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First quarter jobs data reflects wait-and-see attitude

The Western Cape’s job numbers have held steady for the first quarter of 2019, according to the latest Stats SA jobs data....

#AgriMarkets: Winter crops will benefit from positive weather

The Western Cape is the leading producer of South Africa’s winter crops, which are wheat, barley and canola. It is also in...

Data: Western Cape drought support distribution

Drought support in excess of R40 million has been allocated to farmers in the Western Cape for March and April. The Department of Agriculture...

Development corporation injects R3 357 million into potato producers

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation’s (ECDC) administered Imvaba co-operative fund says it has allocated a R3.357 million incentive to seven co-operatives to boost potato production in the OR...

Minister sets new allowable catch for abalone

After the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) announced the total allowable catch (TAC) of 50,5 tons determined for the 2018/2019 abalone fishing...

Restrictions on horse movement between provinces

The veterinary services of the Western Cape government confirmed that restrictions have been placed on the movement of horses into the African horse sickness...

Western Cape commodity groups commit to farmer development

The private sector has shown its commitment to developing black smallholder farmers in the province, with all 11 of the agricultural commodity groups that...

Farmers are Agri Western Cape’s priority

Agri Western Cape recently appointed Jannie Strydom as its new CEO. Jannie took over the reins from Carl Opperman, who retired from the organisation...

Alternative Crops benefit from research fund

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture’s Alternative Crops Fund has supported the research needs of the alternative crop industry to the tune of R9,2...

Agripreneurs win in Enterprising Women Awards

Two Western Cape women in agriculture have been named among the world’s top women entrepreneurs in the 2019 Enterprising Women Awards. The awards, annually...