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SU, Vinpro launch vineyard training and research platform
SU, Vinpro launch vineyard training and research platformArticle

"The Welgevallen Training and Research Vineyards, established in collaboration with SU's Department of Viticulture and Oenology, will not only offer students and researchers of the university access to an exceptional training and research facility, but is also a great platform for knowledge transfer to the broader wine industry."

16 Apr 2021

SU researcher shows how local small-scale farmers can start artisan cheesemaking businesses
SU researcher shows how local small-scale farmers can start artisan cheesemaking businessesArticle

Dr Faith Nyamakwere recently received her PhD in Animal Sciences in the SU Faculty of AgriSciences for her research on how small-scale farmers can start their own artisan cheesemaking businesses...

Engela Duvenage 30 Apr 2020

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BKB gives Stellenbosch University's sheep research a financial boostArticle

Thanks to the installation of an advanced auto-feeder system at the Welgevallen Experimental Farm, a facility managed by the Stellenbosch University Faculty of AgriSciences, livestock research on the nutrition of sheep will be done more easily, faster and more precisely...

29 Aug 2019

From left: Prof Eugene Cloete (vice-rector: research, innovation and postgraduate studies of Stellenbosch University), the Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, and Willem Botes (research leader of Stellenbosch University’s Plant Breeding Laboratory). Photo: Stefan Els
Wheat Breeding Platform launched to improve wheat production, yieldsArticle

The Wheat Breeding Platform aims to develop new seed varieties that can withstand South Africa's harsh environmental conditions while boosting yields...

1 Nov 2017

Automatic laser technology deters birds from crops
Automatic laser technology deters birds from cropsArticle

The birds identify the laser's beam as a physical threat and flee from it. In most cases, our experience is that once it flees it will not return...

20 Sep 2017

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