2011 – current

2018

Fertasa 58th Annual Congress 2018

Chairman: Adriaan De Lange (Managing Director, Omnia RSA)

Curriculum Vitae – Adriaan de Lange

Chairman’s Report – Adriaan de Lange

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Speaker: Dr John Purchase (CEO, Agbiz)

Curriculum Vitae – Dr John Purchase

Dr John Purchase – Major Trends Driving the Future of Agriculture, Presentation

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Speaker: Theo Aanhane (Business Unit Manager Horticulture, Eurofins Agro, Netherlands)

Curriculum Vitae – Theo Aanhane

Theo Aanhane – High Intensity Food Production, Paper

Theo Aanhane – High Intensity Food Production, Presentation

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Speaker: Prof Anne Grobler (Director DST/NWU Preclinical Platform, North-West University)

Curriculum Vitae – Prof Anne Grobler

Prof Anne Grobler – Nanotechnology and Fertilizers, Presentation

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Speaker: Barbara Novak (Agribusiness Consulting, Italy)

Curriculum Vitae – Barbara Novak

Barbara Novak – Challenges Facing the European Fertilizer Industry Now and in the Future, Presentation

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Speaker: Dr Hugo Opperman (MBFi)

Curriculum Vitae – Dr Hugo Opperman

Dr Hugo Opperman – Specialty Fertilizers, Paper

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Speaker: Prof Nico Labuschagne (Dept. Plant and Soil Science, University of Pretoria)

Curriculum Vitae – Prof Nico Labuschagne

Prof Nico Labuschagne – Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria as Biofertilizers, Paper

Prof Nico Labuschagne – Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria as Biofertilizers, Presentation

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Speaker: Dr Shamie Zingore (Regional Director, International Plant Nutrition Institute)

Curriculum Vitae – Dr Shamie Zingore

Dr Shamie Zingore – Nutrient Stewardship and Sustainable Fertilizer Use, Paper

Dr Shamie Zingore – Nutrient Stewardship and Sustainable Fertilizer Use, Presentation

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2018

Fertasa Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition Symposium 2018

Speaker: Dr Georg Ebert – Synergie

Curriculum Vitae – Brief CV, Dr G Ebert

Dr Georg Ebert – Controlled Efficacy – Presentation

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Speaker: Prof Patrick Brown – University of California

Curriculum Vitae – Brief CV, Prof P Brown

Prof Patrick Brown – Foliar Fertilization Principles – Presentation

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Speaker: Dr Johan Habig – AgriTechnovation

Curriculum Vitae – Brief CV, Dr J Habig

Dr Johan Habig – Soil Health Quantification – Presentation

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Speaker: Prof Patrick du Jardin – Gembloux Agri-Bio Tech, University of Liége

Curriculum Vitae – Brief CV, Prof P Du Jardin

Prof Patrick du Jardin – Bio Stimulants to Enhance Nutrient use Efficiency in Crop Plants – Presentation

Prof Patrick du Jardin – Bio Stimulants to Enhance Nutrient use Efficiency in Crop Plants – Post Workshop Presentation

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Speaker: Dr Arrie Janse Van Vuuren – Greenhouse Trials and Research Center

Curriculum Vitae – Brief CV, Dr A Janse Van Vuuren

Dr Arrie Janse Van Vuuren – Effective Placement of Fertilizer – Presentation

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Speaker: Dr Bridgitta Steyn – Arysta

Curriculum Vitae – Brief CV, Dr B Steyn

Dr Bridgitta Steyn – Stewardship of the Microbial Ecosystem of Agricultural Soil – Presentation

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Speaker: Prof Joanna Dames – Rhodes University

Curriculum Vitae – Brief CV, Prof J Dames

Prof Joanna Dames – Mycorrhiza, Born to be Friends – Presentation

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Post Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition Symposium Workshop held on 22 August 2018

Dr Hendrik Smith Effective Use of Fertilizer – Presentation

Fertasa Biofertilizer Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

Please click on the following links to view the presentations:

Thilivhali Nepfumbada, DAFF

Barbara Novak, Italy

Stephanie Roberts, Omnia

Ruth Rhodes, Avorcane

Harry Dube, DAFF

Robin Barnard, Fertasa

2017

Fertasa Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition Symposium 2017

Speaker: Dr Fernando Salvagiotti (Researcher)INTA – Argentina

Curriculum Vitae – Brief CV F Salvagiotti

Dr Fernando Salvagiotti – Management of Soybean Nutrition – Paper

Dr Fernando Salvagiotti – Management of Soybean Nutrition – Presentation

Speaker: Dr Johan Labuschagne (Senior Scientist / Extraordinary Lecturer University of Stellenbosch)Western Cape Department of Agriculture

