Competitors in the Lawn and Garden Tractor and Ag Tractor contests showed off their skills at the Benton County Fair. Many of the competitors advanced to the this Thursday’s (Aug. 1) Area competition which is being held at the Benton County Fairgrounds at 9:30 a.m. Nine counties’ competitors will be testing their skills in an effort to advance to the next round at the Indiana State Fair. In the Lawn and Garden 4-H Tractor Operator’s contest at the Benton County Fair champion honors went to Caleb Gobel; reserve champion Hayden Hinds. Also competing were Aiden Wetli and Eli Brock. In the 4-H Ag Tractor Operators’ Contest champion was Hayden Hinds. The reserve champion was Joe Widmer. Also competing were Brody Cox and Max Center. Champion in the 4-H ZTR Operator’s contest was Jack Sayre.