FFA Ag Mechanics Competition Revs-Up Its Engine at the Iowa State Fair
DES MOINES, IA (08/23/2017) (readMedia)-- Restored tractors and metal working topped off the Ag Mechanics competition judged Friday at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.
Entries were judged on workmanship, design, usefulness, appearance and safety.
Restored Tractor 1958 & Prior: Paul Queck, Interstate 35- Truro
Restored Tractor 1959 & Later: Nathan Casady, West Marshall
Restored Tractor by First Year Exhibitor: Dallas Palas, Postville
Restored Tractor by Group: Garrett Schoonover, Eldridge
Metal Working (small): Luke Stortenbecker, East Mills
Metal Working (medium): Luke Stortenbecker, East Mills
Metal Working (large): Tegan Hinricks, Liberty Center
Restored Farm Equipment: Brady North, Diamond Trial- Prairie City
Garden Tractor: Caleb Christensen, Algona
Woodworking (indoor): Paige Wood, Diamond Trial- Prairie City
Woodworking (outdoor): Garrett Princehouse, Tama
1) Agri- Power - Eddyville
2) Calamus- Wheatland
4) North Fayette Valley
6) Fremont Mills
8) ACGC – Adair, Casey and Guthrie Center
9) Interstate 35 – Truro
10) Diamond Trial- Prairie City
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa's greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. "Nothing Compares" to State Fair Thrills, August 10-20, 2017. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.