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  • March 09, 2017 at 13:42 p.m

    MEC Vusi Shongwe has called on farmers to report any suspected cases of the Fall Army Worm, which has since been identified on maize in several parts of the province. This after it was positively identified in Limpopo and North West.

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  • March 09, 2017 at 13:49 p.m

    Mbombela - The Head in the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs Ms Sindisiwe Xulu has officially welcomed the 2017 group of Compulsory Community Service Veterinarians on 07 February 2017 in Nelspruit.

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  • March 09, 2017 at 13:55 p.m

    The Leadership of the Department and other stakeholders braced the scorching heat at MP Stream near Thulamashashe in the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality, during a walk-about at a protected wetland on 09 February 2017.

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  • March 09, 2017 at 14:01 p.m

    The Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs has recognized best performing municipalities in the 2016 Greenest Municipality Competition.  Initially known as the Cleanest Town Competition ...

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  • March 09, 2017 at 14:11 p.m

    MEC Vusi Shongwe officially opened a 3-day 11th Annual Air Quality Governance Lekgotla at eMnotweni Arena on 3 October 2016. The Lekgotla brought together government officials from all provinces, South African Weather Services and other stakeholders working in the area of air quality management.

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  • March 09, 2017 at 14:17 p.m

    MEC Vusi Shongwe has called on the well-established and improved abattoirs in the province to assist smaller and emerging abattoirs with skills development and tips of running a successful abattoir.

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  • March 09, 2017 at 14:31 p.m

    The Department has recognized schools in the province that are participating in Climate Change Literacy Programme, which is aimed at increasing environmental awareness in terms of Climate Change in schools.

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  • March 09, 2017 at 14:47 p.m

    The Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, General Bheki Cele has listened to concerns by the farming communities in Eskhala outside Mkhondo, during his visit to the area yesterday as part of the government Imbizo Focus Week for 2016.

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