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Land Judging in Oklahoma

Land Judging in Oklahoma

Soil texture practice kits

Kits will include a sample of each textural class and the laboratory analysis for sand, silt and clay content for each sample.

Order practice kits for $40.00 each from the OSU Student Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society by selecting the link below.

 

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Land judging provides a unique opportunity for 4-H and FFA students to learn about land productivity, and conservation management.  The homesite evaluation contest teaches students about how soil properties and landscape position can impact a sites suitability for home construction.  Oklahoma has a proud history of hosting the National Land and Rangeland judging contest for 58 years.  To learn more about land judging in Oklahoma go to the landjudging.com website or Oklahoma County Conservation District National L&R Judging Contest

The 2018 National Land and Range Judging Contest will be held on May 1-3, 2018, at the Wyndham Garden Hotel, 2101 South Meridian Ave., Oklahoma City, OK  73108.

The Oklahoma State University (OSU) Department of Plant and Soil Science will offer a $1,500 scholarship to the top-scoring individual in the land judging contest and a $1,500 scholarship to the top-scoring individual in the homesite evaluation contest at the National Land Judging competition. The student can be from either the 4-H or FFA division. To be eligible, the individual must enroll at OSU as a Plant and Soil Science Major.

In addition, if the student has a high school GPA of 3.5 or better and ACT of at least 24, OSU will add an additional $1,500 to the scholarship (total of $3,000). OSU will commit that the scholarship is renewable for up to three more years contingent upon funding availability and a college GPA of 3.0 or better.

 

For more information, please contact:

Jason G. Warren, Associate Professor
Soil and Water Conservation/Management Extension Specialist
Oklahoma State University
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
371 Agricultural Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078-6028
Office Location: 273 Agricultural Hall
Phone Number: 405-744-1721

Jason.warren@okstate.edu