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November 13--  The Toombs County FFA Land Judging Team competed in the Central Region FFA Land Judging Career Development Event at Arrowhead Farms in Cochran.
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Team members (L-R) are Toni Poole, Samantha Van Dyke, Kelsi Oliver, Jessica Speer and Sophia Sager.

      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. Samantha Van Dyke was the 7th highest individual at the event
 
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.

Joey Montford and Mark Montfort 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.