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

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Half-day delegate tours

There are three half-day delegate tours planned for Monday, 25 July. Tickets are limited so book your ticket today to avoid disappointment! 

Delegates should arrive on Monday morning for an early lunch, before departing on their tour of choice. Please dress warmly and wear comfortable shoes. Remember to bring along a hat and a bottle of water.

  1. High pressure grazing tour - Theunissen
  2. Sernick/SerDev farm visit - Ventersburg
  3. Conventional grassland management and cultivated pastures tour - Arlington

To book your spot, click here.

To view the flyer, click here.

The Organising Committee reserves the right to cancel any or all of the tours. If this happens, delegates will be refunded.

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