Versailles places first in Ag Sales contest

VERSAILLES – On Feb. 8, four Versailles FFA members participated in the District 5 Ag Sales Competition at Covington High School.  Members that participated were Hallie Mills, Dallas Hess, Isaac Gehret, and Deanna Hesson.

As part of the competition members were to sell a product and give a 10-15 minute presentation about their product. Everyone sold Pearl Valley Cheese and a special thanks to Pearl Valley Cheese for providing the team with cheese to sell and promotional material.

Participants also took a test on Ag Sales and Marketing and participated in a prospecting customer practicum related to the animal industry.

A special thanks to Ryan Langenkamp for working with the team. The Versailles team placed first in the district out of 15 teams. As individuals, Dallas Hess placed second and Isaac Gehret placed third. The team will compete in the state contest in March.

PHOTO CAPTION: The Ag Sales team includes Isaac Gehret, Dallas Hess, Deanna Hesson and Hallie Mills.

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