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Agricultural Sector Must Embrace Technology

Calling Farmers | March 9, 2018
Prime Minister, Andrew Holness says the agricultural sector must embrace technology to be more efficient.
Presenter: Anjuii James-Sawyers
Producer: Anjuii James-Sawyers
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Calling Farmers | January 16, 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has been working to improve access to farming communities through its farm road rehabilitation programme. So far over 250 roads have been upgraded under the programme at a cost of over 18 billion dollars. Stay tuned to find out more on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | January 15, 2020
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries says the United States medicinal hemp market presents many opportunities for local farmers. Stay tuned to find out how you can get involved on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | January 15, 2020
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw says the operations of OGH Jamaica organic Hemp farm will have a positive impact on the sector. Stay with us to hear more on today’s edition of Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | January 14, 2020
Organic Growth Holdings is one of the newest players in the growing medical cannabis industry in Jamaica with the company operating a craft medicinal hemp farm at Long Pond Estate in Trelawny. The company, which trades locally as OGH Grow Jamaica, will utilize the hemp grown on the property to manufacture a number of organic wellness products. Over 4 million US dollars have been invested to establish the farm and the extraction facility. The aim is to produce cannabidiol (CBD)-infused products to be sold across the island and to markets overseas.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | January 14, 2020
Operation keep the tropical race 4 (TR4) disease out of Jamaica is on in earnest. But would you be able to identify the disease? We’ll help you answer yes to that question on this edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | December 18, 2019
The rising threat of the tropical race 4 (TR4) disease has put the banana industry on high alert. On today’s edition of Calling Farmers, General Manager of the Banana Board, Janet Conie shares tips on how you can protect your farm from the disease. Listen to hear more
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer