Radio Programme

The Ministry of Agriculture is Developing Protocols To Prevent Cross-pollination of Local Ganja

Calling Farmers | November 25, 2019
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries developing protocols to prevent cross pollination of hemp and local marijuana as it seeks to protect Jamaica’s budding cannabis industry. We tell you more on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
More Calling Farmers Radio Programmes
Calling Farmers | February 21, 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture has teamed up with a number of private sector entities to expand the mother farm concept across the island. The concept will help farmers find ready markets to sell their produce and increase access to modern technology. Press play to hear more on this edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | February 20, 2020
There is a new agricultural sub division in Bernard Lodge St Catherine where 1330 acres of land will be put under production. The land will be divided into 60 plots and leased to interested farmers. State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Floyd Green says farmers in the area will benefit from a number of services to get them started. Press play to get further details.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | February 20, 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is set to make over 3000 acres of land in the Bernard Lodge St Catherine available for lease to farmers as part of the master development plan for the area. Currently only 25 percent of the land is being used for agricultural purposes, and plans are now in place to get more farmers in the area. Press play to learn more about this development on Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | February 20, 2020
Running a successful apiary is hard work. For the operations to survive assistance is always needed to help beekeepers overcome various challenges. That’s where the Rural Agricultural Development Authority RADA’s extension services comes in. If you’re a beekeeper, press play to hear RADA extension officer Peta Gaye Watson talk about how to run a successful apiary.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | February 20, 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is set to increase support to citrus farmers in effort to boost production in the sector. Press play to learn more on this edition of Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Calling Farmers | February 19, 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture is doing tests at the Holland Estate Agro Economic Zone in St Elizabeth. The aim is to find the crops best suited to grow on the estate. Press play to find out more about the plans on this edition of Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer