Dairy group’s Grass Ley competition

Colin Foster, Andrew Fisher, Chris Stockdale (1st prize) John Abel (2nd) and Sam Howarth (3rd)
Colin Foster, Andrew Fisher, Chris Stockdale (1st prize) John Abel (2nd) and Sam Howarth (3rd)

The Whitby Dairy Discussion Group annual Grass Ley competition took place this month with seven farmers taking part this year.

The group would like to thank the judges Andrew Fisher of Yorkshire Arable Advice and farmer Chris Foster, last year’s winner, for the effort and time put into judging the competition. A big thank you to Colin and Audrey Foster for the supper and prize-giving.

The prize winners were: First Prize: Chris Stockdale, Carr House Farm, Allerston - Grass Seed, donated by Moorside Farm Supplies; Second Prize: John Abel, Little Scaling Farm, Loftus - Grass Seed, donated by AB Agri; Third Prize: Sam Howarth, Hollies Farm, Wilton - Bottle of Whiskey, donated by Richard Kirkbride.