The SASTA 2019 Field Day
This November, SASTA members were treated to an informative Field Day at the SAPPI Shaw Research Centre situated in the scenic Midlands region of KwaZulu-Natal. The Sappi Shaw Research Centre is an innovative research and development centre for tree breeding and seed technology, specialising in pine and eucalypt trees. Their team of scientists also conduct research into streamlining of logistic operations, tissue culture, nursery management and land preparation for agricultural and commercial purposes.
SASTA members were given a detailed tour of the operations at the research centre which included: