Roland-Story FFA members were involved in the Iowa State fair on several different occasions this summer by competing in the Agricultural Demonstrations division.

The competition is set up so that students from different FFA chapters/schools develop and make presentations to visitors attending the fair while using their public speaking skills.

The Roland-Story teams developed their presentations to demonstrate the procedures for extracting DNA from plants and then explain how the DNA can then be genetically manipulated.

The Roland-Story teams finished first in the state in this year’s competition at the State Fair while receiving purple ribbons.