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CROP SOLUTIONS SPECIALISTS
Professional Technical Support Crop Solutions Specialists

At InteliGro, training forms a very big part of our philosophy to help ensure that we have the right quality people in the field and supportive at head office, to add value to our clients.

We believe this is a big distinguishing factor for InteliGro and our approach to training is gaining further momentum.

We started a formal program in 2018 where external crop courses were presented and certificates obtained in different crops including potatoes, grapes, citrus and pomefruit and we are now in the process of developing InteliGro certified training modules that will add further value to our training programme.

InteliGro is very proud of the quality Crop Solution Specialists that are actively involved in the field to support growers with the right technical advice and support to help ensure good, quality yields.

As part of the support to the Crop Solution Specialists, InteliGro also have a strong technical team that include Soil Scientists, Horticulturist, Agronomists, and Entomologists. To ensure that the CCS stays in front with regards to the latest developments and solutions, InteliGro has high standard yearly training sessions on all the main crops including, Pomefruit, Stonefruit, Grapes, Citrus, Grain, Small Grain, Vegetables, Potatoes as well as selective other crops.

Supportive to this is also the yearly Biological training and Plant nutrition trainings that are very relevant in the industry. In addition to the technical training programs there is also training taking plase on leadership development, Professional development and business development. InteliGro is also proud to be part of the Croplife Continues Professional Development programme and most of the InteliGro Crop Solution Specialists have received their 2019 Accredited Croplife member cards.

TMS TEAM (TECHNICAL MARKETING SPECIALISTS)

André Erasmus

TMS: Crop Protection


AndreE@inteligro.co.za Contact
AndreE@inteligro.co.za

+27 83 251 3524

Education:
Technicon Pretoria: National Diploma in Agronomy Research & National Higher Diploma in Crop Protection

About
Andre obtained his AVCASA certificate in Crop Protection in August 1990 and is a member of CropLife SA.

Andre provides Technical and Marketing training to the InteliGro Crop Solution Specialists. He also provides Technical Agricultural services to farmers which include farm visits, interpretation of soil and leaf analysis, compilation of crop protection programmes and fertiliser programmes for producers.

Dirk van Eeden

TMS Manager: Crop Protection

DirkVE@inteligro.co.za Contact
DirkVE@inteligro.co.za

+27 82 809 5453

Education:
University of Stellenbosch: BSc. Agric Hons

About
Dirk obtained his AVCASA certificate in Crop Protection in August 1989 and is a member of CropLife SA.

Dirk has 33 years’ experience in the Crop Protection industry and provide technical support to the InteliGro Crop Solution Specialists on an everyday basis.

Duane de Swardt

TMS Manager: Plant Nutrition

DuaneDS@inteligro.co.za Contact
DuaneDS@inteligro.co.za

+27 82 885 9089

Education:
University of Stellenbosch: MSc. Agric Hortology

About
Duane is part of a team that focus on specialised plant nutrition and InteliBio Solutions which includes product development, technical training, supplier relationships, specific crop nutrition recommendation programmes etc.

Duane has 30 years’ experience in plant nutrition and precision farming.

Jan van Zyl

TMS: Plant Nutrition

JanVZ@inteligro.co.za Contact
JanVZ@inteligro.co.za

+27 83 283 8311

Education:
University of Stellenbosch: MSc. Agric Agronomy

About
Jan obtained his AVCASA certificate in Crop Protection in December 2018 and is a member of CropLife SA.

Jan has been working in the agricultural sector for 12 years. He provides Technical Agricultural services to farmers which include farm visits, interpretation of soil and leaf analysis, compilation of crop protection programmes and fertiliser programmes for producers.

Nerine Koch

TMS: Speciality Crops

NerineE@inteligro.co.za Contact
NerineE@inteligro.co.za

+27 82 649 0219

Education:
University of Stellenbosch: B. Agric

About
Specialising in speciality crops – figs, pomegranates, almonds, berries, strawberries, olives and fynbos.

Nerine has been with InteliGro since 2015, with accreditation at Croplife, BASOS and the Snyblomkwekersvereniging, and also associated with various other bodies. She has a passion for agriculture, especially hydroponics and fertigation, and through this she can suggest the best scientifically based options to producers. Her motto is to live and work with integrity and establish a sustainable partnership with farmers.

