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May 2019
 

27 May 2019

Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, discusses castor beans with Madge Corniffe, owner of Gestan Hills Nature’s Beauty & Delight manufacturers of castor oil and coconut oil, at the 4th staging of the Hanover Agricultural Show held in Lucea, Hanover, on May 25.

Bamboo factory to be established in Hanover - Hutchinson

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 27 May 2019    communications   
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon J.C. Hutchinson, says a new bamboo factory is to be established in Hanover. Speaking at the 4th staging of the Hanover Agricultural Show in Lucea on May 25, Minister Hutchinson said the bamboo factory will be established by an investor on a property that was previously home to an educational institution. Mr Hutchinson pointed out the potential of bamboo for the production of several value-added products and noted that the parish of Hanover had the largest amount of bamboo that was growing wild. In...


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Minister J.C. Hutchinson discusses bamboo vase at Hanover Agriculture Show

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 27 May 2019    communications   
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon J.C. Hutchinson, discusses bamboo vase with Michael Palmer of Classique Stemz, manufacturer of bamboo and wood products, at the 4th staging of the Hanover Agricultural Show held in Lucea, Hanover, on May 25.


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Hanover Agricultural Show

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 27 May 2019    communications   
Georgina Robinson, marketing coordinator at AG-CHEM Plant Limited, introduces the Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, to BotaniGard, one of the products being marketed by the company that was on display at the 4th staging of the Hanover Agricultural Show in Lucea, Hanover, on May 25. BotaniGard is a biological insecticide which is said to be safe for use with no negative impact on people, pets and plants.


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Hon. J.C. Hutchinson discusses mountain sop with farmer Kevin Brown

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 27 May 2019    communications   
Kevin Reid (right), farmer from Rock Spring, discusses benefits of mountain sop with the Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (centre), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, during a tour of the Rock Spring Farmers’ Group booth at the 4th staging of the Hanover Agricultural Show in Lucea, Hanover, on May 25. Listening in at left is Owen Dobson, 2nd Vice-President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society.


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Hanover Agricultural Show

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 27 May 2019    communications   
Shashel Ricketts, student pursuing course in General Agriculture at the College of Agriculture, Science and Education, discusses the rearing of rabbits with the Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, during a tour of displays at the 4th staging of the Hanover Agricultural Show in Lucea, Hanover, on May 25.


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Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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