Radio Programme

National Irish Potato Programme

Calling Farmers | December 29, 2014
Jamaica is one step closer to its goal of becoming totally self-sufficient in table Irish potato. The country now supplies 90 per cent of local demand, up from 32 per cent in 2008.
Presenter: Anjuii James-Sawyers
Producer: Anjuii James-Sawyers
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Calling Farmers | November 21, 2019
School breakfast programme officially launched in St Elizabeth and 2000 acres of land allocated to grow produce for the programme. We tell you more on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | November 20, 2019
47 farmers in Flagaman St Elizabeth have received close to 50 million dollars worth of relief supplies from the Government. We tell you all about it on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | November 19, 2019
Jamaica’s hotel sector is growing and with that comes more markets for farmers to sell produce. The Ministry of Agriculture is seeking to move the process along by calling on hotels to use more local produce in their restaurants. Listen to today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | November 18, 2019
Government to spend an additional 200 million dollars to transport the 2019/20 sugarcane crop to the Worthy Park and Appleton Estate. We tell you all about it on today’s edition of Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | November 15, 2019
Drip irrigation has changed the way Jamaican farmers water their crops. And farmers in Cascade, St Ann are among the latest to receive drip irrigation and water harvesting equipment courtesy of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). We share how the equipment has impacted the residents on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | November 14, 2019
Farmers in Cascade St Ann benefit from pilot irrigation project courtesy of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). We tell you more on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer