The Nedbank Eston Show

The Nedbank Eston Show

The Nedbank Eston Show

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Sugar cane and farmers of the year

Convenor

  • IPG Offices – 031 781 2000

Trophies

Milling Cane Competition

  • Fedmis Trophy – Best milling cane (less than 2500 tons)
  • Longhauls Trophy – (2500-10000tons)
  • Illovo Floating Trophy – Best milling cane (>10000 tons)
  • SASRI Trophy – Best milling cane (>20000 tons)

Overall Farm Competition

  • Nedbank Trophy – Small grower of the year
  • Nedbank Trophy – (Medium scale) – Eston new free hold cane grower of the year
  • Nedbank Trophy – Eston Farmer of the year – Eston Sugar cane grower of the year
  • Nedbank Trophy – Sustainable Farming award

Seed Cane Competition

  • Kynoch Trophy – Most points in dryland seed cane classes
  • Larkan Bros Trophy – Most points in irrigated seed cane classes

Regulations for Milling cane and overall farm competition

  • NO entry form will be required to enter this competition.
  • Only Growers who have submitted a Crop Summary for the 2017/2018 season will be considered for this competition.
  • The entrants will be judged on their actual deliveries for the previous season.
    • There will be three categories:
    • Less than 2500 tons delivered
    • Between 2500 and 10 000 tons delivered
    • Greater than 10 000 tons delivered
    • Greater than 20 000 tons delivered
  • The primary judging criteria will be RV tons per Hectare

Regulations for Seed Cane Competition

  • See General Regulations.
  • Any number of different varieties will be allowed.
  • Seed cane on Show must be taken from a seedbed that has been inspected and certified by P&D during the season.
  • Requirement is that the seed cane be fresh with tops, trash removed and some roots at the base of the stalks.
  • 10 selected stalks that represent the nursery will be adequate.
  • These 10 stalks must be tied together with the appropriate label attached. Labels are available from the I.P.G office.