Young farmers impress Agriculture Minister at Hague Agricultural Show

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The young farmers made impressed Agriculture Minister Karl Samuda at last Wednesday’s Hague Show held at the Hague Showground here in Trelawny. From the JIS: Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, has expressed delight at the large number of young persons, particularly female farmers, who were directly involved in the 63rd...

Long Pond Sugar Factory Will not Re-Open for 2016-2017 Crop – Government to foot the bill to transport crop to St Catherine

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  Speaking at the 79th annual conference of the Jamaica Association of Sugar Technologists, held at the Riu Hotel in St Ann on Thursday, Agriculture minister Karl Samuda stated that the Long Pond sugar Factory will not re-open for the 2016-2017 crop season. Mr Samuda said: “We are not prepared as a Government to go...

Karl Samuda: Repairs Underway at Long Pond Sugar Factory in Clark’s Town, Trelawny

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According to Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, repairs are underway at the Long Pond Sugar Factory in Trelawny. The government recently announced that it will be temporarily taking over operations at the Clark’s Town based sugar factory. Everglade Farms, the private operators of the factory, had suspended operations at the factory...