The Sweetwater FFA chapter has returned home after participating in the 67th annual National Land and Range Judging contest hosted by the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts in Oklahoma City.
Member of the Sweetwater FFA chapter tested their individual and team skills against other land judging teams from over 30 states by evaluating land characteristics like topsoil, subsoil, slope and plant life. They were also required to recommmend treatment to imporove the land's adaptability fro certain purposes like producing crops, rasing cattle, or building homes.
In the Land Judging FFA competition, the Sweetwater, TX chapter placed 19th as a team from the field of 100 total teams. Team members include: Ryan Romero, Jackson Foster, Tony Padilla, Logan King, and Ag Science instructor Cory Rains.