HORTGRO Science takes its spot in new ‘Research Hub’

Stellenbosch – HORTGRO Science has launched its new office space with an emphasis on strengthening alliances with Stellenbosch University and industry partners.

On Wednesday 22 February the organisation celebrated its ‘roof wetting’ at its new spot as a long-term tenant in the Wintergrain Building at Stellenbosch University’s Welgevallen experimental farms.

HORTGRO Science General Manager Hugh Campbell […]

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Hugh Campbell represents HORTGRO at Ruforum2016

Caption: Among the deans attending the event were (from left) Mick Sikaenyi Mwala of the University of Zambia, outgoing RUFORUM Dean’s Forum Chair Simon Angombe of the University of Namibia, RUFORUM programme manager Solange Uwituze, Agnes Mwangwela of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Khumoetsile Mmolawa of the Botswana University of Agriculture […]

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Report Back – HORTGRO Science Technical Symposium 2015

Record-breaking Symposium.
Stories and photographs compiled by Engela Duvenage and Elise-Marie Steenkamp
The HORTGRO Science Technical Symposium 2015 was hailed by several industry role-players as “a triumph”, “the best one yet”, “world-class programme” and “inspirational stuff”.
The four-day event, which has its roots in the Cape Pomological Association, has grown into its current format over several decades. […]

Agriculture needs young innovators and researchers

Your country needs you. Agriculture needs you. We need your skills, your research, your energy, innovation and entrepreneurial skills.
This was the message Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Mr Alan Winde, had for bursary students from the University of Stellenbosch, CPUT and leaders in the deciduous fruit industry in Stellenbosch on Tuesday night. Mr […]

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    Orchard of the Future – In Conversation

Orchard of the Future – In Conversation

Hugh Campbell, HORTGRO Science General Manager, and Wiehann Steyn, HORTGRO Science Crop Production Manager, take stock of the Orchard of the Future project; share lessons learned and share exciting future prospects for the programme.

Watch their conversation here:

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HORTGRO Science 2013-14 Annual Report

As 2014 draws to a close and most of us take a break over the Christmas season, HORTGRO Science is proud to present our 2013-14 Annual Report. Blessings for the festive season and good wishes and prosperity for 2015.

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