Submitted by: Morgan Moen, Decorah FFA Reporter

April 29, 2022

Decorah FFA had three members compete in district FFA Ag Mechanics contest held at Northeast Iowa Community College on April 28, 2022. Twenty-six FFA teams from throughout Northeast Iowa competed in this contest. Students took a knowledge exam and completed hands-on activities including electrical wiring, carpentry, MIG welding, skid loader and lawn mower maintenance, and parts identification. Justin Nierling, Carter Schmelzer, and Dalton Zidlicky received 9th place overall as a team.

4.28.22 District Ag Mechanics Decorah 9th place team Zidlicky Nierling Schmelzer
Decorah FFA’s Ag Mechanics team (l-r):  Dalton Zidlicky, Justin Nierling, and Carter Schmelzer.