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March 28, 2024

The Cape Leopard Trust has unveiled an enticing opportunity for innovators in the agricultural and conservation fields with its latest initiative, the ‘Mobi-kraal’ project. This national competition seeks designs for a mobile, predator-proof kraal that is not only affordable, safe, and durable, but also portable, providing a much-needed solution for livestock farmers in predator-prone areas. […]

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March 15, 2024

On Tuesday, 11 March 2024, the Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, and the Head of Department, Dr  Mogale Sebopetsa, welcomed 120 unemployed agricultural graduates as interns to the Department’s Comprehensive Agricultural Support Programme (CASP). During the two-year internship graduates will be placed with farmers and sector stakeholders who will act as mentors […]

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March 1, 2024

The Clanwilliam Dam extension, a pivotal infrastructure development in the Cederberg municipal area, promises to herald a new chapter of growth and prosperity in the agricultural sector. With a generous R4 billion investments earmarked for this project, the Western Cape is set to witness a significant transformation, particularly in its farming communities. The project’s scope […]

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November 10, 2023

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development published two gazettes outlining the procedure for exports from SACU and Mozambique to the EU and the UK, respectively, to take advantage of preferential Tariff Rate Quotas for certain agricultural and agro-processed products contained in an annexure to the agreement. Some articles were published in the […]

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combine harvesting
November 5, 2023

The latest data from the Crop Estimates Committee (CEC) reveals a significant increase in the expected production of wheat. The forecast now stands at approximately 2,167 million tons, marking an increase of 1.66% or 35,450 tons over the previous estimate of 2,131 million tons. This upward trend is a positive sign for wheat producers and […]