The Dutch FFA Ploughing Match
 
Held on Saturday 31stAugust at the farm of FFA member Johan Hogeboom at Eeserveen.  The soil was sand with chopped straw on top and very dry and burying the straw was the biggest problem.  The organisers introduced a new class for three-furrow mounted.
 
Results:
Two-furrow mounted        
1 Co Looyestein, Dexta
2 Henny Mennega, Dexta
3 Gerard Schoenmakers, Roadless Super Major
 
Three-furrow mounted
1 Jurrie Potze, Major L4
2 Foppe Drent, 3055
3 Andre Hendriks, 5000
 
    Parallel  
     1 Cor Dam, 3000
2 Marcus Wenning, 5000
 
Reversable 
       Jaap Dam,4000
 
Hans Boss and his restored Pre-Force 5000 hard at work
 
The organisers were Jans Stevens and Foppe Drent.  Our thanks go to the landowner Mr. Johan Hogeboom and to Mrs Greet Drent for running the catering. It was a wonderful day and we hope to see you all next year.