News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape Minister for Agriculture Visits First Carbon Neutral Wine Estate

27 February 2008

The Minister for Agriculture in the Western Cape, Cobus Dowry will visit Backsberg Wine Estate this afternoon at 16h00 to observe the activities on Backsberg which is the first Wine Estate in South Africa to obtain Carbon Neutral status. Read More

Mec Dyantyi Meets Residents of Mfuleni

25 February 2008

MEDIA ALERT JANUARY 30, 2008 Mec Dyantyi Meets Residents of Mfuleni Read More

Western Cape Farmers Urged to Cooperate with Regard to Ovine Johne's Disease

21 February 2008

PRESS RELEASE 22 February 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE STATEMENT BY COBUS DOWRY - MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE IN THE WESTERN CAPE Ovine Johne's Disease (OJD) - Proposed control policy options Read More

Joint Agriculture/Eskom Task Team Meets

20 February 2008

The task team consisting of representatives from Agriculture and ESKOM had its first meeting this morning in order to address the effect of load shedding on Agriculture and to determine the way forward in finding an amicable solution with the... Read More