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Region 3 Collegiate Soils Contest

30 Oct

The University of Wisconsin Whitewater hosted the Region 3 Collegiate Soil judging contest from October 10-13, 2017. Six schools completed in the individual and team contest.  The schools that attended were UW-Stevens Point, UW-Platteville, Purdue University, University of Illinois, Ball State University and Illinois State University.  The winning school for overall team score was Purdue University followed by UW- Platteville and UW-Stevens Point.  Jeremy Ziegler and Karla Petges soil scientists from the WI-NRCS judged the practice and contest pits.  The soil pits were made up of different glacial parent materials from drumlins, ground marines and lacustrine deposits.

 

 

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