Newell Fonda FFA members attend Dordt College AG Day

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Newell - Fonda FFA members attended Ag Day at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. These seven members composed two teams that competed in both the agronomy and livestock contest. The agronomy contest included the proper identification of 50 plants, insects, and diseases. The livestock contest included judging pens of market sheep, market hogs, dairy heifers, and market steers. Individual and team scores were calculated for each contest.

Newell - Fonda team one consisting of Garrett Meyer, Paige Roberts, Taylor Zeman, and Kailee Richter received Champion team in the livestock division. Garrett Meyer also received second place individual in the livestock division. In addition to the contest, students were able to see campus and experience a variety of agriculture related booths and displays.

Dordt Ag Day left to right: Taylor Zeman, Bailey Sievers, Paige Roberts, Garrett Meyer, Maggie Walker, Lizzy Smith, Kailee Richter