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2012 Ag & Natural Resources Activities Day Photo Gallery

December at the University of Minnesota, Crookston brought the excitement and challenge of Agriculture and Natural Resources Activities Day. Students from almost 50 high schools will be on campus on Friday, December 7, 2012, to compete in more than 20 contests. The Ag and Natural Resources Day competition has been held for more than 30 years on the Crookston campus.

The day began early with registration for the equine contests beginning at 7:15 a.m. With contests ranging from horticulture and forestry to ag mechanics, livestock and sales, the day brought out the competitive spirit of students culminating in an awards ceremony. The contests were overseen by U of M, Crookston Agriculture and Natural Resources Department faculty.  All activities concluded with the awards ceremony at 1:15 p.m.in Lysaker Gymnasium. View the day’s full schedule.

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Contest Winners

Note: Not all schools and/or individual winners are pictured.

Ada-Borup

4_2PT_Crops_Back row: Jacob Brainard, Miki Lee, and Sage Brandt Front row: Nolan Rockstad, Jack Brahave, and Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 5_3PI_Crops Jack Brainard with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 8_2PT_Floriculture: Ali Stene, Alyson Erickson, Greta Rockstad with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 30_FPI_ASM_Ada_ Bryce Johnson with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 31_SPT_ASM_Ada Back row: Tanner Skansgaard, Ryan Pallum, Bryce Johnson, and Adam Sip. Front row: Ryan McCollum and Shawn Visser with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 52_FPI_Nursery Landscape_Ada Chase Hoven with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 53_SPT_Nursery Landscape_Ada Garrett Gunderson, Thomas Roesch, Chase Hoven, and Jacob Hagan with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. Greta Rockstad,  a member of the Ada-Borup FFA Floriculture team, placed 3rd high individually in the contest at Ag Activiites Day at UMC, and earned a $450 scholarship.

 

Detroit Lakes

27_SPI_Food Science & Technology_DetroitLakes Ashley Glawe with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 28_SPI_Dairy Contest_DetroitLakes AJ Roethel with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 46_TPT_Small Animal_DetroitLakes Kelly Schouviller, Abby Schlauderoff, Sarah Malikowski, Parker Brooke, with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept.
50_TPT_Nursery Landscape_DetroitLakes Back row:  Micah Calderon, Tyler Jones, Hunter Karger, Kaitlyn Murphy. Front row: Jake Heurun, Wesley Jorgenson, Caleb Danner, Josh Lueber with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept.

 

Duluth East

11_FPI_Floriculture_DuluthEast Yugi Chu with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept.

 

Grand Rapids

2_TPT_Hippology_GrandRapids Back row: Lacey Greniger, Nichole Uzelae, Erin Casey Front row: Annie Crotteau and Shelby Burnson with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 3_TPI_Hippology_GrandRapids Annie  Crotteau with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 9_SPI_Floriculture_GrandRapids Chad Kanian with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 10_FPT_Floriculture_GrandRapids Back row: Chad Kanian, Hannah Jarva, Rebecca Kuechle Front row Robert Strassburg and Heather Riordan with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 13_FPT_Forestry_GrandRapids Connor Hegrenes, Bart Schrom,Olivia Van Orson and Travis Belich with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 14_FPI_Forestry_GrandRapids Connor Hegrenes with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 15_SPI_Forestry_GrandRapids Travis Belich with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 18_SPI_Wildlife_GrandRapids Ben Olson with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 19_FPT_Wildlife_GrandRapids Back row: Torey Belich, Ben Olson, Jake Bowers Front row: Jake Shannon and Chase Blaine 20_FPI_Wildlife_GrandRapids Torey Belich with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 29_TPT_ASM_GrandRapids Lucas Carlos, Hunter Dornhecker, Tyler Hermes, Jeff Trboyevich with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 42_FPT_Horse Judging_GrandRapids Back row: Lacey Greniger, Annie Crotteau, Nichole Uselac Front row: Erin Casey and Shelby Bumson with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 43_SPI_Horse Judging_GrandRapids Annie Crotteau with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept.
44_FPI_Small Animal_GrandRapids Maddie Giese with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 45_FPT_Small Animal_GrandRapids Back row: Maddie Giese, JoHannah Hayes, Amy Jobe, Alexis Giese Front row: Samantha Carlos and Hannah Carlson

 

Hawley

40_FPT_Soil Contest_Hawley Nick Carlso, Lane Alm, Jakob Berg, and Sean Meyer with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 41_FPI_Soil Contest_Hawley Sean Meyer with Rob Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept.

