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District 4-H Judging Contests (Range Evaluation, Pasture ID, Soils, Wool & Mohair)

April 29, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Range Evaluation, Pasture ID, Soils, Wool & Mohair Judging is Wednesday, April 29th in Junction. Mohair Judging and Evaluation – Judge two classes of mohair and complete an evaluation form on each class. Evaluate 20 fleeces for grade, staple length and yield. Range & Pasture Grass Identification – Identify and classify 40 to 50 live or mounted grass specimens according to their life span, season of growth, origin, and grazing value for livestock and wildlife.  A grass list is available from Dr. Barron Rector.     Range Evaluation – Contestants identify 20 to 40 range plants; determine use, condition, site and practices for range area; and evaluate four range plots.  A master plant list is available from Dr. Barron Rector.   Soil Judging – Judge four soil profiles with 20 minutes allowed for each.  Determine the soil characteristics of the profiles and make interpretations based on observation.  Wool Judging & Evaluation – Judge two classes of wool and complete an evaluation form on each class.  Evaluate 20 fleeces for grade, staple length and yield.

These judging contests are for teams of 3 – 4 members or an individual in each 4-H age division.  Juniors –  8 – 10, Intermediates –  11-13 and Seniors –  14-19 all ages as of August 31, 2014.

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Date:
April 29, 2015
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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