High schools from across northern Missouri were represented in Trenton on Thursday when North Central Missouri College hosted 11 agriculture judging contests. Among high ranking results featuring area schools, Princeton took first place in meats, fourth in soils, fifth place in poultry, and fifth in nursery-landscape. Individually, Drew Cox was first and Thomas Mallinson second in meats, Devin Purvis placed first in soils, and Jessica Alderson was fourth in nursery-landscape.
The Milan FFA took first place in entomology with members Kaylee Michael, Haley Mason, and Candi Wyant finishing second, third, and fifth respectively. Hamilton took first in nursery-landscape with members Lauren Hartley, Sydney Ernat, and Colt Whitt ranking first, second, and fifth. Other high finishes for Hamilton were second in forestry and farm management and third in entomology. Michael Maloney was second in farm management.
North Harrison took first place in horses with Cooper Sadowsky and Mackenzi Bonine fourth. North Harrison had a third place entry in forestry. The best finishes by the Trenton FFA were third place in meats and 10th in dairy foods. Gilman City was third in farm management. Green City was fourth, Gallatin fifth, and Jamesport seventh in poultry. Putnam County was fifth in dairy foods and entomology. Green City was sixth in meats, South Harrison sixth in horses, and Gilman City 7th in soils.
Columbia won poultry and forestry, Mid-Buchanan won soils and farm management, Albany won dairy foods, Clark County was first in agronomy, and Palmyra won in floriculture judging.