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The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) to partner with Harvard To Boost the Local Cannabis Industry

Calling Farmers | October 1, 2019
Over 100 medicinal plants have been identified across the world. Of that 100, Jamaica has 51. Cannabis is one such plant. The Minister of Industry Agriculture and Fisheries is making strides to help the local cannabis industry become a global player on all fronts; and research is one of the areas receiving a boost. The Ministry has partnered with the Harvard International Phytomedicines and Medical Cannabis Institute (HIPI) in the United States to increase the capacity of local players.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
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Calling Farmers | October 23, 2019
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has announced plans to increase the capacity of the praedial larceny unit in the ministry. This in an effort to combat the practice and protect Jamaica’s food safety. We tell you more on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
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Calling Farmers | October 22, 2019
Over 187 cocoa farmers have so far benefited under the frosty pod rot management programme. This in an effort to revive the cocoa industry and help affected farmers recover from the losses caused by the disease. We give you details about the work being done under the management programme on today’s edition of Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 18, 2019
The Cocoa industry is on the rise and the government is on a mission to rebuild the sector so it’s more profitable for farmers to plant cocoa. Stick around to find out more on today’s edition of Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 17, 2019
The agriculture ministry is to carry out intervention work on all cocoa farms across the island. This as it seeks to restart the frosty pod rot disease management project. Stick around to find out more on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 16, 2019
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is urging Cocoa farmers to restart activities under the frosty pod rot management project. Results from a recent review indicate that the project has helped to increase yields. We tell you all about it on today’s edition of calling farmers.  
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | October 15, 2019
The Jamaica Banana Board is encouraging farmers to be more vigilant in protecting their crops against disease infestation. On today’s edition of Calling Farmers we share some tips on how farmers can keep their farms disease free.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer