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Call for nominations 2018

Gauteng Province (Closing date: 31 March 2018)

To be presented at the 53rd ANNUAL GSSA CONGRESS on 26 July 2018 - ARC, Roodeplaat, Pretoria

Immediate Past President: T J Tjelele * President: S B Ammann * Vice President: A M Swemmer * Honorary Secretary: H C Els * Honorary Treasurer: L G Kleyn * Scientific Editor: J E Bennett * Publications Editor: J d V van Wyngaard * Website Editor: C Viljoen * Public Relations Officer: J van der Colf * Additional Members: J C O du Toit, J F Mupangwa, M Murphy, C J Harmse * Chairperson of Congress 53 Organising Committee: T J Tjelele * Chairperson of Trust: C C Grant-Biggs * Chairperson of PAC: L R Brown * Administrator: E Joubert * Journal Administrator: F J du Toit

Click here to download the nomination form.


The trophy, first presented in 1981, commemorates Peter Edwards, an internationally recognised pasture scientist who was born in the Eastern Cape.

Peter Edwards in memorium

Dr Peter John Edwards worked for many years as a Pasture Scientist at Cedara, Thabamhlope and Potchefstroom. He is remembered for his pioneering work on radical veld improvement and his contributions to the local farming and conservations communities. He also played a major role in the Grassland Society of Southern Africa from its inception in 1966, serving as a Council Member, Trustee and President.