Trelawny Produced 95,742 Metric Tonnes of Crops in 2014
President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), Senator Norman Grant, is hailing the resilience of Trelawny’s farmers, noting that despite drought they produced over 95,000 metric tonnes of produce last year, contributing 15.5 per cent of the country’s domestic crop production.
He said the parish is ranked third in domestic production behind Manchester and St. Elizabeth.
“Let me celebrate the efforts of the farmers in Trelawny. They accounted for 95,742 metric tonnes of the 614,000 metric tonnes of produce in (2014),” Senator Grant said.