Staff from OVK visited Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute, Middelburg EC, as part of their training tour in the Eastern Cape.



At the back are (from the left): Dr Johan Van Rooyen (Veterinarian at Grootfontein) and Alwyn Gouws (Tweespruit Trade).

Middle: Ernst Louw (Zastron Trade and old student of Grootfontein), Edwill Twyman (Edenburg Trade), Byron Fortuin (Burgersdorp Trade), Benjamin Jantjies (Steynsburg Trade), Charl Reynders (Aliwal-North Trade), Martin Daniels (Fauresmith Trade), Jerobiam Ficko (Molteno Trade), John De Lora (Elliot Trade), Dweighn Viljoen (Jamestown Trade) and Donovan Adams (Cradock Trade).

In front: James Ramantshane (Smithfield Trade and old student of Grootfontein), Wessel Van Vuuren (Barkly-East), Madré Cockrell (Head Office: Human Resources), Carmen Hambridge (Manager: Trade Central Region), Zanya Van Antwerp (Reddersburg Trade) and Sanel Wessels (Excelsior Trade).


Dr Van Rooyen informed them about the history of Grootfontein, as well as training opportunities offered by the Institute.