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    Safeguarding Against Praedial Larceny

    Calling Farmers | December 18, 2018
    On today’s edition of Calling Farmers, some tips for safeguarding your farm from praedial larceny during the festive season.
    Presenter: Anjuii James- Sawyers
    Producer: Anjuii James- Sawyers
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    The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) is exploring the establishment of a transitional permit to make it easier for small farmers to enter the medicinal cannabis industry. Director of Enforcement and Monitoring at the CLA, Faith Graham says the initiatives will provide small farmers a cost effective way to enter the sector while they work towards gaining their cultivator license from the authority. Listen to this edition of Calling Farmers to learn more.
    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
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    Calling Farmers | December 3, 2019
    The rise of the Medical Cannabis industry is creating new opportunities for large and small farmers to grow the plant for sale and supply end to users, such as businesses who use it to make various types of bi-products like creams and oils. But before you can start growing you will need to obtain a cultivators licence. Listen to today’s edition of Calling Farmers to find out what you need to know to begin the application process.
    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
    Producer: Andrae Palmer
    Calling Farmers | December 2, 2019
    Approximately 5,000 students from across the country attended the 20th staging of the Minard Livestock show and Beef Festival recently in Brown’s Town, St. Ann. The event was held under the theme ‘Empowering Youth in Livestock Production and National Development’. Activities for the day were designed to showcase the important aspects of the livestock industry to young Jamaicans. Listen to Calling Farmers to get the details on this agricultural initiative.
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    Producer: Andrae Palmer
    Calling Farmers | November 29, 2019
    Jamaica is moving closer to a self-sustained agriculture sector with the production levels for several crops up by 20 percent. This as a result of the agricultural productivity incentive programme. Listen to this edition of calling farmers to learn more.
    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
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    Calling Farmers | November 28, 2019
    There’s a popular saying that goes many hands make work light. When it comes to working on a farm having the help can ensure that the work gets done faster. That’s the objective the Ministry of Agriculture is trying to achieve through the introduction of agricultural aides as part of the extension services offered by the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA). Listen to today’s edition of Calling Farmers to learn more about this drive to boost the countries food productivity.
    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
    Producer: Andrae Palmer
    Calling Farmers | November 27, 2019
    Animal health is critical to the success of any livestock farmer. That’s because healthy animals provide higher quality meat when slaughtered and increase returns for farmers. Listen to today’s edition of Calling Farmers as we talk about animal health.
    Presenter: Andrae Palmer
    Producer: Andrae Palmer