Monday, May 18, 2009

Miss Balam Central Farm agronomist succeeds in growing 17 varities of onions in Belize

Miss Balam, government agronomist with onions she is air drying. Belize is now import substitution capable on a year round basis and Miss Balam is now doing research on varieties and other Central Farm Research Station officers are seeking export markets for our new onion growing capability.
Agronomist Miss Balam has grown 17 varieties of onions this year and is air drying them. Belize is now self sufficient in onion capability. The next step is to go to growing for export and we need to identify export markets. Such as Venezuela and CARICOM countries.

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