At this year’s YFCU AGM and conference sponsored by Massey Ferguson, the top club officials across the six counties in the Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) were announced.
These awards are highly anticipated and show the commitment and work that goes into running the clubs.
It also gives drive and motivation for this year’s incoming club officials to strive to meet the standards of last year’s club officials.
Mark Gibson, Trillick YFC, was awarded top club leader at this year’s AGM taking home the Harper Adams Trophy.
In second place was Peter Alexander, Glarryford YFC and in third place Brooks Allen, Collone YFC.
Top club secretary was awarded to Peter Smith, Derg Valley who took home the B&M Blair Cup.
In second place was Kelly-Anne Quinn, Spa YFC and in third place with a tie was Kathryn Thompson, Ahoghill YFC and Katie Love, Dungiven YFC.
Top club treasurer this year was awarded to Judith McCombe, Collone YFC who took home the Reg Gray Shield. Ruth McCloy, took the second place position and in third place was Gillian Henderson from Kesh YFC.
Julie Ann Giles, Seskinore YFC received the first place position for Top Club PRO.
Julie Ann was awarded with the prestigious Guild of Agricultural Journalists Trophy.
In second place was Lauren Ogle, Kesh YFC and in third place Lois Bingham, Rathfriland YFC.
l See next Wednesday’s Farming Life for more reports and photographs from this year’s YFCU AGM and conference.