News and Speeches for Ministry of Agriculture

Minister Winde Welcomes First Year Agricultural Students

23 January 2015

It’s such a pleasure to be here at the Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute today. This year 235 first year students enrolled at the college. You find yourselves in this industry at a very exciting time. Read More

Agriculture Budget Speech 2014/15

24 March 2014

SpeakerPremierMinistersMembersAgricultural role playersSpecial guests and mediaWelcome to the Western Cape Department of Agriculture’s 2014/15 budget speech. Read More

Stellenbosch Extension Symposium

18 July 2013

Speech delivered by Minister for Agriculture Gerrit van Rensburg at the annual Extension Symposium in Stellenbosch. Read More

Beijing Wine Tasting

10 July 2013

Speech delivered by Minister van Rensburg at the Beijing wine tasting event in China. Read More

Bergrivier Tafeldruiwe Blokkompetisie Prysuitdeling en Na-oes Funksie

17 May 2013

Toespraak gelewer deur Minister van Rensburg. Read More

NAMPO 2013

14 May 2013

Minister van Rensburg praat oor landboukwessies en hoe hy, en die Wes-Kaapse Regering, die pad voorentoe sien. Read More

De Doorns Public Engagement

11 May 2013

The Western Cape Government has drafted a 12 step action plan in addressing the rural unrest experienced in 2012. Read More

La Motte: Great Wine Capital of the World

9 May 2013

Minister van Rensburg congratulates La Motte for being crowned for a second year in a row as: South Africa’s Best of Wine Tourism. Read More

Future of Agriculture and the Rural Economy Process (FARE)

26 April 2013

Speech by Gerrit van Rensburg, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Western Cape. Read More

Worcester Skou Opening

25 January 2013

Toespraak gelewer deur die Minister van Landbou en Landelike Ontwikkeling, Gerrit van Rensburg Read More

Agri Expo’s Yogurt Entrepreneur Function at Sandringham

2 November 2012

Liewe jong vriende, landbou is vandag baie meer in die kollig as wat dit was toe ek so jonk soos julle was. Die wêreld se bevolking het drasties toegeneem, en daar is vandag meer mense op die aarde as ooit van te vore in die geskiedenis. Read More

Raisin Conference

31 October 2012

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Raisin Conference in Cape Town. Read More

Land Reform Debate

25 October 2012

Speech delivered by Gerrit van Rensburg, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Western Cape. Read More

Tri Annual Agricultural Summit Summary

23 October 2012

Colleagues,friends,members of the press,We have come to the end of our fist Tri Annual Agricultural Summit. I want to congratulate you on a very successful event. I want to thank each and every one who made the effort to be present and participate... Read More

Minister van Rensburg Speaks at Elsenburg Wine Cellar Upgrade

12 October 2012

Ladies and gentlemen, colleagues and members of the press: Welcome to Elsenburg farm and our Elsenburg cellar today. Read More

Minister van Rensburg Speaks at Provincial Green Economy Engagement

8 October 2012

Colleagues, welcome at Elsenburg for this first-of-its-kind two-day work session. Read More

Minister van Rensburg Speaks at Administration Symposium

28 September 2012

Colleagues, thank you for the opportunity. I hope that this administration symposium was of value to all of you, because good administration is at the heart of what a good and effective government is. Read More

Cape Wine 2012 Welcome Speech

25 September 2012

Ladies and gentlemen, international visitors and members of the press: Allow me to welcome you to Cape Wine 2012. And especially to our international visitors: Welcome to South Africa, welcome to the Western Cape Province, Welcome to Cape Town. Read More

Klein Karoo Plaaswerker van die Jaar

20 September 2012

Landbouvriende, dankie vir die geleentheid om vannaand saam met u te kan kuier. Read More