National Irish Potato and Drought Mitigation Programmes 2014-2015

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Based on a statement made by the Acting Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Derrick Kellier, during the media launch of the National Irish Potato and Drought Mitigation Programmes 2014-2015, (which took place at the Ministry on Tuesday, September 20,

Farmers Graduation Ceremony on Training for Beet Army Worm Pest

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The destructive Beet Army Worm pest outbreak took place periodically from 2009 – 2011 in the Flagaman, Pispah and surrounding districts of St. South Elizabeth affecting both onion and escallion farmers. Despite numerous attempts to control the outbreak, there was

Advisory to the Farming Community: The Beet Armyworm in St. Elizabeth

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This serves as an advisory specifically for onion and escallion farmers in South St. Elizabeth. The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and RADA in collaboration with the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations have implemented a project targeting

IRISH POTATO PRODUCTION PROGRAMME 2013-2014

In recognition of the need to achieve self-sufficiency in the production of Irish Potatoes (Solanum tuberosum), the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has spearheaded a National Irish Potato Production Programme to ensure that there is increased production which will directly