Saturday, March 29, 2014

Winston County High School Students Participate in Land Judging Competition at MSU

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Mississippi youths recently took part in a competition with skills they can take to their graves. Home-site selection, agricultural impact and erosion prevention are among the issues students considered as they competed in the state land judging contest on March 25 on the Mississippi State University research farm. About 80 members of 4-H and FFA groups around the state evaluated the soil in holes that looked more like something they would find in a cemetery than in a pasture.

Shown here are Michael Resh of Nanih Waiya (left) and Nick Strehle of Noxapater as they examine soil layers during the land judging competition at Mississippi State University on March 25, 2014. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Kat Lawrence)