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Plowmen’s Banquet

Plowmen -  TOP: A Princess of the Furrow competition is a new element of the Wellington County Plowing Match. Contestants gave speeches at the at the Wellington County Plowmen’s Banquet on Oct. 21. They also compile a “Me Board”  about themselves. The boards were on display at the banquet. From left: Carmen Ward of Palmerston, Brookelyn Butchart of Palmerston, 2016-17 Princess of the Furrow Jade Ritter of Fergus and first runner-up Tate Driscoll of the Moorefield area. BOTTOM: The Connell Family of Palmerston, recipients of the 2016 BMO Farm Family Award, was presented with a plague and decorative bowl from the Wellington County Plowmen’s Association. Engraved on the plaque is “To our neighbours and our friends. You exemplify everything it means to be both a farmer and a community leader. Thank you for everything you have done.” From left: Wellington County Plowmen’s Association president Dave Rogerson with Mary Anne, Audrey and Jim Connell.     Photos by Caroline Sealey

Plowmen’s Banquet


October 28, 2016


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