MEC visits farmers affected by hail storm
15 Jan 2010
The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza will pay an urgent visit to farmers affected by the hail storm yesterday in Krugersdorp today 15 January 2010 at 14h00.
The MEC will assess the damage in affected areas and this assessment will inform the kind of government intervention required.
The department has identified a vegetable farmer, poultry farmer and nursery which are affected along the N14 Ventersdorp and R25 Rustenburg roads. A nursery tunnel has collapsed, vegetable crops have been extensively damaged, chicken coops and homes have also been affected by the weather conditions that prevailed in the area yesterday.
The details of the MECs visit are as follows:
Venue: Farmers around N14 Ventersdorp and R24 Rustenburg Road Krugersdorp
Date: 15 January 2010
More information will be released after the assessment and evaluation of the damage.
Tel: 011 355 1326
Cell: 072 274 3692
Issued by: Office of the Premier, Gauteng Provincial Government
15 January 2010
Issued by: Gauteng Provincial Government
15 Jan 2010
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