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Dept to transport fodder to farmers

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Half a million rand made available to transport fodder to drought-stricken areas in the Province

Farmland outside Calvinia ravaged by drought. File image
FARMERS in the Northern Cape can look forward to a slight reprieve from the devastating effects of the ongoing drought, after the provincial Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development availed almost half a million rand for the transportation of fodder to drought-stricken areas in the Province.

This comes after the Free State province and Grain SA donated maize to affected farmers in the Northern Cape.

Department spokesperson, Phemelo Manankong, said yesterday that the maize donation by the Free State and Grain SA would be of great assistance to farmers in the Province and that the departmen ...