Curriculum Vitae – Brief CV J Labuschagne

Dr Johan Labuschagne – Wheat Fertilization Trials in the Cape – Paper

Dr Johan Labuschagne – Wheat Fertilization Trials in the Cape – Presentation (34MB)

Speaker: Dr Gerhardus Nortje (Senior Lecturer, Environmental and Soil Science)UNISA

Curriculum Vitae – Brief CV G Nortje

Dr Gerhardus Nortje – Fertilization of Macadamia Nuts – Paper

Dr Gerhardus Nortje – Fertilization of Macadamia Nuts – Presentation

Speaker: Stephan Schoeman (Advisor) Soetkalmoes Consultation

Curriculum Vitae: Brief CV S Schoeman

Stephan Schoeman – Fertilization of Avocado and Lychee – Paper

Stephan Schoeman – Trends in Avocado and Lychee Fertilizing – Presentation (48MB)


Symposium Attendance List

Please click here to view an article on the Symposium in the AgriOrbit

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Fertasa 57th Annual Congress 2017

Chairman: Adriaan De Lange (Managing Director, Omnia RSA)

Curriculum Vitae – Adriaan de Lange

Chairman’s Report, Adriaan de Lange – Fertilizer Industry in South Africa

Speaker: Paul Makepeace (Senior Fertilizer Specialist -Marketing)

Curriculum Vitae – Paul Makepeace

Paul Makepeace – Sustainability of the Fertilizer Industry

Paul Makepeace – Sustainability of the Fertilizer Industry Presentation

Speaker: Dr Sylvester Mpandeli (Chairman, African Regional Working Group)

Curriculum Vitae – Dr Sylvester Mpandeli

Dr Sylvester Mpandeli – Sustainability of Water

Dr Sylvester Mpandeli – Sustainability of Water Presentation

Speaker: Prof Isaiah Wakindiki (Professional Natural Scientist)

Curriculum Vitae – Prof Isaiah Wakindiki

Prof Isaiah Wakandiki – Sustainability of Soil

Prof Isaiah Wakindiki – Sustainability of Soil Presentation

Speaker: Prof Roland Schulze (Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa &

Member of the Academy of Science of South Africa)

Curriculum Vitae – Prof Roland Schulze

Prof Roland Schulze – Sustainability of Climate

Prof Roland Schulze – Sustainability of Climate

Speaker: Dr Herman van Schalkwyk (Managing Director of Suidwes)

Curriculum Vitae Dr Herman van Schalkwyk

Herman Van Schalkwyk – Competitiveness and the Sustainability of Agriculture in South Africa

Dr Herman van Schalkwyk – Competitiveness and the Sustainability of Agriculture in South Africa Presentation

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Fertasa Fertilizer Act Presentation held on 14 September 2017

Please click on the following links to view the presentations:

Fertilizer Act – Dr Pieter Haumann

New Fertilizer Act – Dr Pieter Haumann

Registration of Fertilizers – Prof Robin Barnard

Fertilzer Act – Jonathan Mudzunga

Fertilizer Quality Control Scheme – Corne Louw

Certification of Fertilizer Companies – Joe Hanekom

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SubSoil Acidity Workshop

Proceedings of the Subsoil Acidity Workshop held at Fertasa on 29 May 2017

2016

Fertasa Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition Symposium 2016 Presentations:

Arjan Reijneveld – A Grip on Soil Fertility

Chris Schmidt – P Guidelines for Maize

Erik Adriaanse – Potassium Guidelines for Maize

Pieter Haumann – Guidelines for Ameliorating Soil Acidity

George Rayment – Strategies Regarding Approaches to Plant Nutrition and Soil Fertility Post Drought

2015

Fertasa Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition Symposium 2015 Presentations:

Richard B Ferguson – Nitrification and Urease Inhibitors to Increase Nirtogen Fertiliser Use Efficiency

Catherine Watson – Nitrogen and Phosphorus Losses from Grassland Soils and Potential Abatement Strategies

Lawrence Jansen Van Rensburg – Understanding Sulphur’s Role in Crop Nutrition

Neil Miles and Mart Farina – Nitric K Presentation

Tom Mason – Extract of Ascophyllum Nodosum Commercial Application in South African Agriculture

Christo Malan – A Practical Approach Review of Humic and Fulvic Acids

2014

Fertasa Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition Symposium 2014 Presentations:

Dr Doug Edmeades_PseudoScience

Mart Farina – Subsoil Acidity and its Management

Hendrik Smith – 6 WCCA_Feedback

Bram Snijder – Bio-Stimulants in Sub-tropical Crops

Guy Thibaud – Soil Acidity and Fertiliser Management in Conservation Agriculture

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FSSA Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition Symposium 12 August 2013

FSSA Symposium 22 August 2012

FSSA Symposium 25 August 2011