Results have been released on a dozen career development events involving FFA members from as many as 70 high schools.
Seventeen hundred students were in Trenton yesterday, on campuses of North Central Missouri College for NCMC Ag Day contests.
Due to time constraints, we'll only be able to announce first place and other high ranking teams from our area in each judging category. Princeton FFA had two first place teams. Princeton took top honors in dairy cattle judging and in the judging of meats.
Gilman City FFA had a team take first place in judging of soils. Hamilton took first in forestry. First place winning teams in other categories traveled a distance to be in
Trenton. North Andrew placed first in Entomology and Floriculture. Mid Buchanan
won farm management and dairy foods. North Nodaway took first in agronomy.
Savannah topped all teams in judging horses. DeKalb was first in nursery-landscape.
And Columbia wins first place in poultry judging.
Highest finishes by Trenton FFA teams were 2nd in meats and 5th in dairy cattle.
Among teams from area schools ranking high were: Princeton 3rd and Gallatin 4th in poultry. North Mercer 6th, and Gallatin 7th in dairy cattle; Gallatin 2nd and Gilman City 6th in agronomy; Grundy R-5 was 4th in farm management; Gallatin 5th in entomology; Hamilton 4th and North Mercer 6th in horses; Green City 4th and Putnam County 5th in dairy foods; plus North Mercer 4th and North Harrison 5th in forestry; First place individual rankings from this area included Devis Purvis of Princeton in meats; Lyndi Heldenbrand of Hamilton in forestry and Matthew Craig of Ridgeway in dairy foods. Many others were individually ranked in the top ten.