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National Animal Identification and Traceability System under way - MoAF

The tagging of Jamaica’s 60,000 heads of cattle is now under way, following the launch of the National Animal Identification and Traceability System (NAITS) on Thursday, November 13 at the Minard Livestock and Beef Festival at Minard Estate in Brown’s Town, St Ann. MORE

Local Egg Industry on Growth Path - JIS

The local egg industry has been making significant strides within the agricultural sector. With just over 2,000 small and 100 large farmers spread across the island, the industry is projected to produce over 130 million eggs for 2014. MORE

CIB Steps Up Measures To Protect Blue Mountain Coffee Brand - JIS

The Coffee Industry Board (CIB) has stepped up measures to safeguard Jamaica’s world-renowned Blue Mountain Coffee brand against piracy, which has resulted in, among other things, the local industry losing as much as approximately US$4 million in export earnings between 2013 and 2014. MORE


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Dec 3, 2014