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UFS agriculture celebrates 50-year reunion
2009-05-27

 
As part of the half-century celebrations of the agricultural section of the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of the Free State, the Department of Soil, Crop and Climate Sciences and the Department of Animal, Wildlife and Grassland Sciences recently held their joint 50-year reunion. The reunion was attended by alumni, former staff, current staff and current students. Big names in the agricultural industry who are associated with the faculty also attended the event. At the function were, from the left, front: Prof. Boet Human (former departmental chair of Agronomy), Prof. Hennie Heyns (former lecturer in Animal Sciences) and Prof. Wynand van Rensburg (former departmental head in Grassland Sciences). Back: Prof. Piet Wilke (former departmental chair of Animal Sciences and Dean of the Agricultural Faculty), Mr Kotie van den Berg (former lecturer in Grassland Sciences and currently a farmer in the Murraysburg district), Prof. Jimmy de Jager (former departmental chair of Agrometeorology).
Photo: Stephen Collett

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