Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (left), presents young farmer, Okelia Douce (right), with agricultural inputs at an agricultural forum held yesterday (June 11), at the Seventh-day Adventist Church of God in Dunkeld, St. Catharine. Sharing the moment (from second left) are Chairman of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) St. Catherine Parish Advisory Committee, William Cital, and RADA Parish Manager, Ruth Barrett.
19 Jun 2020
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, is encouraging farmers to increase production, as markets are available. Speaking at the handover of agricultural inputs to St. Catherine farmers at a forum held on June 11 in Dunkeld, in the parish, he said farmers should use the support being provided by the Government and the private sector to boost cultivation of food crops, because markets exist for the produce. “It is a time for you to go and cultivate; it doesn’t matter what you cultivate, there is a market for your...