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Gloucestershire Root Fruit & Grain Society – Final Results 2012

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The Final Results for GRFGS 2012 are as follows:-

Farm Championship

1st Mr Simon Middle, S J & L E Middle, Mussel End Farm, Sandhurst, Glos.

2nd Mr David Ball, Kemble Farms, Kemble,Cirencester, Glos.

3rd Mr Rob Davies, Barrow Farm, Mussel End, Sandhurst, Glos.

4th P G & C P Whitehouse, Bradley Farm, Mitcheldean, Glos. 

Judge’s comments “What a lovely bunch of very hard working farmers, all making the most of it all and doing their best. Well done to them all and such a shame they can’t all win”

Livestock Championship

1st Mr Steven & Daniel Evans, Owlpen Park Farms, Ozleworth, Glos.

2nd A E & V Albutt & Sons, The Paddocks, Postlip Hall Farm, Glos

Judge’s comments ” The Evan’s family farm is a difficult farm to farm, steep banks but the beef cattle were exceptional” 

Arable Championship

1st Mr A G Ponsonby, Ponsonby Farms, Great Lemhill, Southrop, Glos

2nd S E Marsh & Son, Pardon Hill Farm, Prescott, Glos.

Forage Championship

1st Mr S J Middle, S J & L E Middle, Mussel End Farm, Sandhurst, Glos.

2nd Mr Peter lord, Hartbury College, Hartbury, Gloucester

3rd Mr B Rich, B D & L D Rich, The Stud Farm, Blaisdon, Glos. 

Class 1 – Small Farms

1st Mr Simon middle, S J & L E Middle, Mussel End Farm, Sandhurst, Glos.

Class 2 – Large Farms

1st Mr David Ball, Kemble Farms, Kemble, Cirencester, Glos.

Class 3 – Dairy Herds

1st Mr R J Kingston, R J & B J  Kingston & Sons, Tresham Farm, Tresham.

Class 4 – Sheep

1st A E & V Albutt & Sons, The Paddocks, Postlip Hall Farm, Glos.

Class 5 – Beef

1st Mr Mark Reynolds, M A Reynolds, Heath Farm, Redmarley, Glos.

Class 6 – Dairy Youngstock

1st Mr David Ball, Kemble Farms, Kemble, Cirencester, Glos.

Class 10 – Arable (Cotswold)

1st Mr A G Ponsonby, Ponsonby Farms, Great Lemhill, Glos.

Class 11 – Arable (Vale)

1st Haresfield Farms, Haresfield, Glos.

Class 13A – Profitable Wheat

1st Mr Robin Smith, H W Smith & Son, The Vineyards, Donnington.

Class 13B – Profitable Spring and Winter Barley

1st Mr R D Dale, Manor Farm, Bourton on the Hill, Glos.

Class 13C – Oilseed Rape Establishment

1st S E Marsh & Son, Pardon Hill Farm, Prescott, Gotherington, Glos.

Class 14 – Malting Barley

1st Mr Steven & Daniel Evans, Owlpen Park Farms, Ozleworth, Glos.

Class 15 – Milling Wheat

1st A M G Darby, Barn House, Kemerton Court, Tewkesbury. Glos.

Class 20 – Hay

1st Mr B Rich, B D & L D Rich, The Stud Farm, Blaisdon, Glos.

Class 21 – Baled Silage

1st Mr T E Jackson, Oxstalls Farm, Frampton Mansell, Glos.

Class 22 – Clamped Silage (2011)

1st Mr R J Kingston, R J & BJ Kingston & Sons, Tresham Farm. Glos.

Class 23 – Clamped Maize Silage (2011)

1st Mr Peter Lord, Hartbury College, Hartbury, Gloucester

Class 24 – Fodder Beet

1st Mr S J Middle, S J & L E Middle, Mussel End Farm,Sandhurst, Glos.

Class 25 – Maize

1st P G & C P Whitehouse, Bradley Farm, Mitcheldean, Glos.

Class 26 – Best Managed Grassland

1st Mr Robin Smith, H W Smith & Sons, The Vineyards, Donnington.

Class 30 – Most Efficient Dairy

1st Mr Rob Davies, Barrow Farm, Mussel End, Sandhurst,Glos.

Class 31 – Conservation

1st Mr R Jackson, R & L Jackson, Manor Farm, Cheltenham, Glos.

Class 32 – Best New Enterprise

1st Mr David Ball, Kemble Farms, Kemble, Cirencester, Glos.

Source: Gloucestershire Root Fruit & Grain Society

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