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Land judging competition takes over Tifton

TIFTON, GA (WALB) - More than 200 students were in Tifton for the Future Farmers of America land judging competition Thursday.

Eight pits were dug at the Tift County High school farm.

50 teams of Middle and High School students will get down in the pits to determine the characteristics of the soil.

They will determine the land class of that soil, determine if its crop, pasture or forest land. Then they're going to make some recommendations practices to keep the soil that's good or better,” said Danny Bartlett.

The top two teams, junior and seniors will go on to the state contest at the Stripling Irrigation Plant in Camilla in October.

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