This month's edition of 'The Agriculturist' features a thought-provoking piece by our Business Development Manager Hedda Rose Pitter, in which she discusses the topic 'Fertilizer - An Expense or an Investment'. Let us know what you think in the comments, and be sure to grab a copy of 'The Agriculturalist' at a farm store near … Continue reading Fertilizer – An Expense or an Investment
Located in Rocksprings, Hanover, Gasnell McKellar - under the watchful eyes, and guidance of Newport Fersan (Jamaica) Limited - has converted what used to be acres of sugar cane to an impressive pineapple cultivation!
For us here at Newport Fersan Jamaica, the year 2017 was filled with so many memorable encounters, and exciting experiences, and we would like to thank YOU our customers, for making it all possible! If you've missed any of it, please enjoy these highlights!
Based in Spring Valley, Hanover, multi crop farmers Kevin and Joel Green have been using our fertilizers for over 15 years, and are as impressed with their effect on their crop yields as they are with how quickly they can see the results. "Fersan fertilizers are the safest bet for me; imported fertilizers don't work … Continue reading Fersan Farmers Kevin and Joel Green
Local production of Irish potatoes is on the rise. And with efforts like the National Irish Potato Program 2017- in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries (MICAF), Newport Fersan Jamaica Limited and H&L Agro - currently underway, we can only look forward to even greater developments in the industry. As with … Continue reading Cultivating Irish Potatoes with Fersan’s ‘Potato-Lizer’
Back in July, we featured Westmoreland-based Fersan farmer Roy Buchanan, a farmer of hot peppers, papayas, pineapples, ginger, coconut, escallion and sorrel, who cultivates under our Precise Nutrient Management System (PNMS) with the assistance of Technical Sales Consultant Noel Hamilton, and Agronomist Deion Subaran. We were so impressed with what we saw that we decided … Continue reading Fersan Farmer Roy Buchanan (Part II)
Based in Bangor Ridge in Portland, Jamaica Roy Ellis has been a coffee farmer for over 30 years. With his farm located in the Blue Mountain range, Ellis swears by the reliability, and income-earning potential of the crop, and attributes a great deal of his success to his consistent use of Fersan fertilizers. "My relationship … Continue reading Fersan Farmer Roy Ellis
For some, the idea of successfully maintaining a farm by oneself may seem daunting. It is in fact a mammoth task, but by no means is it impossible. Edney James, a papaya farmer based in Haughton Grove, Hanover is a testament to this. Unfortunately James' decision to do it all himself was heavily influenced by … Continue reading Fersan Farmer Edney James
For many who choose this lifestyle, farming is a journey in patience and at times evolution. For Roy Buchanan of Sunrise Farm in Glasgow, Westmoreland, this journey took him from cultivating sugar cane to growing hot peppers, papayas, pineapples, ginger, coconut, escallion and sorrel. When Buchanan, who has been a farmer for the last 40 years, decided to … Continue reading Fersan Farmer Roy Buchanan
When it comes to cultivation, getting the best out of your crop takes so much more than meets the eye. Luckily our team of Agronomists and Sales Consultants know exactly how to design a programme of precise nutrition that is right for you, no matter which crop you choose. It's all in the soil test, … Continue reading Fersan Farmer Jermaine Ferguson