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The Times
  • Exhibitors earn awards for fruits, vegetables, crops

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  • The Herkimer County Fair Fruit and Vegetable and Forage and Grain Crop division was open for all home gardeners, commercial growers and farm families.
    All entries had to be grown by the exhibitor and judging was based on edible quality, uniformity in size, shape, color and trueness to type.
    The fruit and vegetable group had 20 exhibitors with 156 exhibits. Eighty-nine won first place, 56 won second place and six won third place. The Stephen H. Hubbell High Point Trophy was awarded to Susan Eckler Kerns from Van Hornesville. Second place points were awarded to Mildred Bone from Cold Brook and David Dudgeon from Herkimer won the third place points.
    The forage and grain crops group had seven exhibitors with 19 exhibits. Nine won first place, six won second place and three won third place.
    The High Point Fair Trophy was awarded to Dale Windecker Farm of Frankfort.
    Ron and Nancy Smith expressed thanks to the entrants, observers and volunteers and expressed congratulations to the winners.

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