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Wednesday, 17 November 2010


Land judging team members (L-R) are Cierra Phillips, Precious Hall, Jessica Speer, Sophia Sager, Drake Hutcheson, Nydia Burgos, Rayna Oliver and Mitch Williamson.

November 17--  The Toombs County High School FFA Senior Land Judging Team  placed 5th in the Area IV FFA Land Judging Career Development Event while the Junior Team placed 3rd in the  competition in Screven County.

The Land Judging Career Development Event provides students the opportunity to determine land classification, use and treatment practices for selected sites.  The students must consider topsoil texture and thickness, effective depth, permeability of subsoil, slope, erosion, drainage and land capability.  Senior Team members include Rayna Oliver, Mitch Williamson, Nydia Burgos and Drake Hutcheson.  Junior Team members include Jessica Speer, Sophia Sager, Cierra Phillips and Precious Hall.

FFA is a national organization of over 449,000 members preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture.  FFA is an integral part of the agricultural education program in public schools.  The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Mark Montfort, Joey Montford and Joey O’Neal are the Toombs County FFA advisors.  The Land Judging Career Development Event is sponsored by Georgia Farm Credit Associations as a special project of the Georgia FFA Foundation.

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