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Zondo grills former FS agriculture HOD over Estina

The former Free State department of agriculture head of department, Peter Mbana Thabethe, on Thursday took the stand at the commission of inquiry into...

Department holds swine fever awareness campaign

An African Swine Fever awareness campaign is being held today in Bloemfontein by the Department of Agriculture. This comes after reports of numerous outbreaks...

Ban ‘killer chicken’ imports from Brazil – SA Poultry Association

The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries has been asked to ban chicken and poultry products imported from Brazil after several health risks rocked...

Farmers go hungry after drought

The Free State province is the province that has been most affected by drought. This is according to Dr Frikkie Maré of the University...

Bloemfontein firefighters reel in veld fire

Firefighters have managed to contain a raging veld fire and extinguish it in the northern suburbs of Bloemfontein today. The fire, which occurred in...

CUT buys farm for agricultural students

  Senwes and John Deere SA visited the Department of Agriculture at the Central University of Technology (CUT) this week in order to hand over...

Northern Cape service delivery protester gets heavy sentence

The Mothibistad Regional Court has punished a protester severely for setting a government vehicle alight during a service delivery protest. The court found Matthews...

Weather conspires to keep FS burning

The blaze that broke out in the vicinity of Oubos Estate recently. PHOTO: OWEN KOCK