The DeKalb County Soil & Water Conservation District held their annual land- judging contest on March 10, 2021 on John Everhart’s farm in Fort Payne.

The land judging contest was held in conjunction with the Forestry Judging contest. FFA land judging teams from Plainview, Valley Head, Sylvania, and Crossville participated in the event.

The teams judged the soil for different characteristics and for various conservation practices needed for pastureland, cropland, forestland and homesite.

Plainview FFA came in first with Valley Head second and Sylvania third. Rachel Wells with Plainview FFA was the Individual High Score winner.

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