Farmers' Month

April is celebrated as Farmers' Month. It is a time wherein stakeholders in the agricultural sector salute and place significant spotlight on farmers and their contribution to national development.This year the Rural Agricultural Development Authority in collaboration with the Jamaica…

RADA Welcomes Technical Team from Antigua & Barbuda

The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) in partnership with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) hosted a cross-learning tour to facilitate a team of Agricultural Extension Officers and Farmers from Antigua & Barbuda during the period of February 5-8, 2019.During this …

Agri-Linkage Exchange (ALEX)

The Tourism Agri-linkages Project is funded and supported by Tourism Linkages Network, of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Ministry of Tourism and supported by the Marketing Unit of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority RADA.The RADA Agricultural Extension Officers also play…

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…
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