Pecan show winners named; Top growers advancing to state

GILLESPIE COUNTY AgriLife Extension Agent Brad Roeder (left) presents awards to Kermit Crenwelge, who won grand champion in the commercial division at the Gillespie County Pecan Show on Dec. 10. Other grand champions included Austin Nedbalek in the classic and new division, as well as Abbey Nedbalek in the native division. —Standard-Radio Post photo

Three championship honors were awarded at the 2013 Gillespie County Pecan Show held Dec. 10 at the Gillespie County Agricultural Building.

The top winners at the annual show included Austin Nedbalek in the Classic and New Division, Kermit Crenwelge in the Commercial Division and Abbey Nedbalek in the Native Division.

All first-place winners from the county show advanced to the Hill Country Pecan Show held Dec. 14 in Kerrville.

Following are the placings for each of the varieties in the different divisions from the Gillespie County Pecan Show:

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