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Alcohol ban leaves wine industry high and dry

The wine industry cannot afford the extension of the ban on alcohol sales President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on 11 January. Agri Western...

Passing of former agriculture minister is a great loss

The news that the former minister of agriculture in the Western Cape, Gerrit van Rensburg, passed away, was received with great sorrow....

New species of leafhopper associated with rooibos tea

Leafhoppers are sap-sucking insects capable of transmitting plant viruses and phytoplasmas. A recent taxonomic study of local leafhopper species was based on...

Largest harvest of the canola crop in history

Canola is a crop that is vastly grown in the Western Cape. Consequently, Southern Oil (Soill) values its greatest asset: its relationship...

Agri Western Cape honours industry role-players

During Agri Western Cape’s gala dinner on 25 November honorary awards were made to industry role-players for their involvement with Agri Western...

Kaap Agri delivers buoyant results amid COVID-19

Kaap Agri has succeeded in its immediate focus to protect and stabilise the business, save livelihoods and avoid the COVID-19 iceberg.

Forestry industry alarmed at destruction in Tsitsikamma

Around 150 employees at the Boskor sawmill in Tsitsikamma despair at the prospect of losing their jobs as MTO Forestry trucks logs...

Record grain harvest will bolster economic recovery

In light of the news that the Western Cape is expecting one of the largest winter grains and oilseeds crops in recent...

SA agricultural employment held up in Q3 of 2020

South Africa’s primary agricultural employment in the third quarter of the year increased by 1% to 807 882 compared to the previous...

Western Cape Government moves fire season up by a month

Agri Western Cape wants to thank the Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, for supporting Agri Western...