Rian Briedenhann

TMS: Plant Nutrition

RianE@inteligro.co.za Contact
RianE@inteligro.co.za

+27 82 565 5504

Education:
University of the Orange Free State: BSc. Agric. Hons. (1988)
Major Subject: Soil Chemistry, Soil Physics, Pedology, Soil Nutrition
University of South Africa: Master of Business Leadership (MBL. 1995)
Tshwane University of Technology: National Fertilizer Advisors Course (2003) & National Animal Health Course (2005)

About
Rian furthermore obtained his AVCASA certificate in Crop Protection in 2008 and is a member of CropLife SA.

Rian’s current main business focus is on specialised plant nutrition, fertigation and bio-stimulants. Rian is also registered as a Professional Natural Scientist (400033/8) and a member of the International Society of Horticultural Sciences (Member nr. 45643).

Rudolf Koch

TMS: Technology


RudolfE@inteligro.co.za Contact
RudolfE@inteligro.co.za

+27 79 635 7078

Education:
University of Stellenbosch: BA. Socio – Informatics (2010)
University of Stellenbosch: BA. Hons. Geographic Information Systems (2011)

About
Rudolf fulfills the product owner role in the development of the InteliFarm app.

He provides technical and marketing support to the Inteligro Crop Solution Specialists with regards to the latest agricultural technology and software platforms.

Thinus Smuts

TMS: Plant Nutrition and Crop Protection

ThinusS@inteligro.co.za Contact
ThinusS@inteligro.co.za

+27 72 477 1987

Education:
University of Stellenbosch: BSc. Agric. – Majors: Soil Science and Horticulture (2011)

About
Thinus obtained his AVCASA certificate in Crop Protection in June 2015 and is a member of CropLife SA.

Thinus provide Technical and Marketing training to the InteliGro Crop Solution Specialists. He also provides Technical Agricultural services to farmers which include farm visits, interpretation of soil and leaf analysis, compilation of crop protection programmes and fertiliser programmes for producers.

Gerrie Ludick

TMS: Crop Protection


GerrieL@inteligro.co.za Contact
GerrieL@inteligro.co.za

+27 82 485 4954

Education:
Master’s degree in Sustainable Agriculture

About
I specialise in supporting InteliGro Crop Solution Specialists regarding general agronomical practices with specific reference to crop protection. Based in Bothaville, my main responsibility lies within the Western Free State and North West Province.

Schalk Lombaard

TMS: Plant Nutrition

SchalkL@inteligro.co.za Send email
SchalkL@inteligro.co.za

Education:
BSc Agric Hons Soil Science and Plant Nutrition

About
Technical support to Crop Solution Specialists in Far North and Mpumalanga for a variety of crops, e.g. citrus, macadamia, avocado, banana, vegetables and row crops.

Wéan Benadie

TMS: Crop Protection

WeanB@inteligro.co.za Contact
WeanB@inteligro.co.za

+27 82 888 9275

Education:
BSc Hons Botany

About
I'm an agronomist focusing on technical solutions on row crops in the central region of South Africa which is mainly soybean, maize, sunflower, dry beans, grain sorghum, wheat and potatoes. Based in Bethlehem

Mias van der Ryst

Area Manager: Far North

MiasVDF@inteligro.co.za Send email
MiasVDF@inteligro.co.za

Education:
Agricultural Diploma

About
Specialising in building personal relationships and assisting producers with permanent crops

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CONTACT US
3 Marchand Street
Wellington 7655
South Africa
PO Box 85
Wellington 7654
South Africa
T: +27 21 873 6177
F: +27 21 873 7896
17 Fortuna Street
Viljoenskroon 9520
South Africa
PO Box 446
Viljoenskroon 9520
South Africa
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WHAT WE OFFER
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  • Professional crop specialists
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INTELIGRO CARES

InteliGro gives back to the community through our InteliGro Cares initiative.

INANI FEEDING SCHEME

InteliGro Ceres provides “StartWell” – a nutritious and balanced porridge for every morning’s start for the children of Inani Feeding Scheme.

THE CLICK FOUNDATION

The Click Foundation deploys online English literacy programmes in under-privileged primary schools equipping young learners with the technological skills required for the future.

INTELIGRO KIDZ

InteliGro offers various programmes to inform and teach future leaders about sustainability and food security in the agriculture industry.

CANSA — SUNFLOWER FUND

InteliGro does a yearly fundraising event for CANSA, including the Sunflower Fund.

AGRI SA

InteliGro donated to the Agri SA Drought Relief Fund

THE CALEDONIAN ROSES

The Caledonian Roses in Wellington received sponsored instruments from InteliGro.

AMOS FARM

An outreach programme to farm workers to give support to the families on farms with their specific needs.