FFA Ag Mechanics Competition Revs-Up Its Engine at the Iowa State Fair
August 12, 2018
Restored tractors and metal working topped off the Ag Mechanics competition at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.
Entries were judged on the basis of workmanship, design, usefulness, appearance and safety.
Sam Salasek of Kelley claimed first place in Open Ag Mechanics as well as Best Safety Award. Second place in the Best Safety Award went to Nelson Stall of Huxley.
Stall also was awarded first place in Open Ag Gadget.
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 Moments, August 9-19, 2018. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.