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$95M for drought mitigation- JIS

Government has approved an additional sum of $95M to continue drought mitigation efforts in the agricultural sector. This was announced on Tuesday (September 30) by acting Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Derrick Kellier as he addressed industry stakeholders at his Hope Gardens offices in St Andrew. MORE

Jamaican mangoes for the USA market agriculture ministry moves to ensure import standards met - MoAF

Effective October 20, 2014, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has cleared the way for the export of Jamaican mangoes to the United States (US). MORE

All Animals will be tagged - JIS

Chief Technical Director, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Dervan Spence, has informed that under the National Animal Identification and Traceability System (NAITS), all animals, including pigs, sheep and goats, will be tagged. MORE


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Oct 2, 2014