Radio Programme

Importance Of Soil Testing

Calling Farmers | January 24, 2014
Farmers must ensure they know the type of soil in which they are planting as this can determine whether crops flourish or die.
Presenter: Camelia Guthrie
Producer: Camelia Guthrie
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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
Calling Farmers | October 8, 2019
The agriculture sector will receive a boost in investment in order to increase production and reduce imports which will benefit small farmers. Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw says this will be made possible by large companies that are getting involved in the sector with a greater push towards agro processing. Listen to find out more on today’s edition of Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 7, 2019
On today’s edition of Calling Farmers, the story of how Nancy Hilton Coleman transformed her love for pineapples into an agri business.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 7, 2019
From a backyard garden to a full-fledged agriculture business. That’s the message Jeremiah Duhaney wants to promote to other Jamaicans through his company BAYZ. We tell you all his story on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer