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Vegetable growers association mooted to lobby government

Vegetable growers association mooted to lobby government

Chief Executive Officer of the Rural Agricultural Development Agency (RADA), Lenworth Fulton has endorsed a recommendation to St Elizabeth vegetable farmers that they form themselves into a lobby group. The recommendation came from Member of Parliament Richard Parchment at a meeting of South St Elizabeth farmers with Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Derrick Kellier and senior officers of the ministry on Thursday, November 26, 2015. During a question and answer session...

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Kellier lays out plans to mitigate  recurring St. Bess drought problem

Kellier lays out plans to mitigate recurring St. Bess drought problem

Farmers in the “bread basket” parish of St Elizabeth have welcomed an assurance from Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Derrick Kellier of government’s commitment to helping them continue the growth in agricultural production and reduce exports. Following a tour of farming communities in the parish on Thursday, November 26, Minister Kellier commended farmers for their commitment to the industry and resilience against the protracted drought resulting in real growth of...

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