Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute said goodbye to Johann van der Merwe who retires at the end of May 2013. Johann is seen here with some of his colleagues.

From the left are Thomas Letsoalo, Percy Sekwadi, Khetho Nematendani, Rolf Herrmann, Beauty Mokgwamme, Hans Greeff, Johann van der Merwe, Strydom Schoonraad, Rethie Pollock, Andries Pretorius and Danie Aucamp.  

Johann was a lecturer and mentored the interns at Grootfontein. 

Photograph: Willie van Heerden