Radio Programme

Building a Green House Farm

Calling Farmers | September 9, 2019
Getting started in greenhouse farming starts with acquiring land to build the structure. The dimensions for the structure of the greenhouse, depend on the type of crops you plan to grow. Consultant and Engineering project manager for the Agricultural Competiveness Programme Bridging Project, Peter Reid says its very important to ensure that your greenhouse is structurally sound in order to ensure your investment is protected from natural disasters such as a hurricane.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
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Calling Farmers | September 18, 2019
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Calling Farmers | September 17, 2019
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Presenter: Andrae Palmer
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Calling Farmers | September 16, 2019
The Ministry of Agriculture is collaborating with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on four major projects across the sector. Find out more on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
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Calling Farmers | September 13, 2019
Insufficient collateral is one of the hindrances to getting a loan to expand your farming operations. On today’s edition of calling farmers we tell you how the development bank of Jamaica’s credit enhancement facility can help you to secure a loan without collateral.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | September 13, 2019
As a farmer there may come a time when it’s necessary to expand your farming operations. Securing the right kind of financing will help ensure your farm continues to prosper as it grows. On today’s edition of Calling Farmers, we share a few tips for helping you to secure financing.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer