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Climate Change Mitigation Plans

Calling Farmers | March 19, 2018
Stakeholders in the agriculture sector urged to employ climate change mitigation plans.
Presenter: Anjuii James-Sawyers
Producer: Anjuii James-Sawyers
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Calling Farmers | October 16, 2019
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is urging Cocoa farmers to restart activities under the frosty pod rot management project. Results from a recent review indicate that the project has helped to increase yields. We tell you all about it on today’s edition of calling farmers.  
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 15, 2019
The Jamaica Banana Board is encouraging farmers to be more vigilant in protecting their crops against disease infestation. On today’s edition of Calling Farmers we share some tips on how farmers can keep their farms disease free.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 14, 2019
National Taskforce appointed to monitor the rising threat of the tropical race 4 disease on the banana and plantain industry. Stay tuned to find out more on today’s edition of Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 11, 2019
Jamaica’s banana sector is performing well on the global market, with many Jamaicans including banana in their diet. But how critical is this industry to the agriculture and other sectors? Find out on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 10, 2019
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has implemented preventative measures to safeguard Jamaica’s banana and plantain industry against the Tropical Race 4 Disease (TR4). Portfolio Minister Audley Shaw says the banana industry has been monitoring the TR4 disease since its emergence in Asia in 1964 and is putting farmers on high alert as it is starting to spread.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 9, 2019
The ministry of agriculture is encouraging all farmers to plant more fruit trees on their farms. The ministry is targeting 3 million fruit trees across the island to expand the local agro processing sector. This in a bid to further grow the agro processing sector and take advantage of opportunities on the international market. We tell you all about the plans on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer