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Tiverton Agricultural Society
Reflections and Visions
By Doreen Soloduka

Tiverton news

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Are we still waiting for summer?  

As of this writing, there are 43 days remaining before the Tiverton Three Day Fall Fair, Oct. 3-5.

A few features of the fair are Crown Amusements, an Archery challenge, and a non-sanctioned truck and tractor bush pull on Sunday with a starting time of 12:30 p.m. Registration is required. Check out our website for more information:  tivertonagsociety.com.  

We are looking for roadside fair displays featuring our theme “Trucks, Tonkas and Tractors”.  Please pre-register by contacting Dianne at 519-368-7114.  These displays must be in place by Sept. 7 to be judged. The entry fee is $5 which covers your yearly membership.  

For the Youth Poster Competition rules, check the website, drop in to the library or phone Dianne Todd at 519-368-7114.  

We are looking for student volunteers to help at the following times:  

  1. Wednesday, Oct.1, at 7 p.m., for set-up in the Annex  
  2. Thursday, Oct. 2, after school to help set up the poultry cages for the Poultry Show
  3. Saturday, Oct. 4, at 4:30 p.m., to dismantle the poultry cages
  4. Saturday, Oct. 4, at 4:30 p.m., to take down the displays in the Annex and set up for the dance

Field Crop Results for 2014

Hard Red Winter Wheat

Lloyd Hendry................................ 85.5

Soft Red Winter Wheat

Stan Eby ..........................................89

Jamie Convay..................................88

Irwin Slade......................................87

Alex MacPherson............................86

Jim Young........................................85

Norman Robertson..........................84.5

Steve Eby.........................................84

Klaas Zondervan..............................83

Paul Campbell.................................82

Spring Wheat

Bill Young........................................86

Irwin Evans......................................86

 

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Mixed Grain

Jim Brown........................................87

Norval McConnell............................86

Kevin Hayes.....................................85

Linda Scott.......................................84

Barley

Dan Weber......................................88.5

Allen Ribbink...................................88

Dan Norman....................................87.5

Jamie Convay..................................87

Kevin Hayes....................................86

Murray Munro.................................85

Ken Scott.........................................81

Two meetings of the Tiverton Agricultural Society are scheduled for September – the 2nd, and the 16th at the Whitney Crawford Community Centre, 7:30 p.m.  Everyone is welcome. 


 

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