Latest News & Events


11 July 2016


SpringbokPan - The Springbokpan Agripark will for the first time after its refurbishment receive the first harvest. Following the successful completion and certification of the AgriPark in June 2016, the establishment is ready to receive grain from farmers' across the Ngaka Modiri Molema District. The MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development(READ), Manketsi Tlhape and the Premier, SOR Mahumapelo will preside over the event and launch the Agripark Harvest Day... read more


07 July 2016


Madibeng - An outbreak of rabies occurred in Hartbeesthoek farm of Madibeng on 04 July 2016. This follows an epidemic that occurred in Gauteng Province, Muldersdrift area in June 2016. The affected species is a domestic dog that fought with a jackal and went missing from the owner.. read more

Province unite against illegal wildlife trade

28 June 2016


Tosca - The provincial 2016 World Environment Day (WED) celebration held on 27 June became a local esteemed affair drawing together the district of Kagisano Molopo community in numbers.... read more

Youth Awards

22 June 2016


The MEC , Ms Manketsi Tlhape, will host the youth awards in recognition of the role played by young entrepreneurs in the areas of Agriculture and Rural Development.. ... read more

Department to commemorate Provincial Youth Awards

17 June 2016


Lichtenburg: The Department of Rural, Environment and Agriculture Development will host the inaugural Provincial Youth Awards as part of Youth Month celebrations. ... read more

Taung Agricultural College confer new diploma

02 June 2016


Taung: Taung Agricultural College has made great strides as it celebrated a group of students who graduated with Diplomas in Agriculture Irrigation in a ceremony held at Taung last Friday..... read more

Taung College of Agriculture set to confer successful graduates

25 May 2016


Taung: The Taung College of Agriculture in joint efforts with the Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development will on Friday 27 May 2016 confer the class of 2016 graduates. Ten graduates, five females and five have completed three-year Diploma of Agriculture in Irrigation programme... read more