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August 15, 2017


17-03 / OPEN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SHELDON GEISON OF CHADWICK EARNED PREMIER EXHIBITOR HONORS IN BOTH THE GRAINS & FORAGES DIVISION AND THE VEGETABLE
DIVISION AT THE 147TH ANNUAL WHITESIDE COUNTY FAIR'S OPEN AGRICULTRAL PRODUCTS SHOW

MORRISON, ILL.- Sheldon Geison of Chadwick earned Premier Exhibitor Honors at the 147th Annual Whiteside County Fair's Open Agricultural
Products Show in both the Grains & Forages Division and the Vegetable Division.  David Cook of Morrison earned Runner-Up Premier Exhibitor Honors
for the third year in a row in the Grains & Forages Division.



                                      Results to follow...

Whiteside County Fair 2017
Open Agricultural Products


              GRAINS AND FORAGES

Premier Exhibitor
Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

Runner-Up
David Cook, Morrison

Mrs. L. A. Abbott Traveling Trophy Award
Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

Best Scarecrow Trophy by American Gear, Prophetstown, IL
Merle Daniels, Morrison

Best of Show
David Cook, Morrison with Best and Greatest Variety

Judge's Choice Winner
Laverne Newendyke, Morrison for Two Stalk Hill of Corn Entry

Best And Greatest Variety
1. David Cook, Morrison;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

2016 CROP

Collection Of Grain, And/Or Forage
1. David Cook, Morrison;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

One Gallon Jar Of Wheat
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. David Cook, Morrison

One Gallon Jar Of Oats
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. David Cook, Morrison

One Gallon Jar Of Rye
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. David Cook, Morrison

One Gallon Jar Of Soybeans
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. Cindy Young, Erie;  3. David Cook, Morrison

One Gallon Jar Of Shelled Corn
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. Cindy Young, Erie;  3. David Cook, Morrison

2017 CROP

Best Ear Of Corn
1. Beau Wetzell, Lyndon;  2. Andrew C Cruse, Prophetstown;  3. Glenn H Peterson, Morrison

Longest Ear Of Corn
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison;  2. David Cook, Morrison;  3. Beau Wetzell, Lyndon

Single Stalk Hill Corn
1. Glenn H Peterson, Morrison;  2. David Cook, Morrison;  3. Laverne Newendyke, Morrison

Two Or More Stalk Hill Of Corn In Container
1. Laverne Newendyke, Morrison;  2. Glenn H Peterson, Morrison;  3. David Cook, Morrison

Best 4" Slice Of Alfalfa
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. Andrew C Cruse, Prophetstown;  3. Glenn H Peterson, Morrison

Best 4" Slice Of Grass Hay
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. Raymond Henningsen, Chadwick;  3. David Cook, Morrison

Best 4" Slice Of Mixed Hay
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. Andrew C Cruse, Prophetstown;  3. Cindy Young, Erie

Best 4" Slice Of Oat Straw
1. David Cook, Morrison;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

Best 4" Slice Of Wheat Straw
1. Andrew C Cruse, Prophetstown;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. David Cook, Morrison

2017 CROP        

Best Five Ears Of Feed Corn
1. Beau Wetzell, Lyndon;  2. Glenn H Peterson, Morrison;  3. David Cook, Morrison

Best Five Ears Of Popcorn with husk (not peeled back)
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison;  2. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown;  3. Glenn H Peterson, Morrison

Best 5 Ears Of Indian Or Calico Corn with husk (not peeled back)
1. David Cook, Morrison;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown

Five Stalks Soybeans Bundled
1. Andrew C Cruse, Prophetstown;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. David Cook, Morrison

Scarecrow
Trophy By American Gear, Prophetsown, IL
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison;  2. Maddy Hensel, Clinton, IA;  3. Sara Medendorp, Morrison

              VEGETABLES

Premier Exhibitor
Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

Runner-Up
Merle Daniels, Morrison

Mr & Mrs Potato Head Winner
Maddy Hensel, Clinton, IA

Largest Sunflower
Melisa Turner, Prophetstown

Best of Show, Market Basket
Donna Young, Sterling

Judge's Choice Award
Merle Daniels, Morrison with Best Gourd Assortment Entry

Best & Greatest Variety Of Garden Vegetables
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

Market Basket, 1/2 Bushel
1. Donna Young, Sterling;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. Merle Daniels, Morrison

Best Display Of Storage Vegetables
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. Donna Young, Sterling;  3. Merle Daniels, Morrison

New England Boiled Dinner Basket
1. Donna Young, Sterling;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison

Gourds Best Assortment
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison;  2. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown

Five Snap Beans- Yellow
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. Austin Turner, Prophetstown;  3. Donna Young, Sterling

