Co Londonderry YFC hold theirtractor handling competition

On Wednesday 13th April, Co Londonderry YFC held their tractor handling competition and soil assessment.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 14th May 2022, 10:00 am

Two representatives from each of the county’s clubs took part in the tractor handling competition held at Swatragh Livestock Market.

Members were challenged to driving a tractor and trailer around a challenging course in the shortest amount of time.

Well done to our two winners, David Kelso (Kilrea YFC) and John Gilfillan (Dungiven YFC), who will now go on to represent Co Londonderry at the Balmoral Show final.

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Winners David Kelso (Kilrea YFC) and John Gilfillan (Dungiven YFC)

The evening also saw the county’s soil assessment competition take place, with members completing an assessment of a soil sample.

The county would to take this opportunity to thank Swatragh Livestock Market for allowing us to use their venue, Stephen Moore Machinery for the use of the tractor, Steven Arthur for the use of his trailer, as well as Robin Bolton for completing the assessment of the soil.

Co Londonderry members ready to take part in the tractor handling competition
Hugh Barr, Garvagh YFC, taking part in the soil assessment competition
Christopher Bell, Moneymore YFC, taking part in the tractor handling competition