Elsenburg research farm, just eight kilometers outside of Stellenbosch is home to the corporate office of the Western Cape Department of Agriculture. Services offered include supporting research and extension services to the whole province. Research projects on Elsenburg focuses on various problems as identified in association with various industry branches.
Located southwest of George in the Eden district, The Outeniqua Research Farm serves the area from the Tsitsikamma to Caledon. Founded in 1953, the farm was established for agricultural research, providing science-based solutions in response to challenges faced by farmers in the area.