Two commercial farms in the Blue Mountain area were cited by Garvin Williams, research and sales agronomist at Hi-Pro Farm Supplies, as examples of instances in which the products had been applied and production increased from 50 and 60 boxes per acre, to 90 and 120 boxes per acre, resulting in a massive jump in profit and double-gross margins, according to a recent news release.
Hi-Pro Feeds, a division of the Jamaica Broilers Group, has introduced a new yeast-based mix to its feeds to provide a healthier, all-natural blend to farmers.
Governor General Sir Patrick Allen has lamented the nation’s “huge appetite” for foreign foods, saying that despite an abundance of local staples, fruits, vegetables and spices, Jamaicans have been wasting scarce foreign exchange purchasing imports.
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says the country’s agriculture sector has fully recovered from the devastating effects of the 2012 Hurricane Sandy to the point where it is surpassing production levels prior to the hurricane.
Kevin Downswell has joined the line-up of acts for the Denbigh Gospel Extravaganza 2014 set for the Denbigh Agricultural Show Ground, May Pen, Clarendon, on Sunday.
Significant investments are being made by the sector’s largest producers of poultry in the Caribbean
Following a long hiatus from the local stage, the Grace Thrillers returns to the Hi-Pro Denbigh Gospel Extravaganza at Denbigh 2014 on Sunday, August 3 at 6 p.m., at the Denbigh Showground, May Pen, to much anticipation from their local fans.
White Marl, St Catherine: The 62nd anniversary of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show will have a number of new offerings. The new attractions were revealed at the launch of Denbigh 2014, held at the Hi-Pro Ace Supercentre in White Marl, St Catherine, last week Wednesday.
Several local gospel acts are slated for the Hi-Pro Denbigh Gospel Extravaganza at the Denbigh Show Ground in Clarendon, on August 3.
Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG), through its Hi-Pro brand, continues to invest in the growth of the agricultural sector with a contribution of $20 million towards the staging of the annual Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show to be held at the Denbigh show ground in Clarendon, August 1 to 3.