25 Jul 2022
29 Jul 2022
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Best Presentation - Portia Phohlo | Excessive nitrogen fertilization is a limitation to herbage yield and nitrogen use efficiency of dairy pastures in South Africa

Best Presentation by a Young Scientist Likhona Cele | The use of interseeded cover crop species to improve the yield and nutritional quality of natural veld and planted pastures for ruminant livestock production

Norman Rethman Planted Pastures Award - Charné Viljoen | More benefits in kikuyu-ryegrass pastures from using lower nitrogen fertiliser rates

Best Research Proposal Poster - Jamie Paulse | The comparative effects of short duration, high density grazing and conventional, rotational grazing on different soil and vegetation parameters in the dry and mesic grasslands of South Africa

Best Poster - Lisa Matthews | Carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions in crop systems containing a pasture-livestock phase vs cash crop only rotation systems

Most prolific online adjudicator - Donna Berjak


Other awards:

Best Paper in the AJRFS in 2021 - Zander Venter, Heidi-Jayne Hawkins and Michael Cramer | Does defoliation frequency and severity influence plant productivity? The role of grazing management and soil nutrients

GSSA Prestige Award - Prof Nico Smit and Prof Tim O'Connor

GSSA Honorary Membership Award - Dr Ed Granger



https://2022gssa.dryfta.com/
Aldam Holiday Resort & Conference Centre Grassland Society of Southern Africa info@grassland.org.za

Policy & Practice Workshop

Applying spatial planning within the natural agricultural resources legislative domain

Friday, 29 JULY 2022 | 8:45 - 12:20 @ Aldam Resort / virtual

SESSION OUTCOME

To deliberate on the impact of spatial planning principles and the use of spatial tools to give effect to sustainable natural agricultural resources management through relevant legislative pathways.

PRESENTERS

  • Paul Avenant - Department of Agriculture, Land Reform & Rural Development
  • Anneliza Collett - Department of Agriculture, Land Reform & Rural Development
  • Kyra Lunderstedt - UNDP South Africa

FACILITATOR

  • Yvette Brits

REGISTRATION FEES

  • GSSA members | R 6 3 0
  • GSSA members VIRTUAL | R 3 0 0
  • Non-members | R 7 6 0
  • Non-members VIRTUAL | R 3 6 0
  • Students / Retirees / Interns | R 4 7 0
  • Students / Retirees / Interns VIRTUAL | R 2 2 0

To register, click here.

For the draft programme, please view the PPW flyer.

Natural Agricultural Resources Atlas of South Africa: https://ndagis.nda.agric.za/portal/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=cf56d2431dd8437da173144811d89ef7

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