Morcom cream of the crop
ENTRANTS in the 2014 crop competition gathered at Warracknabeal Golf Club on Sunday for afternoon tea and the announcement of winners.
President Dale Stronach and Crop competition Head Steward Bruce Hein presented the awards to the winners, thanking sponsors Richard and Joy Wilken, Wavell and Shirley McPherson, Commonwealth Bank, North West Ag and the Warracknabeal Agricultural and Pastoral Society for their support.
Mr Stronach and Mr Hein also thanked judges John King and Keith Mackley, before handing the floor over to guest speaker, 2014 Rural Ambassador Karleigh Weir.
Ms Weir spoke about her experiences with the Rural Ambassador program and her work with Rotary Youth Leadership Award, a personal leadership program for youth aged 18-25.
Mick Morcom impressed during the judging, winning three of the six categories, including barley, canola and heavy wheat, with runners up being Terry Loxton, Richard Wilken and Doctor Tony Gregson, respectively.
Champion wheat crop winner was Brendan Bibby, who also won the light land prize, ahead of runner-up Terry Loxton.