Farm Days highlights


By Evelyn Long - for the Morrow County Sentinel



Kaiden Bowman, son of Tracey Bowman, milks the cow at Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel


Sophia Raimo entertains on the small stage during the Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel


Austin Krabill shows how it is done with a full pull at the Pedal Pull contest. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel


Makenna LaBarge of Caledonia just finished at the face painting table. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel


First up at the pedal pull was Elektra Frank at Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel


Pictured is some of the tractor on exhibit at the 2015 Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel


Kids ride the pumpkin vine railroad at the Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel


These youngsters are going to the State Pedal Pull. Back, from left: Nathan Krabill who pulled in the National championships in 2013 and 2014; Katie Statler, and Nicholas Haringer. In front is Austin Krabill. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel


The 26th annual Farm Days enjoyed three days of perfect summer weather Aug. 7-9 and an attendance that pleased the Morrow County Tractor and Equipment Association who organize and plan the event.

Among the contest winners were: Jonda Axthelm, first; Emily Deckling, secondand Cassi Snyder, Ladies Skillet Toss

Men’s Wrench Toss: John Walker, first; Ethan Hornsby, second and Eric Hornsby, third

Little Girls Skillet Toss: Sidney Knickel, first; Alex Knickel, second and Sierra Fitzpatrick, third

First place winners were given a miniature skillet and the second and third place winners were awarded ribbons

Little Boys Wrench Toss: Falco Frank, first; Brandon Newsome, second and Houston Frank, third

Raffle winners were Jim Burns, winning the John Deere Pedal Tractor; Shelly Hemmer, Morrow County House of Trophies won the $75 raffle and Chris Ison, $50.

Coloring contest winners were Alex Nolting, first age group; Savannah Muller, second age group and Ava Walters, third age group

Kids Pedal Pull winners: Ages 3-4 Class 1: Ryan Fulton, first; Colton Metro, second; Ages 5-6: Class 2: Austin Krabill, first; Conner Metro, second; Ages 7-8, Class 3: Katie Statler, first; Miles Ginn, second; Ages 9-10: Class 4: Nathan Krabill, first; Caleb Hunter, second; Ages 11-12: Class 5: Nicholas Harringer, first; Jordan Welch, second

Jon Axthelm, a trustee with the club, said they had raised over $500 during the event that was given to Gary Frazier, a club member.

Axthelm said the 27th Farm Days will feature the Oliver tractor when it is held August 5, 6 and 7th, 2016.

More photos with this story can be viewed on www.morrowcountysentinel.com.

Evelyn Long is a correspondent with the Morrow County Sentinel and can be reached at wlong2@columbus.rr.com.

Kaiden Bowman, son of Tracey Bowman, milks the cow at Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/08/web1_Kaiden-Bowman-son-of-Tracey-Bowman-milks-the-cow-at-Farm-Days.jpgKaiden Bowman, son of Tracey Bowman, milks the cow at Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel

Sophia Raimo entertains on the small stage during the Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/08/web1_Sophia-Raimo-entertaining.jpgSophia Raimo entertains on the small stage during the Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel

Austin Krabill shows how it is done with a full pull at the Pedal Pull contest. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/08/web1_Austin-Krabill.jpgAustin Krabill shows how it is done with a full pull at the Pedal Pull contest. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel

Makenna LaBarge of Caledonia just finished at the face painting table. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/08/web1_Makena-LaBarge-face-painting.jpgMakenna LaBarge of Caledonia just finished at the face painting table. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel

First up at the pedal pull was Elektra Frank at Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/08/web1_Elektra-Frank-first-up-at-Pedal-Pull.jpgFirst up at the pedal pull was Elektra Frank at Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel

Pictured is some of the tractor on exhibit at the 2015 Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/08/web1_Random-tractor-shot.jpgPictured is some of the tractor on exhibit at the 2015 Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel

Kids ride the pumpkin vine railroad at the Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/08/web1_Pumpkin-vine-railroad.jpgKids ride the pumpkin vine railroad at the Farm Days. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel

These youngsters are going to the State Pedal Pull. Back, from left: Nathan Krabill who pulled in the National championships in 2013 and 2014; Katie Statler, and Nicholas Haringer. In front is Austin Krabill. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/08/web1_going-to-state-pulls.jpgThese youngsters are going to the State Pedal Pull. Back, from left: Nathan Krabill who pulled in the National championships in 2013 and 2014; Katie Statler, and Nicholas Haringer. In front is Austin Krabill. Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel

By Evelyn Long

for the Morrow County Sentinel

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