The Zephyr FFA earned both Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion honors in Ag Mechanics during the Brown County Youth Fair earlier this week.

A total of 22 entries took part in the competition, an increase from six the last two years.

The top prize and $1,000 went to the Zephyr FFA for its trip hopper, as well as $750 and the runner-up accolade for the 22-ton log splitter.

Bangs came in third and earned $500 for its trailer palpation chute, while Zephyr FFA was fourth, garnering $250, for its Santa Maria grill and fifth for its receiver hitch cake feeder.

The rest of the top 10 included Zephyr in sixth place with a hexagon fire pit, May FFA in seventh place with a cedar coffee table, May again in eighth place for a fire pit/grill, Zephyr in ninth place for a three-bale hay trailer and the Brownwood FFA was 10th with a custom Texas gate.

Placing 11th was Zephyr with a cowhide rocking chair, Brownwood was 12th with a deer blind and 13th with a griddle stand, Brookesmith FFA came in 14th with a barbecue pit trailer, and Zephyr was 15th with a cedar coffee table.

Coming in 16th was Zephyr with a horse creep feeder followed by Brownwood in 17th place with a coffee table cube, Brookesmith in 18th place with an outdoor cooler stand, Brownwood in 19th place with a round fire pit/grill and Early 4-H in 20th place with a five-pair boot rack.

The Brownwood FFA also placed 21st and 22nd with a minion smoker and an 'X' coffee table, respectively.