Agricultural Incentive (A full list of incentives available at the County Extension Offices)

Who Qualifies
Registered Farmers withcard

How to obtain Service bythe Regional Administration North Division
Documents needed:

  • Original receipts / bills / invoices
  • Land and building taxes for the current year
  • Deed
  • Inspector’s certificate.
  • Certified copy for vehicle, if purchasing
  • Farmers card
  • National Identifaction card.

Application can be made at CountyExtension Office.

Contact Information
County Offices:

St. George West Farm Road, Curepe
Tel: 662-1886/5127 ; Fax: 662-3898

St. George East, Amazon Road Wallerfield
Tel / Fax: 667-8488.

St. Andrew/ St. David, Oropouche Road, Sangre Grande
Tel: 668-2449, Fax 668-2855.

County Caroni, Old Southern Main Road, Chase Village
Tel: 672-0878; Fax 671-1861.

Apicultural (Bee) Services Provides:

  • nuclei (queens) for colonies
  • Start-up frames
  • Training in apiculture

Who Qualifies
All persons interested inapiculture

How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration North Division
Contact County Offices

Contact Information
County Offices:

St. George West Farm Road, Curepe
Tel: 662-1886/5127 ; Fax: 662-3898

St. George East, Amazon Road Wallerfield
Tel / Fax: 667-8488.

St. Andrew/ St. David, Oropouche Road, Sangre Grande
Tel: 668-2449, Fax 668-2855.

County Caroni, Old Southern Main Road, Chase Village
Tel: 672-0878; Fax 671-1861.

Bee Abatement of swarms of Africanized Bees

Who Qualifies
All persons within theNorth Region who areaffected by AfricanizedBees.

How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration North Division
Call County Extension offices to make a report

Contact Information
County Offices:

St. George West Farm Road, Curepe
Tel: 662-1886/5127 ; Fax: 662-3898

County Caroni, Old Southern Main Road, Chase Village
Tel: 672-0878; Fax 671-1861.

Duty Free Concession on Agricultural Equipment and Machinery

Who Qualifies
All registered farmers with green card

How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration North Division
Interested persons should write to the Chief TechnicalOfficer (CTO) seeking Duty Free Concession

Contact Information
Chief Technical Office, Head Office, St. ClairCircle, St, Clair,
Tel: 622-1221/ 1222 : Fax: 622-8202

Extension Support to Farmers

Who Qualifies
All farmers within the North Region

How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration North Division
Contact Officers at County Offices viatelephone or by visiting your County Offices

Contact Information
County Offices:

St. George West Farm Road, Curepe
Tel: 662-1886/5127 ; Fax: 662-3898

St. George East, Amazon Road Wallerfield
Tel / Fax: 667-8488.

St. Andrew/ St. David, Oropouche Road, Sangre Grande
Tel: 668-2449, Fax 668-2855.

County Caroni, Old Southern Main Road, Chase Village
Tel: 672-0878; Fax 671-1861.

Farmers Registration

Who Qualifies
All farmers 18yrs andover.

How to obtain Service bythe Regional Administration North Division
Documents needed :

  • Original and copy of deed.
  • Original and copy of most recent land taxes
  • One form of identification
  • Electoral
  • ID card,
  • Passportor, Naturalization Certificate,
  • Driver’sPermit.
  • Two ID size pictures.
  • Must be able to show proof of interest in the landbeing farmed
  • Must be farming at least 1/8 of an acre
  • Application can be madeat CountyExtension Offices.

    Contact Information
    County Offices:

    St. George West Farm Road, Curepe
    Tel: 662-1886/5127 ; Fax: 6623898

    St. George East, Amazon Road Wallerfield
    Tel / Fax: 667-8488.

    St. Andrew/ St. David, Oropouche Road, Sangre Grande
    Tel: 668-2449, Fax 668-2855.

    County Caroni, Old Southern Main Road, Chase Village
    Tel: 672-0878; Fax 671-1861.

    Flood Damage Relief

    Who Qualifies
    All crop farmers

    How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration North Division
    Report flooding incident to County Officeswithin 14 days.

    Contact Information
    County Offices:

    St. George West Farm Road, Curepe
    Tel: 662-1886/5127 ; Fax: 6623898

    St. George East, Amazon Road Wallerfield
    Tel / Fax: 667-8488.

    St. Andrew/ St. David, Oropouche Road, Sangre Grande
    Tel: 668-2449, Fax 668-2855.

    County Caroni, Old Southern Main Road, Chase Village
    Tel: 672-0878; Fax 671-1861.

    Grow Box Project

    Who Qualifies
    Persons living on theEast WestCorridorbetween Carenage toTurure with limited land space

    How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration North Division
    Fill out applications at Regional Administration North

    Contact Information
    Regional Administration North,
    Nurseries Compound, Farm Road, Curepe,
    Tel: 663-4774;
    Fax: 645-9963

    Vat Exemption on New and Foreign Used Pick- Ups, (up to TT$5000.00)

    Who Qualifies
    All registered farmerswith green card

    How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration North Division
    Fill out prescribed form which can be obtained fromCounty Offices

    Contact Information
    County Offices:

    St. George West Farm Road, Curepe
    Tel: 662-1886/5127 ; Fax: 6623898

    St. George East, Amazon Road Wallerfield
    Tel / Fax: 667-8488.

    St. Andrew/ St. David, Oropouche Road, Sangre Grande
    Tel: 668-2449, Fax 668-2855.

    County Caroni, Old Southern Main Road, Chase Village
    Tel: 672-0878; Fax 671-1861.

