Celie Diebold, representing the region of Waterloo North Dumfries was crowned as Ontario Queen of the Furrow last night at the 2013 International Plowing Match (IPM) and Rural Expo’s Queen of the Furrow Crowning Gala. Celie will spend next year promoting the Ontario Plowman’s Association and the 2014 International Plowing Match that will be held in Essa Township.
This year’s competition saw 29 women across the province compete for the title, in a variety of activities consisting of an interview, plowing and a prepared speech. From Wentworth, Ontario, Diebold is a member of the Wentworth Junior Farmers and her speech topic was on the importance of thanking a farmer.
The top five finalists of the competition included Brianna Dracup of Hastings; Anikka Bolender of York; Kayla Bishop of Huron County; Lindsay Bebbington, of Peel-Dufferin; and the winner, Celie Diebold, of Waterloo North Dumfries.
Celie Diebold, 2013-2014
Ontario Queen of the Furrow;