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RADA Conducting Survey among Farmers to Tackle Drought

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), Mr. Lenworth Fulton, says the agency is now conducting a national survey to determine the number of farmers who are interested in practising water harvesting techniques,  beyond just having a “black tank” on their farm.

$6M Hounslow fertility lab built to boost Ja livestock output

The Jamaican Government’s determination to increase local agricultural products while reducing the import bill is taking a leap forward at Hounslow in St Elizabeth with the establishment of a $6 million fertility laboratory to complement the production of goats and sheep.

Drought Affected Farmers in St. Mary to Get Assistance

Farmers from drought affected areas of St. Mary are to benefit from a $3 million mitigation programme to help with the recovery of their crops. The programme, which takes immediate effect, was announced by Minister of Agriculture, Labour  and Social Security,  Derrick Kellier, following a tour of the worst affected areas of the parish.
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