Morgan Houser, a junior enrolled in Ohio Hi-Point’s Kenton Satellite program, recently placed tenth at the Hardin Northern Soils Invitational.
Houser, along with 41 other Kenton FFA students, competed against 301 FFA members from the surrounding counties. Students were judged on the following concepts: slope evaluation, natural drainage class, erosion, and depth of soil, texture and conservation practices for a variety of soils.
Houser, who has competed in the Hardin Northern Soils Invitations for the past two years, and will be competing in the District Soils contest in Logan County.
The Invitational is an opportunity for students to learn the important role of soils as Soil Scientists and Conservationist play an important role in educating farmers and builders on how to best utilize farmland.
To learn more about Ohio Hi-Point Career Center’s Agribusiness & Production Systems Satellite program, visit ohiohipoint.com or www.facebook.com/ohiohipointcc.
The OHP Satellite program is open to high school students (grades 9-12).