FRAZEYSBURG, Ohio — Feisley Tree Farms of Belmont County won Grand Champion honors in the 2012 Ohio Christmas Tree Association‘s state contest that took place at the Ohio State Fair. This year’s winning tree was a pine.
The Reserve Champion was a fir exhibited by Kaleidoscope Farms in Hancock County. Both will have the opportunity to represent Ohio in the 2013 National Christmas Tree competition.
The trees in the competition were selected from trees submitted by growers from across the state of Ohio. They were also judged by a panel of judges consisting from The Ohio State University faculty.
The primary factors considered in the judging included shape, fullness, color and overall appearance. The trees will be on display at the Ohio Christmas Tree Association booth for the duration of the Ohio State Fair.
Other contest winners were:
First, Kaleidoscope Farms in Hancock County (Reserve Champion); second, Feisley Tree Farms of Belmont County; third, Whitehouse Christmas Tree Farm in Lucas County.
First, Feisley Tree Farms in Belmont County (Grand Champion); second, Whitehouse Christmas Tree Farm in Lucas County; third, Galehouse Tree Farms of Wayne County.
First, Kaleidoscope Farms in Hancock County; second, Storeyland Christmas Tree Farm in Trumbull County; third, Galehouse Christmas Tree Farms in Wayne County.
For further information on the OCTA contact the office at 740- 828-3331.