Roughly 52 of the Central District's 66 FFA chapters participated in this year's fair. Although entries were down slightly from last year, Lee Crabtree, ag adviser for Crest Ridge FFA and chairman of the Central District Fair, was pleased with the way the fair turned out again this year.
He especially praised the fairground facilities.
On Tuesday, the Sweet Springs FFA chapter took home its second Sweepstakes Award in as many days by having the most points in Beef Cattle. Sweet Springs member Taylor Loges was named High Point Individual in Beef and exhibited the Grand Champion Heifer.
Olivia Loges showed the Reserve Grand Champion Heifer.
Sweet Springs FFA member Austin Knipmeyer showed the Grand Champion Bull.
In the Goat Show, Sweet Springs FFA member Kati Viets won Grand Champion Market Goat, while Malta Bend FFA member Abigail Gass exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Market Goat. She also won the Champion Showmanship award.
In the Dairy Cattle Show Austin Moreland of Cass Career Center FFA showed the Champion Dairy Cow. Blake Moreland of Cass Career Center FFA was named Champion Showmanship. The Chapter Sweepstakes Award went to Pleasant Hill FFA.
Area FFA members placed well in some of Monday's exhibits as well.
Other available results from the two day event were:
Field Crops: Chapter Sweepstakes, Appleton City; High Point Individual, Ben Brown, Appleton City
Fruits and Vegetables: Chapter Sweepstakes, Odessa
Hams: Champion - Breannah Henry, Fort Osage; Chapter Sweepstakes, Odessa
Equine: Chapter Sweepstakes, Boonville, no other results available;
Ag Mechanics: Chapter Sweepstakes, Eldon; High Point Individual and Grand Champion, Gabe Sparks, Eldon; Reserve Grand Champion, Tyler Miller, Pleasant Hill
The story on the first day of the Central District FFA Fair is available at: http://www.marshallnews.com/story/187117...
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