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Welcome to RADA.

The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Agriculture & Lands. RADA was established under the Rural Agricultural Development Authority Act of 1990, replacing the Land Authorities Act and began its operation on August 1, 1990. It is Jamaica’s chief agricultural extension and rural development agency.

 

 

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RADA Diaries

How to manage bush fires

Every year, many areas of Jamaica experience drought conditions. These sometimes last for long periods, causing large areas of vegetation to become very dry.

Ensuring improved quality and competitiveness

Grades and standards for fresh agricultural produce are considered among the main tools for the marketing of commodities in the local and international markets due to worldwide commercialisation of agricultural produce.

Grades and standards for fresh agricultural produce

Grades and standards for fresh agricultural produce are considered one of the main tools for the marketing of commodities in the local and international markets due to the worldwide commercialization of agricultural produce.

Master the Basic Principles of Planting and Managing Fruit Trees

Avoid Planting trees in areas prone to flooding
Avoid planting trees on very steep slopes ( greater than 35 degrees)
Avoid soil contaminated by toxic water and in which similar type crops were affected by soil borne disease

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AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEM

ABIS is an online platform developed by RADA to manage the farming information in Jamaica. The system records the Agricultural Data of all farmers.

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RADA Videos

Backyard Living - Being Pest-wise

Management of Beet Armyworm

Best Land Husbandry Practices

Technique in Pumpkin Farming pt2 of 2

Technique in Pumpkin Farming pt1 of 2