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Increased Breadfruit Planting To Be Used To Reduce Food Import Bill

Calling Farmers | September 11, 2019
Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw is calling on farmers to increase the planting of breadfruit trees in a bid to reduce the country’s food import bill. We tell you more on today’s edition of Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: 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
Calling Farmers | September 12, 2019
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries is set to work closely with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on a number of projects geared at boosting agriculture production. Portfolio Minister Audley Shaw says the projects will also allow the Ministry to capitalise on opportunities available locally.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | September 12, 2019
The ministry of agriculture is on a drive to reduce the importation of planting material into Jamaica. The goal is to make Jamaica more self-reliant, producing all the planting material needed for the entire sector. On today’s edition of calling farmers, we tell you all about the ministry’s clean seed programme.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | September 12, 2019
The government of Jamaica is working to make business easier for farmers and other players in the medical cannabis industry with banks in the United States. We tell you more on today’s edition of Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | September 11, 2019
Seven hundred farmers in Essex Valley in St. Elizabeth are set to benefit from training that will enable them to achieve Global Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification. The training is part of the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project, which aims to teach sustainable farming techniques to farmers, as well as improve their production and productivity among other things.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer