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Aussie wool breeders to attend South African Merino Expo
Aug '13
The Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders (AASMB) is hosting its South African Trade Mission in 2014. The Trade Mission will incorporate the 9th World Merino Conference to be held in the historic town of Stellenbosch, 50kms east of Cape Town.

A Merino Expo is planned for 28 and 29 April with a joint Merino 2014/IWTO afternoon and evening session on 29 April. The 9th World Merino Conference, "Merino Breeding: Sustainable Enterprise - Cherished Lifestyle", then follows on 30 April and 1 May. Participants in the organization of Merino 2014 are the Merino, Dohne and SAMM breed societies of South Africa.

Study Tours and South African Highlights:

Pre- and post-conference tours of varying lengths will be offered from 18 April and from 3 May. A wide range of experiences will be catered for from a focus on Merino farming and science and associated industries and institutions in South Africa to wildlife parks, battle fields, vineyards, architecture, indigenous cultures and the unique scenic and geographical highlights of South Africa.

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