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Handing – Over Ceremony for MD2 Pineapples

Posted by:RADAAdmin in Crops

RADA hosted the Handing-Over Ceremony for the MD2 Pineapples under the  2019-2020 Production Incentive Programme on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the RADA St. Elizabeth Parish Office, Santa Cruz.

The 2019-2020 Production Incentive Programme is valued at $280M and targets the development of nine (9) policy crops to include: yam, ginger, dasheen, hot pepper, irish potatoes, onion, strawberry, pineapples and cassava. The programme is intended to benefit over 4000 farmers directly and indirectly.

Farmers, Get Registered Now

Posted by:RADAAdmin in Crops

Registration provides information on agricultural stakeholders (farmers, buyers, input suppliers, etc) as well as their activities and outputs in order to boost their capacity and competitiveness in agricultural. The main purpose for registering stakeholders is to establish and operate a database driven system to:

Management of Beet Armyworm

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Managing Beet Army Worm

Posted by:RADAAdmin in Crops

Spodoptera exigua, also known as the beet armyworm is a destructive pest of onion and scallion in Jamaica. Since the 1990s, agricultural production in St. Elizabeth has suffered from several major outbreaks of the beet armyworm which have increased in pest activity, frequency and severity and so threaten the progress achieved by the initiatives for improving
productivity.

Watch the video above to learn more.

Click here to download Beet Army Worm Manual