Hillsboro FFA Soil Judging Team Qualifies for State
On October 12th, the Soil Judging Team from the Hillsboro FFA Chapter went to Marysville, Ohio to compete in the State Soils Contest. The team included Claire Wilkin, Katie Craig, Joe Helterbrand, and Alora Brown. Throughout this contest, each member must express their knowledge on soil quality and structure while also determining if the soil is adequate enough to support crop life. Joe Helterbrand placed 34th individually, and Alora Brown placed 42nd individually. In the district competition, the Hillsboro FFA Soils team placed 5th in districts. Joe Helterbrand said “I had an amazing time at the state contest and I enjoyed hanging out with the soil team.” The Soil Judging Team from the Hillsboro FFA Chapter placed 15th overall.
Pictured (L-R): This is a picture of Katie Craig, Alora Brown, Joe Helterbrand, Taylor Gaible, Claire Wilkin, and Lora Mayhan after they competed in their soils competition.
Written by: Scottie Eastes