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Minister Didiza appoints OBP interim board

The minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development, Thoko Didiza, has appointed the interim board of the Onderstepoort Biological Products (OBP),...

Government share condolences for passing of agri workers

In a recent accident on the N1 between De Doorns and Touwsrivier in the Western Cape, six agri workers lost their lives and...

SA celebrates the International Year of Plant Health 2020

The year 2020 has been internationally recognised and declared as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) – a year to celebrate...

Minister Didiza welcomes signing of the poultry master plan

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development minister, Thoko Didiza, has recently welcomed the signing of the poultry sector master plan during the...

FSA stresses accountability and agrees on MoU with DoA

Accountability. This summarises Free State Agriculture (FSA) president, Francois Wilken’s message to William Bulwane, MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development in the...

#AgriMarkets: Could incentives control African swine fever?

If there was ever a time where incentives could help reduce the spread of animal disease in South Africa, it is probably...

Department initiates African swine fever awareness campaign

Following the outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) reported in the North West, Gauteng, Free State and Mpumalanga provinces, the Department of...

Western Cape DoA SmartAgri plan scoops another award

Close on the heels of being awarded with the 2018 Premier Service Excellence Award Gold in the category 'Best Implemented Plan', the...