Workgroups

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Hortgro Science Advisory Council

  • Stephen Rabe – Chair
  • Grant Smuts – Vice-Chair
  • Linde du Toit
  • Wesley Hendricks
  • Frikkie Jacobs
  • Raymond Koopstad
  • Charl Stander
  • Louis von Broembsen
  • Thembi Xaba (observer)

Peer Work Groups (PWGs)

Objectives of the PWGs

  • Evaluate the scientific correctness of prioritised new research proposals
  • Evaluate scientific standard of progress and final reports
  • Matthew Addison
  • Dr Brian Barnes
  • Hugh Campbell
  • Dr Martin Gilbert
  • Richard Hurndall
  • Welma Pieterse
  • Dr Ken Pringle
  • Matthew Addison
  • Hugh Campbell
  • Dr Johan Fourie
  • Richard Hurndall
  • Dr Cheryl Lennox
  • Prof Adele McLeod
  • Ferdi van Zyl
  • Hugh Campbell
  • Dr Nigel Cook
  • Dr Eduard Hoffman
  • Richard Hurndall
  • Dr Pieter Raath
  • Prof Wiehann Steyn
  • Dr Nicky Taylor
  • Dr Johan van Zyl
  • Hugh Campbell
  • Dr Paul Cronje
  • Dr Elke Crouch
  • Richard Hurndall
  • Prof Wiehann Steyn
  • Prof Karen Theron
  • Hugh Campbell
  • Dr Nigel Cook
  • Richard Hurndall
  • Dr Piet Stassen
  • Prof Wiehann Steyn
  • Dr Nicky Taylor
  • Prof Karen Theron
  • Technical Advisory Committees (TACs)

    Objectives of the TACs

    • Identify industry research needs or gaps
    • Determine relevance of concept proposals and prioritise new proposals
    • Evaluate technical merits of progress and final reports
    • Identify technology transfer opportunities & advisory to Hortgro Science
  • Daan Brink
  • Dr Nigel Cook
  • Andrew Hacking
  • Hammies Hamman
  • Chris Jurisch
  • Willie Kotze
  • Graeme Krige
  • Anton Müller
  • Stephen Rabe
  • Louis Reynolds
  • Mico Stander
  • Prof Wiehann Steyn
  • Tobie van Rooyen
  • Angelique Pretorius
  • Charl Stander
  • Pierre Rossouw
  • Keith Bradley
  • Lindi Benic
  • Lohan Bester
  • Malcolm Dodd
  • Elizabeth Downes
  • Petru du Plessis
  • Jacques du Preez
  • Nico Ferreira
  • Henk Griessel
  • Richard Hurndall
  • Angelique Marais
  • Jaco Moelich
  • Bibbie Potgieter
  • Margaret Reinecke
  • Grant Smuts
  • Charl Stander
  • Adriaan Theron
  • Karin van Rensburg
  • Prof Wiehann Steyn
  • Leana Louw
  • Matthew Addison
  • Lindi Benic
  • Aty Burger
  • Nico Ferreira
  • Jacques Fouche
  • Gustav Groenewald
  • Andrew Hacking
  • Richard Hurndall
  • Anton Müller
  • Hendrik Pohl
  • Dr Ken Pringle
  • Stephen Rabe
  • Sheila Storey
  • Steven Versfeld
  • Bekker Wessels
  • Martin Wohlfarter
  • Matthew Addison
  • Keith Bradley
  • Hugh Campbell
  • Dr Nigel Cook
  • Dr Ian Crouch
  • Linde du Toit
  • Graeme Krige
  • Stephen Rabe
  • Charl Stander
  • Elise-Marie Steenkamp
  • Prof Wiehann Steyn
  • Christo Strydom
  • Marinus van der Merwe
  • Charl van Rooyen
  • Tobie van Rooyen
  • Thea van Zyl
  • Advisory and Focus Workgroups

    Objectives of Advisory Groups

    • Assist programme with formulation of strategic research planning in defined areas of research
    • Identify new technologies of relevance
    • Seek collaborative research opportunities across local and international research/technical organisations
    • Seek funding opportunities to ensure inputs into targeted research focus areas
    • Meetings as required
    • Advisory to programme manager

    Objectives of Focus Groups

    • Convene specific expertise to deal with specific industry issues
    • Identify research requirements
    • Evaluate research findings and make recommendations
    • Identify technology transfer opportunities and communicate findings to industry via appropriate forums