    Vendors Card

    Who Qualifies
    Wholesalers and retailersof agricultural produce

    How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration North Division
    Documents needed:

    • Receipt from Wardens Office for payment of$10.00
    • Two ID size pictures
    • One form of identification
    • Electoral ID card,
    • Passport or Naturalization Certificate,
    • Drivers Permit.
  • Two ID size pictures.
  • Electoral ID card, Passport, Naturalizationcertificate, Drivers permit.
  • Application can be made at CountyExtension Offices.

    Contact Information
    County Offices:

    St. George West Farm Road, Curepe
    Tel: 662-1886/5127 ; Fax: 6623898

    St. George East, Amazon Road Wallerfield
    Tel / Fax: 667-8488.

    St. Andrew/ St. David, Oropouche Road, Sangre Grande
    Tel: 668-2449, Fax 668-2855.

    County Caroni, Old Southern Main Road, Chase Village
    Tel: 672-0878; Fax 671-1861.

    Youth Apprenticeship Programme in Agriculture (YAPA)

    Who Qualifies
    Youths 17-25years ofage

    How to obtain Service by the Regional Administration North Division
    Application can be made at County Offices

    Contact Information
    County Offices:

    St. George West Farm Road, Curepe
    Tel: 662-1886/5127 ; Fax: 6623898

    St. George East, Amazon Road Wallerfield
    Tel / Fax: 667-8488.

    St. Andrew/ St. David, Oropouche Road, Sangre Grande
    Tel: 668-2449, Fax 668-2855.

    County Caroni, Old Southern Main Road, Chase Village
    Tel: 672-0878; Fax 671-1861.

     

    Advisories and assessments on tree health, pruning and felling

    Advisories and assessments on tree healthis offered to the general public. Treepruning and felling is offered toGovernment departments ONLY.

    Who Qualifies
    (General Public, Tree pruning and felling is offered to Government departments ONLY)

    How to obtain Service by the Horticultural Division
    Submit an application to the Director,Horticultural Services Division giving fulldetails, i.e. the name and address of theapplicant, the exact address and locationof the tree (s), the ownership of the landon which the tree (s) is/are located, andthe nature of any threat and or risk, and ifpossible, the type of tree.

    Contact Information
    Director, Horticultural ServicesDivision, Cotton Hill, Maraval.
    Tel:- 622-1221/5Ext. 2160-2164 and 2166
    Fax:- 622-9131

    Employee Assistance Programme

    During the course of one’s career, an employee may experience situations that affect his or her capacity to perform well on the job. These experiences, while personal in nature, can manifest in the workplace as issues that affect performance, attendance, or conduct.

    The EAP will therefore provide confidential short term solutions- focused assessments for employees and/or dependent members of their household.

    Services offered include a 24 hour telephone/Email consultation, one- on- one counseling, referrals to Specialist Treatment Providers and short-term support, a chance to regain control and self-confidence, and effective resolution of personal problems which may include health, marital, family, financial, alcohol, drug, legal, emotional, stress or any other personal issues that may affect job performance.

    Who Qualifies

    Ministry of Food Production staff and immediate family

    Contact Information

    Enquiries and Requests of a personal nature will be handled with a high level of sensitivity and great measures will be made to ensure confidentiality.

    Phone: 628-1617/Ext 223

    Name of Coordinator: Eric Ribeiro

    Emailfpeap@fp.gov.tt

     

    Indoor office décor

    Who Qualifies
    Government departmentsonly (pots and saucers to besupplied by applicant.

    How to obtain Service by the Horticultural Division
    Submit an application to the Director,Horticultural Services Division statingwho, with address wants what, when,where, why and how many potted plantsare needed. The application shouldalso state whether technical advisory orlandscaping services are needed only, orprior to the formal request.

    Contact Information
    Director, Horticultural ServicesDivision, Cotton Hill, Maraval.
    Tel:- 622-1221/5Ext. 2160-2164 and 2166
    Fax:- 622-9131

    Outdoor landscaping advisories with the free issue of planting material

    Who Qualifies
    (Government departments, Non-Government, Community and Faith based organisations)

    How to obtain Service by the Horticultural Division
    Submit an application to the Director,Horticultural Services Division statingwho, with address wants what, when,where, why and how many plants areneeded. The application should also statewhether technical advisory or landscapingservices are needed only, or prior to theformal request.

    Contact Information
    Director, Horticultural ServicesDivision, Cotton Hill, Maraval.
    Tel:- 622-1221/5Ext. 2160-2164 and 2166
    Fax:- 622-9131

    Provision - Audio visual, Publications and Printed materials

    Who Qualifies
    Ministry Staff.
    All interested persons.Limited to available resources.

    How to obtain Service bythe Extension Training and Information Services (ETIS) Division
    Contact the Division

    Contact Information
    ETIS, Centeno
    Tel: 646-2737/8
    Fax: 642-6747
    Email: etis@fplma.gov.tt , etis.division@yahoo.com

    Short term loan of potted plants and / or plants for indoor and outdoor décor

    Who Qualifies
    (Government departments, Non-Government, Community, and Faith based organisations)

    How to obtain Service by the Horticultural Division
    Submit an application to the Director,Horticultural Services Division detailingwho, with address wants what, when,where, why and how many (pottedand bagged plants) are needed. Theapplication should state whether technicaladvisory or landscaping services areneeded only, or, prior to the formalrequest.

    Contact Information
    Director, Horticultural ServicesDivision, Cotton Hill, Maraval.
    Tel:- 622-1221/5Ext. 2160-2164 and 2166
    Fax:- 622-9131