Category: News & Events

Nutramix Farm Queens: Featurette
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Nutramix Farm Queens: Featurette

  While enjoying the company of their fellow Farm Queens, the 2018 Nutramix National Farm Queen contestants heard from empowering and educational industry leaders. They were introduced to the skills needed to be successful leaders and received the encouragement and inspiration needed to grow as young women in the agriculture industry. This unique event is...

Women in agriculture: Trading high heels for water boots
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Women in agriculture: Trading high heels for water boots

  LAST Tuesday Nutramix hosted a Winning Women in Agriculture seminar which sought to inspire current National Farm Queen contestants to approach farming with a fresh, business-oriented and modern purview. The conference, held for the second time, took place at the Medallion Hall Hotel in St Andrew, to an audience of key agricultural players, past...

Annicka Grant: Powerhouse In Agriculture
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Annicka Grant: Powerhouse In Agriculture

  It is said if you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life. The pressures would be fewer and absolutely we will be more satisfied with our accomplishments, whether they are epic or trivial. For you, that could be singing, crafting or photography. But for Annicka Grant, it’s agriculture,...

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Westmoreland farmers hail Nutramix top seller

WESTMORELAND farmer Richard McKenzie remembers the struggles he faced when he started farming. “It was a constant struggle,” McKenzie is quoted as saying in a release. “Money was hard to come by. I didn’t know where I would find the funding to purchase feeds for my chickens and pigs. “But thanks to the kindness of...

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Feed store owner caters to needs of farmers in Anchovy

AFTER relocating to St James from Kingston about five years ago, Donna Gordon had no idea what she would do for a living. She had previously worked at Stationery & Office Supplies in Kingston for close to 15 years. “My other half had moved to Montego Bay, so I decided to come down here. I...

February 21, 2018June 26, 2019by
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Select Sires Offers Herd Management And Calf-Rearing Instructions

A dairy cow cannot be a world-class producer of milk if it is not properly conditioned as a calf. The preparation of a dairy cow starts by selecting a good bull for her mother. Ideally, you want a sire (bull) that has proven to pass on good milking abilities to its heifers. Unfortunately, within recent...

February 13, 2018February 13, 2018by
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Nutramix signs major cattle semen deal

Nutramix signs major cattle semen distribution deal with US firm. Nutramix has inked a deal with American firm Select Sires under which the Jamaican company will distribute highly fertile, superior genetics for cattle across the island and the throughout the Caribbean. Yesterday, Nutramix pointed out that while it started distribution of genetic semen from Select...

January 3, 2018January 3, 2018by
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Jamaican turkey takes off

Turkey farmers gobble up Christmas Several farmers who were supplied with turkey poults — a move that sought to satisfy the growing demand locally — are reporting brisk sales for the Yuletide season. A total of 5,000 poults were distributed to the public by Newport Mills in June and September of this year. Several local...

December 24, 2017December 24, 2017by