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Do not buy livestock from unknown origin

Following the outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in cattle in KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, the North-West, Gauteng and Free State Provinces, there is a high risk of spreading foot and mouth disease through the movement of cattle and other cloven-hoofed animals to other parts of the country. For this reason, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture …

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Locust swarms in the Western Cape are diminishing in size and number, but the threat remains

Following my announcement two weeks ago that the Western Cape Government has allocated R5 million rand towards combating the locust infestation in  Central Karoo and Garden Route Districts,   indications confirm that the size and occurrence of locust swarms are decreasing in the Western Cape. The threat of re-occurrence, however, remains. No further sightings of locust …

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Western Cape Agriculture tables a budget of R969.2 Million for 22/23

Yesterday I tabled a budget of R969.2 million. I confirmed that the Western Cape will not be returning to our pre-covid days and that we will continue to lead the economic recovery of the Western Cape, create jobs and push forward. The budget of R969.218 million for 2022/2023 includes earmarked allocations for: Ecological Infrastructure – …

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