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Irish Potato Programme on Track

The National Irish Potato Programme (NIPP) is reporting that more than 1,400 tonnes of Irish potato have been reaped from 142 hectares of farm land, over the past six months. This, as the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries continues to promote local production of Irish potatoes, to meet the current…

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Jamaica on Track to Satisfy Irish Potato Needs

Jamaica is on target to be self sufficient in the production of table Irish potato by 2015. This was disclosed by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Roger Clarke, in a speech read by Chief Executive Officer of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority, Lenworth Fulton, at the launch of National…

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Minister Clarke Launches 2013/14 Irish Potato Programme

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries in collaboration with the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), on October 23 launched the Irish Potato Programme for the crop year 2013/14. The proposed production target is 600 hectares for autumn; 600 hectares for spring; and 50 hectares for summer. In order to achieve…

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