Forage entries at the Stormont Show in Crysler.
CRYSLER — Glaudale Farms Inc. of Berwick again repeated as this year’s Premier Exhibitor at the Stormont Seed and Forage Show.
Samantha Glaude picked up that top award on behalf of the family farm in Berwick — always a tough competitor across all categories in the judged competition coinciding with the Crysler Farm Show.
The Glaudale operation was also recognized as Premier Forage Exhibitor, Premier Seed Exhibitor, and took home additional exhibit awards for Champion Shelled Corn, Champion Grain Corn, Reserve Grain Corn, Reserve Corn Silage and Champion Soybeans.
Another Berwick operation, Rosevine Farms, captured Reserve Premier Exhibitor.
On behalf of Rosevine Farms in Berwick, Cassidy Smith picks up the Reserve Premier Exhibitor plaque from Paul Crozier of the Bank of Montreal in Finch (left), and a $125 prize from K&K Seed Supplies. Lascelle photo, Nation Valley News
Redlodge Farms’ Armin Kagi (left) receives the Premier 1st Time Exhibitor award of $75 from Daryl Acres of SynAgri plus 10 tubes of MacEwen Petroleum grease. Lascelle photo, Nation Valley News.
François and Annik Chevalley of Moose Creek earned the Reserve 1st Time Exhibitor award and prizes — received on their behalf by Barbara-Ann Glaude (left) — from Daryl Acres of SynAgri, Marc Morency of Cooperators Insurance in Casselman and Ben Leach of Scotiabank (right). Lascelle photo, Nation Valley News
Members of the Threeloos Farms family in Avonmore (right) receive Reserve Seed Exhibitor prizes from the Royal Bank’s Ben Leboeuf (left) and Fife Agricultural Service’s Dennis Fife. Lascelle photo, Nation Valley News
Bill Van Loon of Finch (right) receives his prize for Reserve Champion Shelled Corn from a MacEwen Agricentre representative. Lascelle photo, Nation Valley News
Roger Lafrance of Crysler (right) received the prize for Reserve Soybeans from Dennis Fife of Fife Agricultural Services. Lascelle photo, Nation Valley News
Rosevine Farms also took awards for Reserve Forage Exhibitor and Reserve Haylage Exhibit. In other awards, Bernard Grady of Crysler had the Champion Forage Exhibit and Champion Haylage Exhibit, Patrick Daoust of Finch had Reserve Forage Exhibit, Joe Krol of Berwick had the Champion Corn Silage Exhibit and Jacques Sabourin of Moose Creek had the Champion Cereal Exhibit with an entry of spring wheat. Domar Farms won the high yield contest with 245.2 bushels per acre of corn harvested last year.
The flagship seed and forage competitions were surrounded by a well-attended trade show inside the Crysler Community Centre. See the gallery of photos below.
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