 

Jackson County

16_TPI_Wildlife_JacksonCty Joey Boyer with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 17_SPT_Wildlife_JacksonCty Joey Boyer, Peter Nasby, Jeremiah Flatgard, and Ethan Voss with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept.

 

Kindred

35_FPT_General Livestock_Kindred Alexis Anderson, Callie Enander, Lande Dahl, and Becca Anderson with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept.

 

Mahnomen

1_SPT_Meats_Mahnomen Nick Otto, Nick Fickert, Miranda Halvorson, and Zach Dahl with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Dept. 34_TPI_Dairy Foods_Mahnomen Gabe Large with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 36_FPI_Dairy Foods_Mahnomen Jenna Radtke with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 37_FPT_Dairy Foods_Mahnomen Back row: Jenna Radtke, Kaitlunn Leird, Patricia McNamee, Michael Bisek Fron row: Gabe Large and Kurtis Francis with Ron Del Vecchio.

 

Norman County West

7_TPT_Floriculture_NormanCtyWest Abby Van Den Einde, Paige Rufsvold, Darby Fike and Cassie Marciniak with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 49_TPI_Small Animal_NormanCtyWest Kayla Larson with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 51_SPI_Nursery Landscape_NormanCtyWest Brooke Hoff with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 54_FPT_Nursery Landscape_NormanCtyWest Brooke Hoff, Haylee Borgen, Brooke Brommenschenlcel, and Kristin Harrington with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept.

 

Richland 44

21_TPT_Food Science & Technology_Richland 44 Raeann Zander, Jessica Thiel, Ellie Kruich, and Sarah Krupich with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 22_SPT_Food Science & Technology_Richland 44 Abby Myers, Hannah Lentz, Jenna Anderson, and Jessica Vogeler with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept.

 

St. John

6_TPT_Crops_StJohns Back row: Cole Thibert, Jacob Rondeau, Dylan Stewart Front row: Devon Gable and Drew DeMers with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept.

 

Stillwater

12_TPT_Forestry_Stillwater Lowell Schmoeckel, Hunter Christian, Luke Sinclair, and Nathan Enter with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 47_SPI_Small Animal_Stillwater Megan Schultz with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 48_SPT_Small Animal_Stillwater Back row: Megan Schultz, Rachel Kraus, Megan Wallace, Ashley Torkelson Front row: Lauren LeTourneau and Harrison Stone with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept.

 

Ulen-Hitterdahl

32_SPI_Dairy Foods_UlenHitterdahl Ciara Austinson with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 33_TPT_Dairy Foods_UlenHitterdahl Shelby Moore, Ciara Austinson, Carlie Erickson, and Shaylee Thomas with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 38_TPI_Soil Contest_UlenHitterdahl Courtney Rowcliffe with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 39_SPT_Soil Contest_Ulen DeForrest Nelson, Andrew Austinson, Courtney Rowcliffe, Evan Bates with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept.

 

Wyndmere

23_FPT_Food Science & Technology_Wyndmere Back row: Tom Haberman, Jordyn Hetland, Ana Braaten Front row: Abby Braatan, and Laura Manstrom with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 24_TPI_Food Science & Technology_Wyndmere Tom Haberman with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept. 25_FPI_Food Science & Technology_Wyndmere Jordyn Hetland with Ron Del Vecchio, head of the Ag and Natural Resources Dept.

 

 

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