Dr. Roy McNeil, Chief Technical Director, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), speaking at the 17th Annual General Meeting of the Jamaica Pig Farmers Association (JPFA)in Mandeville on September 26, 2019. Left are Assistant Vice-President Hi-Pro, Jaime O’Gilvie, Lenworth Fulton, President, Jamaica Agricultural Society, Dr. Rayon Gregory of the Veterinary Services Division, MICAF and Annabel Williams, President, JPFA.
27 Sep 2019
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has endorsed the introduction of a Pig Production Early Warning System and the establishment of the Pork Association, describing them as viable strategies to be explored by stakeholders to strengthen and expand the pork industry. “The industry, like any other, has to be built on market-driven demand that takes into account local consumption, value-added supply to the tourism sector and to sustainable export markets,” said Dr. Roy McNeil, Chief Technical Director at MICAF, as he addressed stakeholders in the pig industry at...