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AgriScot Silage Competition

Hugh McClymont, Pictured above, judging last years competition

Wednesday, 16th November 2016

Sponsored by Watson Seeds Ltd

Judge:  Mr Hugh McClymont, Farm Manager, Crichton Royal Farm, Dumfries

Prizes for each class

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*The total prizes amount to a value of £4000*

The silage competition is divided into three classes

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The judging will be in two stages:-

Stage 1:  Chemical analysis. All entries should be sent to Andrew Best no later than Friday 7th October, 2016 by email to andrew.best@virgin.net.

Please enclose contact details with the entries as follows:

  • Trading Name of entry
  • Address with postcode
  • Contact Name for entry
  • Mobile Number
  • Land Line Number
  • email address
  • Silage cut date

Entries from Stage One will be reduced to five finalists in each class.

Stage 2:  The top five entries from each class will have the entries judged on fresh samples.

Before you enter any chemical forage analysis, please make sure you have the permission of the owner and that the silage is available for a fresh sample, should the entry reach the top six in each section.

 

2015’s Winners

1st Cut Clamp Silage – Ramsey family from Lodge of Kelton, Castle Douglas

1st Cut Clamp winners

Big Bale – Watson team from High Mark, Stranraer

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Young Farmer – Michael Yates of East Logan Farm, Castle Douglas.

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