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SU soil scientists celebrate World Soils Day in Moscow, Russiahttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4696SU soil scientists celebrate World Soils Day in Moscow, RussiaAG Hardie and A RozanovThree lecturers from SU Soil Science Department: Drs. C. Clarke, A. Hardie and A. Rozanov were invited to join the World Soil Day (5 Dec 2016) round table discussion on Food Security that was hosted by the Timiriazev Agricultural Academy and supported by
Sustainable Soil Management Symposium held at SUhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=3545Sustainable Soil Management Symposium held at SUA Rozanov and AG HardieThe recent Sustainable Soil Management Symposium, held on 5 and 6 November 2015 at Stellenbosch University, provided a platform for academics and practitioners alike to discuss the concept of sustainability.
SU Soil Science postgraduates shine at Combined Congress 2016http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=3535SU Soil Science postgraduates shine at Combined Congress 2016AG Hardie and CE ClarkeThe Department of Soil Science (SU) postgraduate students and researchers did extremely well at the latest Soil Science Society of South Africa (SSSSA) Combined Congress held in Bloemfontein in 18-20 January 2016.
SU Soil Science researchers attend International Soil Organic Matter Symposiumhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=3538SU Soil Science researchers attend International Soil Organic Matter SymposiumAG HardieTwo researchers from the Department of Soil Science (SU), Dr Andrei Rozanov and Dr Ailsa Hardie, recently presented four research papers at the 5th International Soil Organic Matter Symposium held at Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany.
SU soil science researchers receive 'Best Innovative New Technology Award'http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=2217SU soil science researchers receive 'Best Innovative New Technology Award'AG Hardie and A RozanovStellenbosch University oil scientists, Dr Andrei Rozanov and Ms Liezl Wiese (PhD candidate) jointly received the Soil Science Society of SA’s “Best Scientific Paper on Innovative New Technology” award at Combined Congress 2015 of the South African Soil
2015 – International Year of Soils - Healthy soils for a healthy lifehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=22182015 – International Year of Soils - Healthy soils for a healthy lifeAG HardieThe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has decreed 2015 as the International Year of Soils: http://www.fao.org/soils-2015/en/​.
New Stellenbosch-EU Ecodry research exchange project launchedhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=1392New Stellenbosch-EU Ecodry research exchange project launchedAG HardieNew EU FP7-IRSES Ecodry Project: Sharing best agroecological practises for resilient production systems in dryland and drought conditions
Optimization of small farmer production systems in Limpopo leads to 10-fold increase in incomehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=1270Optimization of small farmer production systems in Limpopo leads to 10-fold increase in incomeAG Hardie & WP de ClercqThe focus of the EAU4Food Project is on lowering the environmental impact of small-holder farmers while increasing the profitability of their endeavours.
Soil Science postgraduate students take top awards at Combined Congress 2014http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=1247Soil Science postgraduate students take top awards at Combined Congress 2014AG Hardie​​​The Combined Congress 2014 of the Soil and Plant Science Societies of South Africa (SSSSA, SASHS, SASCP and SAWSS) was held at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, on 20-23 January 2014.
Germany-South Africa Soil Carbon Day held at Stellenbosch Universityhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=1250Germany-South Africa Soil Carbon Day held at Stellenbosch UniversityAG Hardiehe Soil Carbon Day organized by the Department of Soil Science, Stellenbosch University (SU), as part of the Germany-South Africa Year of Science initiative was successfully held at STIAS, Stellenbosch on 15 February 2013.