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Report of investigation into Colenso Farm welcomed

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) recently released a report on the investigation into the unlawful eviction of...

Safe transport for agri workers under the spotlight

Minister Ivan Meyer has welcomed the news that the Western Cape Provincial Parliament's standing committee on agriculture, environmental affairs, and developmental planning...

Hygiene practices can help curb the spread of ASF

The recent outbreak of African swine flu (ASF) in the Western Cape is a reminder that the food supply chain is under...

SA agricultural employment down 8% y/y in Q4, 2020

Although South Africa's agricultural economy performed robustly in 2020, and possibly grew by between 10 and 13%, according to Agbiz and Bureau...

ASF reported in Western Cape for the first time

An outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) has been reported for the first time in the Western Cape. The outbreak was confirmed...

Minister calls on government to stop state capture of Colenso Farm

Minister Ivan Meyer’s recent visit to, Ivan Cloete of Colenso Farm, highlights the government’s mismanagement of land reform in South Africa.

Strategic partnership to increase table grape exports to China

Over the past two weeks, Western Cape table grape producers have started harvesting. These grapes are to be marketed under the South...

Drought assistance continues in large parts of Western Cape

Agri Western Cape wants to thank all the donors who contributed to the Agri Western Cape Drought Relief Fund in 2020. A...

Joint effort brings Cape cormorant chicks to safety

Nearly 1 700 abandoned Cape cormorant chicks have been rescued from Robben Island for admission to the Southern African Foundation for the...

Org de Rac welcomes seasoned new manager

Johan Gerber has been appointed head manager at Org de Rac, the organic wine farm situated in Swartland outside Piketberg. The late...