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August 15, 2018


18-06/ OPEN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SHELDON GEISON OF CHADWICK REPEATED AS PREMIER EXHIBITOR IN BOTH GRAIN AND VEGETABLE DIVISIONS AT THE 148TH ANNUAL
WHITESIDE COUNTY FAIR'S OPEN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

MORRISON, ILL.- Sheldon Geison of Chadwick repeated as Premier Exhibitor in both the Grain and Vegetable Divisions at the 148th Annual Whiteside
County Fair's Open Agricultural Products Show.  Geison also took the Mrs. L. A. Abbott Traveling Trophy Award as well as the Best of Show, Best &
Greatest Variety Honor.



                                      Results to follow...


Whiteside County Fair 2018
Open Agricultural Products
2-2-2

              GRAINS AND FORAGES

Premier Exhibitor
Sheldon Geison, Chadwick

Runner-Up
David Cook, Morrison

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

Best Scarecrow Trophy By American Gear, Prophetstown
Jessie Harridge, Morrison

Judge's Choice Winner
  Jessie Harridge, Morrison for Scarecrow

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

              2017 CROP

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

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

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

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

One Gallon Jar Of Soybeans
1. Martin Koster, Morrison; 2. Cindy Young, Erie; 3. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick

One Gallon Jar Of Shelled Corn
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 3. Kristy R Witmer, Sterling

              2018 CROP

Best Ear Of Corn
1. Andrew C Cruse, Prophetstown; 2. Kristy R Witmer, Sterling; 3. Glenn H Peterson, Morrison

Longest Ear Of Corn
1. Cindy Young, Erie; 2. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 3. David Cook, Morrison

Single Stalk Hill Corn In Container
1. Bob White, Morrison; 2. Andrew C Cruse, Prophetstown; 3. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick

Two Or More Stalk Hill Of Corn In Container
1. Andrew C Cruse, Prophetstown; 2. Martin Koster, Morrison; 3. David Cook, Morrison

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

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

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

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

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

              2018 CROP

Best Five Ears Of Field Corn
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 2. David Cook, Morrison; 3. Kristy R Witmer, Sterling

Best Five Ears Of Popcorn w/husk (do not peel back)
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 2. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 3. David Cook, Morrison

Best 5 Ears Of Indian/Calico w/husk (do not peel back)
1. David Cook, Morrison; 2. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 3. Merle Daniels, Morrison

Five Stalks Soybeans Bundled
1. Kristy R Witmer, Sterling; 2. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 3. Andrew C Cruse, Prophetstown

Scarecrow
Trophy By American Gear, Prophetstown
1. Jessie Harridge, Morrison; 2. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 3. Alexander Gabbard, Thomson

              VEGETABLES

Premier Exhibitor
Sheldon Geison, Chadwick

Runner-Up
Merle Daniels, Morrison

Mr & Mrs Potato Head Winner
Merle Daniels, Morrison

Largest Sunflower
Melisa Turner, Prophetstown

Best of Show, Best & Greatest Variety
Sheldon Geison, Chadwick

Best & Greatest Variety Of Garden Vegetables
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. David Cook, Morrison

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

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

New England Boiled Dinner Basket
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 2. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 3. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison

Gourds Best Assortment
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 2. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown; 3. David Cook, Morrison

Five Snap Beans- Yellow
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Donna Young, Sterling; 3. Sara Medendorp, Morrison

Five Snap Beans- Green
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Steven D Schroeder, Morrison; 3. Cindy Young, Erie

Two Zucchini- Green
1. David Cook, Morrison; 2. Cindy Young, Erie; 3. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick

Two Table Queen Squash
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 3. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown

Two Crook Neck Squash
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. David Cook, Morrison; 3. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown

Two Buttercup Squash
1. David Cook, Morrison; 2. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick

Two Butternut Squash
1. David Cook, Morrison; 2. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 3. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison

Largest By Weight Blue Hubbard Squash
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. David Cook, Morrison

Most Unusual Size Shape Color Vegetable Grown In 2017
1. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown; 2. Donna Young, Sterling; 3. David Cook, Morrison

Three Miniature Pumpkins (orange)
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 2. David Cook, Morrison; 3. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown

Largest Pumpkin By Weight
1. Max Jacobs, Sterling; 2. Ann Brackemyer, Morrison; 3. David Cook, Morrison

Best Pie Pumpkin
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 2. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 3. David Cook, Morrison

Best Sugar Baby Watermelon
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 2. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown; 3. David Cook, Morrison

Largest Watermelon By Weight
1. Donna Young, Sterling; 2. David Cook, Morrison; 3. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick

One Muskmelon
1. Donna Young, Sterling; 2. David Cook, Morrison; 3. Mark A Deutscher, Fulton

One Cabbage
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Eric Bergen, Morrison; 3. Amanda Dawes, Morrison

Three Carrots
1. Donna Young, Sterling; 2. Sara Medendorp, Morrison; 3. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison

One Black Beauty Eggplant
1. David Cook, Morrison; 2. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 3. Cindy Young, Erie

Three Red Onions
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 2. Donna Young, Sterling; 3. Sara Medendorp, Morrison

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

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

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

Three Green Bell Peppers
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Mark Zink, Rock Falls; 3. DeAnna Schindel, Morrison

Three Habanero Peppers
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown; 3. Cindy Young, Erie

Three Jalapeno Peppers
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Steven D Schroeder, Morrison; 3. Jennifer L Witmer, Sterling

Three Sweet Banana Peppers
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison; 3. Cindy Young, Erie

Three Cucumbers For Slicing
1. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison; 2. Sara Medendorp, Morrison; 3. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick

Three Pickling Cucumbers
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Cindy Young, Erie; 3. Donna Young, Sterling

Three Table Beets
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 2. Donna Young, Sterling; 3. Sara Medendorp, Morrison

Three Red Cherry Tomatoes
1. Sara Medendorp, Morrison; 2. Cindy Young, Erie; 3. Merle Daniels, Morrison

Three Preserving Roma Tomatoes
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown; 3. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison

Three Yellow Pear Tomatoes
1. Austin Zink, Rock Falls; 2. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 3. Mark Zink, Rock Falls

Three Red Pear Tomatoes
1. David Cook, Morrison

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

Three Tomatoes
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Cindy Young, Erie; 3. Melisa Turner, Prophetstown

Largest Tomato By Weight
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Andrew C Cruse, Prophetstown; 3. Max Jacobs, Sterling

Three Heirloom Tomatoes
1. Beverly Peterson, Prophetstown; 2. David Cook, Morrison; 3. Austin Zink, Rock Falls

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

Figure Of Scene Made Of Fresh Vegetables
1. Donna Young, Sterling; 2. Jessie Harridge, Morrison; 3. David Cook, Morrison

Best Decorated Gourd
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 2. David Cook, Morrison; 3. Max Jacobs, Sterling

Best Decorated Pumpkin
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 2. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 3. David Cook, Morrison

Best Five Ears Of Yellow Sweet Corn with husk, not peeled back
1. David Cook, Morrison

Best Five Ears Of Mixed Sweet Corn with husk, not peeled back
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. David Cook, Morrison; 3. Mark A Deutscher, Fulton

              POTATOES

White Potatoes
1. Donna Young, Sterling; 2. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 3. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison

Red Potatoes
1. Sheldon Geison, Chadwick; 2. Donna Young, Sterling; 3. Mary Jo Tichler, Morrison

Mr. Or Mrs. Potato Head
Trophy By Rock River Lumber & Grain, Prophetstown
1. Merle Daniels, Morrison; 2. David Cook, Morrison; 3. Sara Medendorp, Morrison

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