New Merino SA president
At the Merino SA AGM, Gert Smit from Vrede was elected as Merino SA president, with Mr Adrian McNaughton from Graaff-Reinet as vice-president.
Julian Southey (president), Frederick Neethling (vice-president) and Stefan Naude respectively, who retired at the end of their maximum terms on the Merino SA council.
Merino SA awarded honorary membership to John Stretton (Dordrecht) and Garth Cloete (Graaff-Reinet). Merino SA president Julian Southey presented their certificates.
Sheep- and wool experts man of the year
Stephan van der Westhuizen (right, CMW) received this award from John Melville (chairman)