OPDT   OIL & PROTEIN SEEDS DEVELOPMENT TRUST
OAC   OILSEEDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

OPDT
OIL & PROTEIN SEEDS DEVELOPMENT TRUST

OAC
OILSEEDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE


Approved Projects for 2023/2024

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Advanced Farmer Input Support - Insurance, soil correction and mentorship.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Mr N Vermaak
Grain SA
An integrated approach to control S. Sclerotiorum on sunflower.Dr BJ Janse van Rensburg
ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI)
Bursary Scheme.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

OAC/OPDT
Creating job opportunities in Soy planting and micro and macro Soy agro processing businesses to warrant food sustainability.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Mr H Davies
Eden Social Development Foundation
Cultivar evaluation of oil and protein seeds in the winter rain fall region (canola).Mr PJA Lombard
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape (WCDA)
Determining the race structure and genetic diversity of Leptosphaeria species causing blackleg disease of canola in the Western Cape.Dr D Mostert
Stellenbosch University (SU)
Effect of fertilization and Sclerotinia on sunflower yield and quality.Dr BJ Janse van Rensburg
Dr SH Ma'ali
ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI)
Effects of planting dates and plant population of different groundnut cultivars different production regions under different cultivation conditions.Dr ZA Bello
ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI)
Evaluation of advanced oilseed and protein crops for the winter rainfall region of the Western Cape.Mr PJA Lombard
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape (WCDA)
Evaluation of commercially available sunflower cultivars.Dr SH Ma'ali
ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI)
Evaluation of soybean cultivars.Ms AS de Beer
Dr SH Ma'ali
ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI)
Farmer Development Programme: Training; Pula/Imvula; Trials and Mentoring.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Mr N Vermaak
Grain SA
Farmer Support for Sunflower Farmers in the Free State and North West.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Mr A Kole
FarmSol
Funding of Supply and Demand Estimates Committee (SDEC).Dr M Lubinga
National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC)
Income and Cost Budgets.

JOINT PROJECT

D Van der Westhuizen
Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP)
Information Project. South African Grain Information ServiceSouth African Grain Information Service (SAGIS)
Investigate the effect of different planting dates on sunflower seed yield and oil content at Free State and North West.Dr SH Ma'ali
ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI)
Investigating the impact of environmental factors and inoculum load of Sclerotinia stem rot of canola on the efficacy of fungicide applications.Dr D Mostert
Stellenbosch University (SU)
Is additional nitrogen beneficial to soybeans (Glycine max. L) in different agro-ecologies of the Eastern Highveld?

JOINT PROJECT

Mr B Nkutha
VKB (VKB)
Monitoring & evaluation of herbicide resistant Amaranthus species in oilseed crops.Prof J Vorster
University of Pretoria (UP)
Monitoring of Sclerotinia Stem Rot of canola in the Western Cape.Mrs L Nowers
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape (WCDA)
Nutritious snack multimix development for addressing under and over nutrition and promoting small, medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMME's) in low-income communities.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Prof W Oldewage-Theron
University of the Free State (UFS)
O.A.C Integrated Monitoring and Evaluation.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Prof F Meyer
Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP)
Premature desiccation of sunflower to preserve at risk crop from Sclerotinia head rot.Dr LA Rothmann
University of the Free State (UFS)
Proficiency Testing scheme for soybeans and soybean meal.Ms W Louw
Southern African Grain Laboratory (SAGL)
Proficiency testing scheme for sunflower seed and sunflower oilcake.Ms W Louw
Southern African Grain Laboratory (SAGL)
South African Sclerotinia Research Network (SASRN).Dr M Human
Grain SA
South African soybean seed crop quality survey.Ms W Louw
Southern African Grain Laboratory (SAGL)
South African sunflower seed crop quality survey.Ms W Louw
Southern African Grain Laboratory (SAGL)
Sudden death syndrome of soybean in South Africa: etiology, detection and management.Dr SC Lamprecht
ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute (ARC-PPRI)
The influence of planting density, timing of application and spray volume on deposition parameters of fungicides on canola in the Western Cape.Dr GJ Van Coller
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape (WCDA)
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