Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw (7th left; Member of Parliament, South Eastern St. Mary, Dr. Norman Dunn (4th left); Member of Parliament, Central St. Mary, Dr. Morais Guy (9th left) and Member of Parliament, St. Thomas Eastern and Opposition Spokesman on Agriculture, Dr. Fenton Ferguson (2nd right back row), pose with the participants of the St. Mary Farm Queen competition. Occasion was the 33rd staging of the St. Mary Agri-Expo under the theme ‘Climate Smart Agriculture, the key to Food Security’, held at Gray’s Inn Sports Complex, Annotto Bay, St. Mary, on April 22, 2019.
25 Apr 2019
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, says that the Government is committed to working with small farmers across Jamaica to become more productive. He informed that one of the major initiatives that he is working on is putting in place small irrigation systems for use by small farmers across the country. “I am encouraging farmers in need of land to come with a plan, and we will find creative ways to help you, starting with irrigation systems,” Mr. Shaw said. Speaking at the 33rd staging of the St. Mary Agri-Expo 2019, at the Gray’s Inn Sport Complex,...