KINGSTON, Aoril 18, 2018 - Middlemen who buy farm produce cheap and sell them at exorbitant prices, should get out of the system or pay the farmers more says Junior Minister in the the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries J.C. Hutchinson.
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.
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.
KINGSTON, March 26, 2015 – The Ministry of Agriculture is to establish several plant health clinics islandwide as the Government ramps up efforts to address the issue of pests and diseases affecting crops.
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.
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.