Beet Army Worm Rally

On 31 May 2018, at the RADA St. Elizabeth Agrifest, held at the Social Development Complex, Santa Cruz a team of plant doctors from RADA, Plant Quarantine Inspection and Research & Development Division, MICAF, conducted a Beet armyworm Rally at…

RADA St. Elizabeth Agrifest 2018

The RADA St. Elizabeth Open Day dubbed Agrifest celebrated under the theme ‘ Enhancing Agricultural Production through Climate Smart Agriculture was held on May 31, 2018, at the Social Development Commission (SDC) Complex, Santa Cruz. The event became the melting…

35th Food and Agriculture Regional Conference

Jamaica was given the privilege in hosting the 35thFood and Agriculture Organization Regional Conference on March 5-8 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, St. James.The Conference consisted of 33 member countries that collaborated in the development of an agenda to…

Hague Agricultural Show 2018

From its humble beginnings in 1952, the Hague Show has been a significant feature for show-goers as the event to showcase Agriculture crops & Livestock. It is interesting to note that in the late 1960’s to 1970’s the Hague Show…

Farming as a Business TOT

“To make agriculture sustainable, the farmer has to be able to make notable profit.” - Sam Farr. The Farming as a Business Training Course facilitated by Promotion of Regional Opportunities for Produce through Enterprises and Linkages (PROPEL) in partnership with…

Grand RE-Opening RADA Content Area Extension Office

A spirit of togetherness and a sense of accomplishment filled the air at the Reopening of the Content Area Extension Office in St. James on Thursday January 25, 2018. Farmers and community members joined forces with the RADA St. James…

Eat Jamaican Day 2017

The 14th anniversary of the 'Eat Jamaican Day' Celebration organized by the Jamaica Agricultural Society in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) under the mantra "Grow what we Eat, Eat What we Grow" was held…
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