, flexible framework for animal disease traceability in the United States. The framework will provide the basic tenets of an improved animal disease traceability capability in the United States.  USDA’s efforts will: Only apply