UFU recognises top cereal growers of 2017
Friday, 1 December, 2017
The Ulster Farmers’ Unions along with the sponsors of the UFU Cereals Competition held their annual Awards Ceremony in the Rosspark Hotel, Kells last week which paid recognition to the first class growers situated here in Northern Ireland.
Winners of the Winter Wheat, Winter Barley, Spring Barley and Oats categories joined UFU Deputy President Victor Chestnutt and representatives from the competition sponsors BASF, Bayer CropScience, Clarendon Agri-care, Joseph Morton Ltd, Origin NI and Syngenta to celebrate the competitions success.
“The UFU Cereals Competition is always a highlight in the annual agricultural calendar, giving us the perfect opportunity to recognise and celebrate the first class growers we have right here in Northern Ireland,” said Victor Chestnutt. He added that the UFU are very proud to host competitions such as this for its members and would like to congratulate all the winners for their hard work and effort.
“We would also like to thank the competition sponsors BASF, Bayer CropScience, Clarendon Agri-care, Joseph Morton Ltd, Origin NI and Syngenta who not only supports and promotes the UFU’s cereals competition but also gives up their time to travel around the Province to assist in the judging of the competition,” he sai
The 2017 Winners and runners up in the UFU Cereal Competitions are:
Sponsors- Syngenta Crop Protection
WINNER- H Simpson & Sons
2nd Place- Raymond, David & William Wilson
3rd Place- Robert Maxwell
Sponsor- Origin NI & BASF
WINNER- John & David Matthews
2nd Place- Morris Peden
3rd Place- Robert Arnold
Sponsor- Joseph Morton Ltd & Bayer Crop Science
WINNER- Raymond, David & William Wilson
2nd Place- Richard Kane
3rd Place- David & Alan Wallace
Sponsor- Clarendon Agri-care & Bayer Crop Science
WINNER- Jim Crothers
2nd Place- Stephen Clyde
3rd Place- John & Campbell Kee