The key services performed are those in respect of agricultural engineering, soil conservation and LandCare.
Provides development, evaluation and research support and capacitates clients with regard to irrigation technology, on-farm mechanization, animal housing, farm structures and the maintenance of farm equipment. Project appraisal forms an important part of the task of the Section.
Co-ordinates and facilitates the planning and development of land reform projects and the implementation of the Land Care® Programme. Soil conservation services are structured to implement Act 43 of 1983 for the conservation of agricultural resources (plan, survey and design), including the logistics for Disaster Management.