Loyal Student Wins State FFA Safe Tractor Operator Contest
Friday, July 23rd, 2021 -- 8:11 AM
A Loyal High School student has won the State FFA Safe Tractor Operator Contest.
According to Wisconsin Ag Connection, Brandon Jakobi placed first in the event, which was held throughout the week in conjunction with Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Eau Claire County.
The competition is scored by the individual's ability to perform various tasks while driving a tractor, as well as the results of a written test.
Aaron Dukelow of the Abbotsford FFA was named runner-up in the contest.
Other finalists who placed in the top five included Issac Jakobi of Loyal and Clayton Blasel from Abbotsford.
The purpose of the event is to promote and encourage safe and skillful farm tractor operation, in addition to providing members an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of tractor maintenance and safety.
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