Grassland Evaluation Contest

An annual statewide competition sponsored by the Penn’s Corner and Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative (GLCI), and other partners.

The Grassland Evaluation contest is an educational opportunity for high school students enrolled in FFA and 4-H programs. Aimed at educating youth about the value and benefits of grazing and other conservation practices, the contest rewards winning team member’s scholarships to continue their education.

Contest categories- Pasture Condition, Plant Identification, Soils Interpretation, Wildlife Habitat

Eligible Participants- A contest team may consist of a maximum of 4 or a minimum of 3 FFA or 4-H members who are currently enrolled at the high school level.

Scholarships- All members of the first place team will receive a $500 college scholarship. Second place team members will receive a $500 college scholarship. And the highest scoring individual will receive a $500 college scholarship. Also, the first place team is eligible to participate in the Mid-America Contest in Missouri.

For more information on the Grassland Evaluation Contest please visit Southwest Project Grass website.

Contacts:
Contest Coordinator – Daniel Griffith
Westmoreland Conservation District
218 Donahoe Road
Greensburg, PA 15601
dan@wcdpa.com

Eastern PA – Theresa Heebner
Bloomsburg Technical Office
702 Sawmill Road
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 784-4401 ext 112
Theresa.Heebner@pa.usda.gov

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  • Grasslands Evaluation Competition – Pennsylvania Forage and Grassland Council

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