Five Snap Beans- Green
1. Bonny F Kennedy, Fulton;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison

Two Zucchini- Green
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown;  3. Ann VanderSchaaf, Morrison

Two Table Queen Squash
1. David Cook, Morrison;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

Two Crook Neck Squash
1. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. Austin Turner, Prophetstown

Two Buttercup Squash
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. Merle Daniels, Morrison

Two Butternut Squash
1. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. Merle Daniels, Morrison

Largest By Weight, Blue Hubbard Squash
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

Most Unusual Size Shape & Color Vegetable Grown in 2017
1. James E Eshleman, Rock Falls;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown

Three Miniature Pumpkins
1. Austin Turner, Prophetstown;  2. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown

Largest Pumpkin By Weight
1. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown;  2. David Cook, Morrison;  3. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

Best Pie Pumpkin
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. David Cook, Morrison;  3. Austin Turner, Prophetstown

Best Sugar Baby Watermelon
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison;  2. David Cook, Morrison;  3. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

Largest Watermelon By Weight
1. David Cook, Morrison;  2. Merle Daniels, Morrison;  3. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

One Muskmelon
1. David Cook, Morrison;  2. Raymond Henningsen, Chadwick;  3. Merle Daniels, Morrison

One Cabbage
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. David Cook, Morrison

Three Carrots
1. Kelsie L Lowery, Morrison;  2. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison;  3. Sara Medendorp, Morrison

One Black Beauty Eggplant
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. Cindy Young, Erie

Three Red Onions
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison;  2. Ann Brackemyer, Morrison;  3. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison

Three White Onions
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. Steve Schroeder, Morrison

Three Yellow Onions
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison;  2. Sara Medendorp, Morrison;  3. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

Largest Onion By Weight
1. Steve Schroeder, Morrison;  2. Merle Daniels, Morrison;  3. Ann Brackemyer, Morrison

Three Green Bell Peppers
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. Steve Schroeder, Morrison;  3. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison

Three Habanero Peppers
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. Eric Bergen, Morrison;  3. Austin Turner, Prophetstown

Three Jalapeno Peppers
1. Cindy Young, Erie;  2. Sara Medendorp, Morrison;  3. Steve Schroeder, Morrison

Three Sweet Banana Peppers
1. Austin Turner, Prophetstown;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. Cindy Young, Erie

Three Cucumbers For Slicing
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. Sara Medendorp, Morrison;  3. James E Eshleman, Rock Falls

Three Pickling Cucumbers
1. Ann Brackemyer, Morrison;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. Cindy Young, Erie

Three Table Beets
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison;  2. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown;  3. Sara Medendorp, Morrison

Three Red Cherry Tomatoes
1. Eric Bergen, Morrison;  2. Sara Medendorp, Morrison;  3. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick

Three Yellow Tomatoes
1. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison;  2. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown

Three Preserving Roma Tomatoes
1. Austin Turner, Prophetstown;  2. Sara Medendorp, Morrison;  3. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison

Three Yellow Pear Tomatoes
1. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. Austin Turner, Prophetstown

Three Red Pear Tomatoes
1. James E Eshleman, Rock Falls

Three Green Red Tomatoes
1. Sara Medendorp, Morrison;  2. Steve Schroeder, Morrison;  3. Cindy Young, Erie

Three Tomatoes
1. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison;  2. Steve Schroeder, Morrison;  3. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown

Largest Tomato By Weight
1. Mark Zink, Rock Falls;  2. Eric Bergen, Morrison;  3. Glenn H Peterson, Morrison

Three Turnips
1. Donna Young, Sterling;  2. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  3. Austin Turner, Prophetstown

Largest Sunflower By Diameter
1. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown;  2. Austin Turner, Prophetstown;  3. Merle Daniels, Morrison

Figure Of Scene Made Of Vegetables
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison;  2. Maddy Hensel, Clinton, IA

Best Decorated Pumpkin
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison;  2. Carol Hill, Morrison;  3. Maddy Hensel, Clinton, IA

Best 5 Ears Of Yellow Sweet Corn
1. Glenn H Peterson, Morrison;  2. Cindy Young, Erie

Best 5 Ears Of Mixed Sweet Corn
1. Sheldon R Geison, Chadwick;  2. David Cook, Morrison;  3. Cindy Young, Erie

              POTATOES

White Potatoes
1. Donna Young, Sterling;  2. Sara Medendorp, Morrison;  3. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison

Red Potatoes
1. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown;  2. Donna Young, Sterling;  3. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison

Mr Or Mrs Potato Head
Trophy By Rock River Lumber & Grain, Prophetstown
1. Maddy Hensel, Clinton, IA;  2. Merle Daniels, Morrison

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