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Young and Old Working together

We spoke to four youngsters who have found an accidental home in agriculture: Tristan Dorfl ing (28) from Durbanville, Anika Kock (24) from Belville, Mthokozisi Sishuba (29) from the Eastern Cape, and Chad van Wyk (27) from Cape Town. Mtho has been appointed as an intern at Provar, while Tristan, Anika and Chad are horticulture students all studying towards their master’s degree at Stellenbosch University (SU). All four are currently working on an industry-funded project about fruit-type adaptability and evaluation under the watchful, experienced eye of Dr Iwan Labuschagne from Provar and Dr Esmé Louw from the Department of Horticultural Science, SU.