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Agricultural Mapping Unit
The Agricultural Land Management Division currently operates a multi-data Geographic Information System (JAMGIS) which is integrated with the Cartographic Unit. This allows the division to produce maps and summaries related to different attributes such as soils, landuse, crop potential etc.
The Soil Survey & Land Classification Unit, which includes the Soil Health & Plant Tissue Laboratory, offers a modern soil survey service that provides comprehensive information on soils resources and their potential for crop production from soil and land use surveys.
Soil Survey & Land Classification Unit
The Agricultural Land Management Division currently has 2 planning units:
The unit also develops crop suitability classifications, conducts land evaluation research and provides an advisory service to farmers.
The Western Regional Unit - Catherine Hall, Montego Bay.
The Eastern Regional Unit - Hope Gardens, St. Andrew.
Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries
Government of Jamaica