Blooms Flourish in FFA Floriculture Competition at Iowa State Fair Print
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Written by Lori Chappell   
Tuesday, 13 August 2013 11:47

DES MOINES, IA (08/12/2013)(readMedia)-- Exhibitors entered their prized flowers in the FFA Floriculture competition judged Thursday at the 2013 Iowa State Fair.

Brett Cranston of Deep River received the Award of Excellence as well as the Sweepstakes trophy. Melanie Palmer of Griswold won first place in the showing contest.

Additional results follow:

Dahlia

Champion: Grant Hammes, Wilton

Reserve Champion: Brett Cranston, Deep River

Rose

Champion: Madison Mace, Elliott

Reserve Champion: Grant Hammes, Wilton

Gladiola

Champion: Calise Hammes, Wilton

Reserve Champion: Grant Hammes, Wilton

Marigold

Champion: Kendra Cranston, Deep River

Reserve Champion: Kelsi Gensley, South Amana

Zinnia

Champion: Grant Hammes, Wilton

Reserve Champion: Brett Cranston, Deep River

Petunia

Champion: Brett Cranston, Deep River

Reserve Champion: Brett Cranston, Deep River

Other

Champion: Brett Cranston, Deep River

Reserve Champion: Grant Hammes, Wilton

"Nothing Compares" to the 2013 Iowa State Fair, August 8-18. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University Avenue, just 10 minutes east of downtown Des Moines, and are open 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. each day of the Fair. Exhibit hours may vary. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit iowastatefair.org.

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