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    Beet Army Worm Alert

    Calling Farmers | December 20, 2013
    The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is urging farmers in south St. Elizabeth to take precautionary measures against the beet armyworm
    Presenter: Camelia Guthrie
    Producer: Camelia Guthrie
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    Calling Farmers | December 13, 2019
    International Café brand Starbucks is making plans to help revive the local coffee industry. The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is in discussions with the company to get more local coffee in the cafés worldwide. Listen to this edition of Calling Farmers to find out more.
    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
    Producer: Andrae Palmer
    Calling Farmers | December 12, 2019
    Plans for the agro economic zone at the Holland Estate are progressing well, and farmers who are farming on the property are seeig the reward. The aim is that this initiative will provide a ready market for farmers to sell their produce. Listen to this edition of calling farmers to hear more about how farmers will reap the benefits.      
    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
    Producer: Andrae Palmer
    Calling Farmers | December 11, 2019
    Farmers, if the road in your community needs to be repaired, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is encouraging you to write to them about it. This will help ensure your road is included in the list of farm roads to be repaired. Listen to this edition of Calling Farmers to find out more about this move.
    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
    Producer: Andrae Palmer
    Calling Farmers | December 10, 2019
    Steps are being taking to make it easier for Cannabis Farmers to transact business with other medical cannabis companies in the United Sates. This is good news for the industry as a framework is being created for cannabis stakeholders to legally move money internationally. Listen to this edition of calling farmers to learn more about this drive.
    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
    Producer: Andrae Palmer
    Calling Farmers | December 9, 2019
    The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has issued its 50th licence to Montego Bay-based Outlier Biopharma Limited to operate a retail herbal house without a facility for consumption in the second city. This presents a huge opportunity for farmers in western Jamaica and we tell you all about it on today’s edition of calling farmers.
    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
    Producer: Andrae Palmer
    Calling Farmers | December 6, 2019
    To solve the problem of food wastage in the agricultural sector, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is establishing agro economic zones across the island. These facilities will take produce directly from farmers to reduce wastage in the process. Listen to this edition of Calling Farmers to learn more.
    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
    Producer: Andrae Palmer