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900 Pets vaccinated against rabies - no further cases reports

31 August 2021

Following the last week’s announcement that two rabies cases have been confirmed in Khayelitsha, no further cases have been detected. Read More

Pet owners are encouraged to be on the lookout for rabies

24 August 2021

Yesterday, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture Veterinary Services confirmed that they had received laboratory results confirming rabies in two dogs in Khayelitsha in the City of Cape Town. Investigations are currently underway to determine... Read More

Minister Meyer welcomes the prospect of good export season for apples and pears

23 August 2021

I welcome the news that the 2021 harvest season is finished with excellent crops realised.  This augurs well for the 2021 export season. Read More

Cape Winelands economy receives boost with investment in infrastructure

18 August 2021

Road infrastructure investment such as with the Ashton Arch Bridge in Ashton will boost the growing agricultural sector in the Cape Winelands, improving the condition under which the horticultural products are transported and the connectivity... Read More

West Coast Projects to be funded by Western Cape Agriculture

11 August 2021

With much excitement, the Greenhands Community Food Garden project in Stompneus Bay on the West Coast and Middelpos Farm near Malmesbury received the news that the Western Cape Government will be funding their respective projects in this current... Read More

Minister Meyer pays tribute to VLV on Women's Day

9 August 2021

On the eve of the celebration of Women’s Day 2021, I wish to pay tribute to the Cape Women Agricultural Association. Read More

Agricultural Workers get their jab

3 August 2021

Today, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture’s research farm, Elsenburg, hosted a vaccination outreach to agri-workers on the farm and from surrounding areas. Read More