Three area youths placed high in the Farmfest Pedal Pull contests last week, sponsored by the Minnesota Farmers Union and Farmers Union Insurance Agency. Devin Kunkel of Sleepy Eye won 2nd place in the age 8 category. Jared Beranek of New Ulm won 2nd place in the age 9 category. Cassidy Williams of New Ulm won 1st place in the age 10 category. They all have the opportunity to participate in the state pedal pull contest in Hutchinson on Sept. 7.