The JDDB encourages our youths to become a part of this lucrative and important industry. We believe our youths will positively impact the dairy industry through new technologies, fresh ideas, innovation and creativity.
A farmer’s top priority is creating the right balance between Improvement in local dairy herd genetics, cow comfort and proper nutrition. These are critical ways to improve the productivity of dairy animals.
The Jamaica Dairy Development Board provides financial support for farmers across Jamaica. Whether it’s at the start-up phase or improvement on the dairy facility, the JDDB is more than happy to provide financial support through or loan portfolio.
The Jamaica Dairy Development Board (JDDB) has secured a silage packing machine and accompanying new technology that will improve access to nutritious feed material for dairy cattle nationwide. This was made possible through funding from the USAID through its Ja REEACH II project.
In keeping with the Jamaica Dairy Development Board’s (JDDB)mandate to increase Jamaica’s milk production, the JDDB introduced several livestock farmers to the use of total mixed ration as a feed solution at a Total Mixed Ration Workshop under the theme ‘Livestock Feeding Solutions for Jamaica’, held at Bodles Research Station in St. Catherine on October 24.