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Courtesy Call with cattle farmer of Colley Mountain Manchester and recipient of the Prime Minister's Award for Agriculture Okeito Thompson


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 22 May 2020    communications   

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), and State Minister in the Ministry, Hon. Floyd Green (right), greet cattle farmer of Colley Mountain, Manchester, and recipient of the Prime Minister's Award for Agriculture, Okeito Thompson, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Thursday, May 21, 2020. Among the matters discussed at the meeting was access to farm lands. Ministers Shaw and Green explored the possibility of accessing mined lands that could be used for cattle rearing and other farming activities.

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