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    Ministry of Agriculture Urging Farmers to Embrace Value Added Sector

    Calling Farmers | November 4, 2019
    The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is encouraging farmers to embrace the value added sector. This in a bid to further diversify the agriculture sector. We tell you all about it on today’s edition of calling farmers.
    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
    Producer: Andrae Palmer
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    Calling Farmers | December 11, 2019
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    Producer: Andrae Palmer
    Calling Farmers | December 10, 2019
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    Producer: Andrae Palmer
    Calling Farmers | December 6, 2019
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    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
    Producer: Andrae Palmer
    Calling Farmers | December 5, 2019
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    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
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