New Hampton Students Drive Tractors to School to Celebrate Ag Week

Shane Burke and Barbara Schwickerath, New Hampton FFA students who drove their tractors to school during National Ag Week - 3-21-2018

New Hampton, Iowa – Some FFA students at the New Hampton High School are celebrating National Ag Week by driving their farm tractors to class.

That’s Shane Burke and Barbara Schwickerath who says she looks forward to this day each year.

Both students have plenty of experience on the farm. Schwickerath says she helps her father quite a bit.

Burke says he enjoys restoring old tractors and has even made it to the Iowa State Fair because of it.

 National Ag Week continues through Friday.

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