Francis Henderson of Terrdale Farms in Brinston, did it again at the Dundas Seed, Forage and Agricultural Show, and this year his family also did some winning of their own.
The show held, Friday March 8, at Matilda Hall in Dixon’s Corners attracted a large crowd, who enjoyed agriculture industry related exhibits that filled the hall and the parking lot.
Henderson, who is the perennial winner of the show, was able to accumulate enough points to be named the show’s Premier Exhibitor for 2013.
He was also Premier Seed Exhibitor and Reserve Forage Exhibitor, only one point behind the Premier Forage Exhibitor.
Ian and Tracy Porteous of Ayrporte Farm were named Premier Forage Exhibitor.
Tracy is Henderson’s daughter. The Porteous’ were Reserve Premier Exhibitors, had the Champion Forage Exhibit and Champion Dry Hay Exhibit.
Henderson also had the show’s Champion Haylage Exhibit and Champion Soybean Exhibit.
Doreen Henderson, Francis’ wife, won the Champion Baker award for her oatmeal cookies, which were judged the best of 12 entries by South Dundas mayor Steven Byvelds and North Dundas mayor Eric Duncan.
The recipe, was a new one she tried and liked. The judges liked it too.
Bruce Porteous, son of Tracy and Ian and grandson of Francis and Doreen Henderson, won the Premier 4-H Exhibitor award.
Paul Ropars took home the Premier First Time Exhibitor award.
John and Jeannette Devries of Toyes Hill Farm took home multiple awards as well. They were Reserve Forage Exhibitor, had the Champion Corn Silage Exhibit, Champion Cereal Exhibit, won first place in the Wheat in Field Crop Classes and Champion Special Shelled Corn Bin Class.
Tibben Farms Inc. won for Champion Shelled Corn and Champion Ear Corn.