News - April 16, 2015


Roelof Kleis

She has been a midwife, really, for the past few weeks. Dorothee Becu, parttime sheep farmer in the Betuwe region between the Rhine and the Waal, has helped about 200 lambs into the world.

Living in her little caravan in between the sheep in the barn. ‘Two hours on, two hours off.’ And then keeping up the day job, maintaining Wageningen UR’s websites. And to think she is actually a plant breeder. ‘I’m a Jill of all trades.'

Dorothee Becu, internet manager, Communication Services
Photo:Guy Ackermans