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Western Cape Department of Agriculture launches innovative Agri-Processing on Wheels initiative in Vredenburg

On Friday, 25 February 2022, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture Dr Ivan Meyer, accompanied by the Executive Mayor of Saldanha Bay, Councillor André Truter, and the Executive Mayor of the West Coast District Municipality, Alderman Roelof Strydom, launched the Western Cape Department of Agriculture’s mobile Agri-Processing on Wheels Initiative at the Genesis Hub in Vredenburg. …

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Raising of canal wall good news for agriculture

After two years of inaction by the national government, construction has finally begun to raise the wall of the four-kilometre feeder canal into the Brandvlei Dam by 300mm. The Western Cape Government warmly welcomes this. The Western Cape Department of Agriculture has since 2015 worked hard at facilitating an interdepartmental process that ultimately led to …

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No further cases of ASF reported in the Southern Cape

No other African Swine Fever (ASF) cases have been reported in Mossel Bay and George in the Southern Cape since January 2022. Veterinary officials estimate that about 370 pigs have died due to the disease in these areas. The areas remain under quarantine, and local municipalities are assisting with the disposal of carcasses and disinfection. …

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WCD of Agriculture to host African Swine Fever information days in Southern Cape

Earlier this month, I announced the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Southern Cape, one in KwaNonqaba, Mossel Bay and the other in Thembalethu, George. Since then, Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) veterinary officials who have been working tirelessly to assist the affected smallholder farmers and prevent the further spread of the …

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