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Wesgro secures R350 million in investment deals

Dr Ivan Meyer is pleased to announce that Wesgro, the Western Cape government’s mandated international trade and investment promotion agency, has helped...

SA winter crops: Estimates revised down

The dry and warm weather conditions experienced in the Western Cape since the end of August have taken a toll on winter...

Oldest recorded apple tree gifted to historic farm Babylonstoren

In 1662, on the 17th of April, the first apple was picked at the Cape. It was the Witte Wijnappel. In 1692, Babylonstoren...

The 2019 Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners announced

As far as Pinotage is concerned, being one of the Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners is the highest accolade any local Pinotage...

Premier Winde and cabinet laud the recovery for agriculture

Premier Alan Winde, minister of agriculture, Ivan Meyer, and the Western Cape cabinet met with representatives from the agricultural sector to discuss...

Dam levels starting to rise in the Western Cape

An above-average winter rainfall season has lifted the Western Cape’s dam levels from 29% at this time in 2017 and 52% in...

#AgriMarkets: Consistent rainfall needed to nourish winter crops

While memories of ‘Day Zero’ warnings in late 2017 and early 2018 might be fading in some Cape Town residents’ minds, the...

Taking farmer development to new markets

Without struggle there is no progress. Agricultural development in South Africa has been a gigantic struggle; one that has left many aspiring...

Vergelegen voted best wine estate in Africa

Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West is a treasure trove of wine, food, exquisite gardens, historic buildings and sustainable biodiversity. Already loved...

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....