Perry County Conservation District Hosts Annual Land Judging Competition

The Demo Pit – Kevin Morgan and Samantha DiLorenzo, of the Perry County NRCS field office, welcome the students by sharing some interesting details about their jobs and explaining how soil management is a key component to a successful farming operation (Photo by Larry Gildner). Photo provided by Perry County Conservation District.

Each year, students from all four school districts in Perry County gather to compete in the annual Land Judging Competition. This event is in partnership with the Perry County Conservation District and a local farmer who agrees to host the group for the day.

The contest’s focus is to introduce students in grades 9 through 12 to soil evaluation and its relationship to land use and soil and water quality.

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