    List of Groups

    Crop Production

    • Ésme Louw
    • Gerard Jacobs
    • Graeme Krige
    • Iwan Labuschagne
    • Karen Theron
    • Khashief Soeker
    • Laura Allderman
    • Nigel Cook
    • Wiehann Steyn
    • Xolani Siboza
    • Adriaan van Niekerk
    • Albert Strever
    • Anton Muller
    • Daan Brink
    • Danie Viljoen
    • Ernst Heydenrych
    • Gerrit van der Merwe
    • Gideon van Zyl
    • Gulu Bekker
    • Hannes Laubscher
    • Hendrik Pohl
    • James Reid
    • Jan Greyling
    • Karen Theron
    • Karen van der Westhuizen
    • Karin Cluver
    • Keith Bradley
    • Mike Wallace
    • Thomas Babl
    • Wiehann Steyn
    • Xolani Siboza
    • Siziphiwe Dinwa
    • Anton Muller
    • Arrie de Kock
    • Daan Brink
    • Douw Vermeulen
    • Elke Crouch
    • Elmi Lötze
    • Gerrit van der Merwe
    • Graeme Krige
    • Hamman de Kock
    • Henk Griessel
    • Ian Crouch
    • Jaco Moelich
    • Karen Theron
    • Mariana Jooste
    • Schalk Reynolds
    • Stephanie Midgley
    • Tobie van Rooyen
    • Wiehann Steyn
    • Willie Kotze
    • Abie Vorster
    • Angelique Pretorius
    • Chris Malan
    • Danie Viljoen
    • Eduard Hoffman
    • Elmi Lötze
    • Gerrit van der Merwe
    • Graeme Krige
    • Johan van Zyl
    • Karen van der Westhuizen
    • Louis Reynolds
    • Mico Stander
    • Nelius Kapp
    • Ockie Geldenhuys
    • Phillip Myburgh
    • Piet Stassen
    • Sebinazi Dzikiti
    • Stephanie Midgley
    • Steven Versfeld
    • Sylvester Mpandeli
    • Theresa Volschenk
    • Tobie van Rooyen
    • Wiehann Steyn
    • Siziphiwe Dinwa
    • Angelique Marais
    • Andrew Hacking
    • Carl Horstmann
    • Gustav Lötze
    • Karen Theron
    • Petru du Plessis
    • Piet Nieuwoudt
    • Piet Stassen
    • Schalk Reynolds
    • Schalk van der Merwe
    • Stefan Strauss
    • Wiehann Steyn
    • Willie Kotze
    • Andrew Hacking
    • Anton Muller
    • Charl Stander
    • Ferdi Ungerer
    • Frederik Voigt
    • Graeme Krige
    • Hannes Laubscher
    • Hendrik Pohl
    • Iwan Labuschagne
    • Karen Theron
    • Keith Bradley
    • Nigel Cook
    • Piet Stassen
    • Rachel Kriel
    • Sonwabo Booi
    • Tobie van Rooyen
    • Waldo Maree
    • Wiehann Steyn
    • Willie Kotze
    • Xolani Siboza
    • Yolanda Petersen

    Crop Protection

    This workgroup is currently being reconstructed.
    This workgroup is convened on a needs basis.
    • Henk Griessel
    • Hugh Campbell
    • Julia Meitz-Hopkins
    • Lindi Benic
    • Marelise de Villiers
    • Matthew Addison
    • Nico Fereira
    • Shelley Johnson
    • Wiehann Steyn
    • Andrew Hacking
    • Anton Muller
    • Bekker Wessels
    • Frikkie van Schalkwyk
    • Gideon van Zyl
    • Hugh Campbell
    • Keith Bradley
    • Matthew Addison
    • Nico Ferreira
    • Tobie van Rooyen
    • Wiehann Steyn
    • Willie Kotze
    • Wilma van der Westhuizen
    • Adele McLeod
    • Charl Stander
    • Cheryl Lennox
    • Henk Griessel
    • Johan Fourie
    • Karin van Rensburg
    • Lindi Benic
    • Lizel Mostert
    • Matthew Addison
    • Nico Ferreira
    • Pierre Rossouw
    • Wiehann Steyn
    • Wilma van der Westhuizen

    Post-Harvest

    This is an interest group with over 100 members being utilised to identify CA-specific research needs.
    • Adriaan Theron
    • Amanda Fischer
    • Andrew Hacking
    • Anel Botes
    • Angelique Marais
    • Arrie de Kock
    • Bibbie Potgieter
    • Buks Nel
    • Carl Hörstmann
    • Charl Stander
    • Christo Strydom
    • Elke Crouch
    • Hanna Visser
    • Henk Griessel
    • Ian Crouch
    • Imke Kritzinger
    • Iwan Labuschagne
    • Jaco Moelich
    • Jacques du Preez
    • Karen Theron
    • Karin van der Westhuizen
    • Leana Louw
    • Linde du Toit
    • Nina Muller
    • Peter de Vries
    • Richard Hurndall
    • Wiehann Steyn
    • Adriaan Theron
    • Amanda Fisher
    • Anton Muller
    • Arrie de Kock
    • Bibbie Potgieter
    • Charl Stander
    • Elke Crouch
    • Henk Griessel
    • Ian Crouch
    • Imke Kritzinger
    • Jaco Moelich
    • Karen Theron
    • Karin van Rensburg
    • Laetitia Moggee
    • Leana Louw
    • Pierre Rossouw
    • Richard Hurndall
    • Wiehann Steyn
    • Andy Connell
    • Bernard Henning
    • Billy Makhafola
    • Bryce MacIntyre
    • Dawid Malan
    • Eddie Vienings
    • Elke Crouch
    • Francois Malan
    • Gcobani Tsako
    • Hendrik Claassen
    • Henk Griessel
    • Henk Ryke
    • Hugh Campbell
    • Jacques du Preez
    • Johan Strydom
    • Koos Bouwer
    • Lindi Benic
    • Linus Opara
    • Malcolm Dodd
    • Richard Hurndall
    • Wiehann Steyn
    • Willem Coetzee

    Interest Groups

    • IPM Group
    • Rootstock Evaluation Committee
    • CA Group
    • Fieldmens Group – industry grouping utilised to communicate research to industry and also identify research needs.
    • Store-IT Group – industry grouping utilised to communicate research to industry and also identify research needs.