Meigs County land judging winners announced


Southern High School FFA students (L-R) Dominique Wehrung, Austin Rose, Jed Grueser, and Ciera Whitesel were the top scoring team in the Rural Land Judging Competition held in September at the Meigs SWCD Conservation Area near Rutland. The top three individuals were Rose, Grueser, and Whitesel, respectively. They are pictured with Jenny Ridenour, education coordinator for the Meigs SWCD.


Southern High School FFA students (L-R) Cameron Grueser, Colton Hamm, Cory Holbrook (not pictures) and Garrett Wolfe were the top scoring team in the Urban Land Judging Competition held in September at the Meigs SWCD Conservation Area near Rutland. The top three individuals were Grueser, Hamm, and Holbrook, respectively. They are shown with Jenny Ridenour, education coordinator for the Meigs SWCD.


POMEROY — Meigs Soil and Water Conservation District education coordinator Jenny Ridenour announced this year’s Land Judging contest winners at the recent Meigs SWCD annual meeting and banquet. The contest was held at the Meigs SWCD Conservation Area near Rutland in September in cooperation with the Athens SWCD.

Students from the Southern Local Vocational Agricultural Departments participated in the contest. Fifteen students participated with seven in urban and eight in rural.

High scoring individuals in the Agricultural Land Judging contest were, in order from first to third: Austin Rose, Jed Grueser, and Ciera Whitesel. The top scoring team was from Southern and included Rose, Grueser, Whitesel, and Dominique Wehrung.

High scoring individuals in the Urban Land Judging contest were, in order: Cameron Grueser, Colton Hamm, and Cory Holbrook. The top scoring team from Southern and included Grueser, Hamm, Holbrook, and Garrett Wolfe.

The Meigs SWCD, established in 1943 is a legal subdivision of state government that provides natural resource management assistance to county landowners and other units of local government. The district is funded by the Meigs County Board of Commissioners, and county funds are supplemented by funding from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

The mission of the Meigs SWCD is to provide assistance for the wise use of our natural resources for present and future generations.

Southern High School FFA students (L-R) Dominique Wehrung, Austin Rose, Jed Grueser, and Ciera Whitesel were the top scoring team in the Rural Land Judging Competition held in September at the Meigs SWCD Conservation Area near Rutland. The top three individuals were Rose, Grueser, and Whitesel, respectively. They are pictured with Jenny Ridenour, education coordinator for the Meigs SWCD.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/10/web1_10.25-Rural-Soil-judging.jpgSouthern High School FFA students (L-R) Dominique Wehrung, Austin Rose, Jed Grueser, and Ciera Whitesel were the top scoring team in the Rural Land Judging Competition held in September at the Meigs SWCD Conservation Area near Rutland. The top three individuals were Rose, Grueser, and Whitesel, respectively. They are pictured with Jenny Ridenour, education coordinator for the Meigs SWCD.

Southern High School FFA students (L-R) Cameron Grueser, Colton Hamm, Cory Holbrook (not pictures) and Garrett Wolfe were the top scoring team in the Urban Land Judging Competition held in September at the Meigs SWCD Conservation Area near Rutland. The top three individuals were Grueser, Hamm, and Holbrook, respectively. They are shown with Jenny Ridenour, education coordinator for the Meigs SWCD.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/10/web1_10.25-Urban-soil-judging.jpgSouthern High School FFA students (L-R) Cameron Grueser, Colton Hamm, Cory Holbrook (not pictures) and Garrett Wolfe were the top scoring team in the Urban Land Judging Competition held in September at the Meigs SWCD Conservation Area near Rutland. The top three individuals were Grueser, Hamm, and Holbrook, respectively. They are shown with Jenny Ridenour, education coordinator for the Meigs SWCD.