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UGA Soil Judging Team Places 5th in 2021 Regional Contest

The UGA collegiate soil judging team competed against eight other schools in the region 2 competition held in Knoxville, TN from October 3-7, 2021.

During the event students evaluated 22 soil profiles representing the Southern Appalachian Ridge and Valley physiographic region. Six undergraduate students competed and collectively the team took 5th place and qualified for the national collegiate soil judging contest to be hosted by The Ohio State University in the spring of 2022.

Pictured above are -  left to right kneeling: Therese Thompson and Lydia Griffin. Left to right standing: Dr. Matt Levi, Cortney Stevenson, Walt Sanders, Nick Montalto, Taylor Knight, and Patty Lawson (CRSS graduate student and assistant coach).

 

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

Students Excel at the 2021 ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting

Shelby Sangster (above, left), MS student advised by Dr. George Vellidis, placed 3rd in the New Frontiers of Nutrient Management Oral competition.

Luke Furhrer (above, 2nd from left), MS student advised by Dr. Wes Porter, was awarded 3rd place in the Precision Ag Systems Oral Competition.

Madan Sapkota (above, 3rd from left), MS student advised by Dr. Simerjeet Virk, placed 2nd in the Precision Ag Systems Poster Competition.

Andrew Russell (above, 4th from left), MS student advised by Dr. Wes Porter, placed 2nd in the Precision Ag Systems Oral Competition.

Hayden Godwin (above, far right), MS student advised by Dr. Scott Tubbs, won the Poster Competition in the Crop Ecology, Management and Quality division.

Congratulations to these students on jobs well done!



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