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PROVINCIAL LAUNCH OF CONTROL PROGRAMME IN RESPECT OF FALL ARMY WORM (FAW) IN THE NORTH-WEST PROVINCE

24 February 2017

 

Brits: The Department of Rural, Environment & Agricultural Development (READ) has today vigilantly confirmed two incidents of Fall Army Worm (FAW) infestation at Farms around Mogwase in Moses Kotane Local Municipality and Brits in Madibeng Local Municipality, within the Bojanala District... read more

DEPARTMENT ROLL-OUT CONTIGENCY PLAN FOLLOWING ALERTS OF FALL ARMY WORM IN THE BOKONE-BOPHIRIMA PROVINCE

23 February 2017

 

Mahikeng: The Bokone-Bophirima Provincial Government through the Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) has noted the alarming reports on the suspicions of the Fall Army Worm (FAW) within the Province... read more

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES & PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN THE CROSS-RIVER FEDERAL STATE OF NIGERIA AND THE NORTH-WEST PROVINCE

21 February 2017

 

Taung: In its efforts to strengthen the agricultural sector and ensure that the farming industry in the province is progressive and prosperous, the Extension and Advisory Services of the North West Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Development will come under the spotlight as they attempt to improve their image and professionalism by hosting the 9th Provincial Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services Conference... read more

TAUNG FIRST LIVESTOCK AUCTION

21 February 2017

 

Taung: About 364 large stock and 259 small stock was sold during the Taung livestock Auction Launch held today in Taung Greater Municipality, bringing a total turnover of about R2,5m for the day... read more

ITS’ ALL SYSTEMS GO FOR DONKEY PRODUCTION AND TRADE

21 February 2017

 

Mahikeng: The Bokone Bophirima Province will boost its provincial economy with more focus on the Village, Township and Small Dorpies (VTSD) by embarking on donkey production programme. This entails animal cultivation which includes establishing of donkey abattoirs, commercial trading of donkey meat and hides... read more

PROVINCIAL EXTENSION AND ADVISORY CONFERENCE TO STRENGTHEN THE RECOGNITION OF EXCELLENT SERVICES

07 February 2017

 

Taung: In its efforts to strengthen the agricultural sector and ensure that the farming industry in the province is progressive and prosperous, the Extension and Advisory Services of the North West Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Development will come under the spotlight as they attempt to improve their image and professionalism by hosting the 9th Provincial Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services Conference... read more

PASSION FOR FARMING EARNS YOUNG ENTEPRENEURS EXPEDITION ABROAD

17 January 2017

 

Ramatlabama: North West‟s award winning female farmer will be off to Kenya for a cutting edge exposure of the sector. Ms Nthabiseng Kgobokoe who won the 2016 Provincial and National Subsistence Producer Female Entrepreneur Awards will undertake a trip which forms part of the prize for her national win. The Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) and DAFF (Department of Forestry and Fisheries) hosted an official send-off ceremony on Monday, 16 January 2016... read more

OFFICIAL SEND OFF FOR NW AND MPUMALANGA DAFF FEA 2016 WINNERS – KENYA FIELD TRIP

13 January 2017

 

Mahikeng- The Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) will host an official send-off ceremony for the North West and Mpumalanga DAFF (Department of Forestry and Fisheries) National 2016 Female Entrepreneurs Awards winners... read more

Potchefstroom College of Agriculture set to confer successful graduates

07 December 2016

 

Potchefstroom: The Potchefstroom College of Agriculture will on Friday, 09 December confer the class of 2016 graduates. 49 graduates have completed threeyear Diploma in Mixed Agriculture... read more