4h club to expand RYEEP

More young Jamaicans in rural areas to get assistance to start agriculture business from the Jamaica 4H clubs.

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Banana Board Extension arm

Today General Manager of the Jamaica Banana Board Janet Conie shares about the work of the agency’s extension arm.

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4H Clubs Trelawny free online training

Coming up in today’s edition of Calling Farmers…..4H clubs in Trelawny is helping ordinary Jamaicans enter the agriculture industry through free online training

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Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Day

On today’s edition of Calling Farmers, raise your cups and mugs as we celebrate Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Day.

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Training programmes for farmers at SRC

On today’s edition of Calling Farmers, the Scientific Research Council is encouraging farmers to take advantage of its tissue culture technology training programmes.

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Taking care of banana plants

Banana and plantains are vulnerable to extreme weather conditions. Today, General Manager of the Banana Board, Janet Conie explains why and gives us some tips on how farmers can best care for these plants.

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How to dispose pesticides

Farmers use pesticides to fight pests and control diseases on their farm. But when they are finished, how do they dispose them?

We tell you the answer on today’s edition of calling farmers. Good morning I’m Andrae Palmer.

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Pesticide storage tips

Today Senior Plant Health and Food Safety Officer at the Rural Agricultural Development Authority, Francine Lawrence, shares some best practices for storing pesticides.

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Importance of rotating pesticides

Farmers, how often do you rotate your pesticides when treating your crops for diseases? Today we share some tips as to why this is important.

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Bees Transportation

Today, Chief Agriculture Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Agriculture Unit Hugh Smith shares some tips for transporting bees.

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Acquiring bees

What is the best ways to get bees you need to start an apiary?

Stay tuned to find out on today’s edition of calling farmers. Good morning I’m Andrae Palmer.

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Bee management tips

If you’re looking to establish an apiary and but aren’t certain about where to put your bee hives, then today’s calling farmers is just for you.

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Agriculture Minister commends NIC

Agriculture Minister commends National Irrigation Commission on the increased use of renewable energy solutions in its operations.

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