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News and Speeches for Department of Agriculture

Focus on quality at the 19th Annual Ostrich Auction supports growth and jobs

25 April 2023

Two ostriches owned by  PJ Terblanche & Sons were sold for record prices at the Western Cape Department of Agriculture's (WCDoA) 19th annual ostrich auction on 20 April 2023. The male and female pair was sold for R26 000 and R41 000,... Read More

Rugby exchange is rooted in Agriculture and Food Security

24 April 2023

On Friday, 21 April, the Western Cape Minister of Agriculture,  Dr Ivan Meyer, hosted a breakfast at Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute (EATI)  in honour of a visiting group of French rugby players from the French agricultural college, the... Read More

Western Cape Commemorates Creativity and Innovation Day

20 April 2023

On 21 April, the United Nations commemorates Creativity and Innovation Day. Read More

A functional veterinary services is crucial to the agricultural sector

19 April 2023

"A functional professional veterinary service is critical to the agricultural sector as our veterinarians play an essential role in protecting animals and the public against zoonotic diseases and diseases of economic importance", said Western Cape... Read More

Western Cape signs Memorandum Of Understanding with Potatoes SA

13 April 2023

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) and Potatoes SA recently signed a 3-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Potatoes are the most common staple food consumed by most people in South Africa to prepare various meals. Read More