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Dairy Board’s Milk For Mothers Project to Go Islandwide

KINGSTON, AUGUST 16 - In fulfilling its mandate to encourage the development of the Dairy Sector in Jamaica, the Dairy Development Board (JDDB) JDDB has embarked on initiatives aimed at increasing public awareness of the nutritional benefits of milk and encouraging more persons to consume milk.
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Drought stricken farmers get supplies from Kellier

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Banana and plantain farmers in St Mary and Portland, who have been affected by the recent drought, have received donations of planting material from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to resuscitate their farms and boost production.

Farmers lose $5-billion yearly due to theft -Kellier

KINGSTON, March 17, 2015 - The Government has once again taken steps to control the theft of agricultural products from  the island’s farmers by injected $7 million into the creation of a Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries as it moves to intensify efforts to address the problem.

Agriculture Ministry Targets Banana Export Trade

KINGSTON,  January 25, 2015 -As banana exports increase, the Ministry of Agriculture is moving to ensure that there is steady supply of high quality fruit for the overseas market by utilizing  the agro parks as part of the process.
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