By: Kaia Franzen, Reporter

October 1, 2021

Decorah FFA had three members–Melia Kruse, Brendan Hunter, and Karter Einck– compete in the district soils evaluation contest at Hawkeye Community College on September 22nd. Students tested their knowledge on surface features, the soil profile, land capability and productivity, evaluation of land use and management practices, and suitability of soils for non-agricultural uses. The team took a forty-point exam and evaluated four soil pits; they received 16th place.

9.22.21 District Soils Decorah FFA Einck Hunter Kruse with tractor
Pictured (l-r): Karter Einck, Brendan Hunter, and Melia Kruse participated in a district soils contest.