check soil depth and analyze subsoil at the land judging contest
hosted by MdCV Sept. 21.
MELVERN—More than 250 Future Farmers of America
(FFA) members from 20 chapters gathered Sept. 21 at Coleen
Rice’s farm near Melvern for the East Central District
Land Judging Career Development Event.
The event began with registration at the Melvern Community
Center in Melvern, and was run by the Burlington, Prairie
View and Marais des Cygnes Valley FFA clubs, with the help
of volunteers from MdCV High School.
The five members of the MdCV FFA chapter had finished ninth
out of 20 teams. Robert Nance placed seventh individually
with a score of 446. Derek Wilson, Logan Cox, Wyatt Jordan
and Chris Sowers also competed.
The next contest for the MdCV FFA will be the horse and dairy
cattle judging Oct. 11 at Johnson County Fairgrounds.
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