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Cocoa Stakeholders Hold Consultations Tuesday

The Jamaica Cocoa Farmers Association (JCFA), in conjunction with International Co-operative Development Association/Volunteers in Overseas Co-operative Assistance (ACDI)/VOCA) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is staging its first cocoa stakeholders consultation session on Tuesday (May 19) at … Continued

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RADA Launches Toll Free Access Number

The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) today (May 14) launched its toll free number 1-888-429-5723, which will enable farmers to access valuable information without being concerned about the cost. Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of RADA, Alexander Powell said it is expected … Continued

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Ginger Project for North West Clarendon

A ginger project costing some $1.5 million is to be established at Top Alston, in North West Clarendon. This is one of three National Labour Day Projects endorsed by the National Labour Day Planning Committee. The other projects are the … Continued

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Jamaica Boosting Skills in Greenhouse Technology

As Jamaica moves to improve its skills in greenhouse technology in order to boost agricultural production and local food security, 12 young persons have been enrolled in a Modified Environment Agriculture Certification Programme at the Ebony Park HEART Academy in … Continued

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Minister Says no Evidence Pigs Started Swine Flu

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has said that there is no evidence that the ‘Swine Influenza’ which continues to devastate several countries across the globe, originated in animals. At a meeting of the National Emergency Animal Disease Committee (NEADCOM) … Continued

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JAS Committed to Supporting Farmers – Norman Grant

President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), Senator Norman Grant, has reiterated the commitment of the organisation to empowering farmers and facilitating increased production within the agricultural sector. Giving the main address at the 100th annual general meeting and 10th … Continued

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Testing Laboratory Opens at Veterinary Services Division

The country’s food security has been further strengthened with the opening of a new Molecular Biology Laboratory, at the Veterinary Services Division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, in Kingston. Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Dr. Christopher Tufton, who … Continued

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