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…

Commendation to beneficiaries - Jamaica 4-H Clubs - RYEEP

Ninety six (96) youths were beneficiaries of the Rural Youth Economic Empowerment Programme (RYEEP). This is a collaborative initiative between the Jamaica 4-H Clubs, National Youth Service and the Development Bank of Jamaica aimed at providing rural underserved youths with…

Minard Livestock Show & Beef Festival 2017

The 18st staging of the MINARD Livestock Show and Beef Festival was held on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Minard Estate, Brown's Town St. Ann under the theme "Ensuring Food Security and Safety through Livestock Production"The exposition was organized by…
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