Wallendbeen wheat crop awards

CROP: Michael Wilkinson, from Netherby, was the Wallendbeen wheat crop winner, with judge Andrew Daly (left), in the winning crop. Picture: Contributed
CROP: Michael Wilkinson, from Netherby, was the Wallendbeen wheat crop winner, with judge Andrew Daly (left), in the winning crop. Picture: Contributed

MICHAEL Wilkinson of Netherby has won this year’s Wallendbeen wheat crop competition with a crop of Condo variety, estimated to yield 7.25 tonnes to the hectare, was awarded 217 points. 

Second place was won by Alex Baldry of Macdoon, with a crop of Coolah variety, estimated to yield 7.05 tonnes with 208 points.

Ken Clark of Killarney came in third with a crop of Condo, earning 191 points with a yield of 6.1 tonnes. 

Seed Purity – Trueness to Type award was won by Bob Scott of Hillview.

The 10 entries were judged on Tuesday, November 7 by agronomist Andrew Daly. 

The competition organiser, Ken Thorburn, would like to thank Mr Daly for judging, Adama for its continued sponsorship and the farmers for their interest in this particular competition.

Last year’s winner