Press Release

A vehicle for increasing milk production

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.

Let’s talk Animal Genetics/Animal Comfort

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. 

Financial Support for Farmers

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 Dairy Sector from the Processor’s Perspective

Through hard work and dedication of our valuable Processors, our consumers are able to enjoy 100% fresh milk. A wide variety of flavours and packages are available in your local supermarkets. 

Floyd Green

Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Floyd Green, has directed the Jamaica Dairy Development Board (JDDB) to engage more young people in the production of specialty cheese.

Agriculture Ministry targets schools for increased milk production

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, through the Jamaica Dairy Development Board (JDDB), is targeting seven agricultural education institutions for increased milk production. 

Shaw commits to development of dairy industry

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, has reassured dairy farmers of Government’s commitment to stimulate growth and development of the dairy industry.

Dairy farmers to benefit from silage packing machine

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.

Dairy Board promotes mixed ration feed for livestock productivity

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.