Crops team attends National Spring Invitation

May 6, 2021

Agronomy's crop team attended the national spring invitation crops contest in mid April hosted by Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kansas.  The event was held in place of the NACTA event which had been canceled.  The Iowa State team placed 2nd overall with Ben Kolbe placing 3rd as an individual overall and 1st as an individual in the math exam portion of the contest. 

Members of the team were Rachel Casey, Jenna Cowan, Ben Kolbe, and Alyssa Swehla.  Wyatt Bailey and Jacob Ewart participated as individuals. 

The team is coached by Mindy DeVries Gelder nd assistant coach, Rosalie (Rosie) Roberts.

As pictured left to right: Jacob Ewart, Rachel Casey, Wyatt Bailey, Jenna Cowan, Alyssa Swehla, Rosie Roberts, and Ben Kolbe.