Mid-Prairie FFA Chapter Claims Horticulture Top Spot

DES MOINES – Eighty-six exhibitors entered 507 vegetables in the FFA Horticulture competition judged Thursday August 8 at the 2019 Iowa State Fair.

Ethan Fetzer of West Branch claimed the High Point Exhibitor Award. Aubrey Fay of Wellman received the Reserve High Point Exhibitor Award.

Additional results below:

Table Vegetable

Champion) Nathan Kroeger, Carroll

Reserve Champion) Rebecca Beaman, Adel

Vegetable Container Display

Champion) Aubrey Fay, Wellman

Reserve Champion) Sierra Wegener, Goose Lake

School Facility Grown

Champion) Alburnett FFA

Reserve Champion) Nevada FFA

Jumbo Vegetables

Champion) Corbin Wolfe, Red Oak

Reserve Champion) Aubrey Fay, Wellman

Chapter Awards

1) Mid – Prairie, Wellman

2) West Branch

3) Northeast, Goose Lake

4) Montezuma

5) Agri-Power, Eddyville

6) Nevada

7) Alburnett

8) Central Trail, Leon

9) Red Oak

10) Creston


The Iowa State Fair is one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country and the single largest event in the state. The Fair began over 160 years ago and is now considered one of the best events in the nation, attracting more than one million Fairgoers every year from all over the world. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University, just off the interstate and minutes from Downtown Des Moines. Nothing Compares to State Fair Favorites: August 8-18, 2019. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.