Beet Armyworm Special Advisory for The Farmers of South Manchester and South St. Elizabeth

This serves as an advisory specifically for onion and escallion farmers in South St. Elizabeth.As we approach the warmer months, when the temperatures will gradually increase, conditions for the rapid buildup of the beet armyworm are highly favorable.The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) and RADA are advising the following strategies to mitigate the further development of this pest at this time: Reduce the acreages of scallion during the...

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Congrats to the graduates of the Farmer Field School

March 15, 2017 was memorable and significant for 78 farmers (from Westphalia, Content Gap, Penlyne Castle and Windsor Castle Communities) who participated in a graduation exercise of the Farmer Field School Water Management Project. After 13 weeks of practical and participatory learning the farmers along with the team from National Environmental Planning Agency, Rural Agricultural Development Authority, Forestry Division and Jamaica Fire Brigade worked together to put in place climate...

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