A clear clipboard, a scantron, a pencil and a pocket knife, four seemingly unrelated items given to the soils judging teams at FFA’s National Land and Homesite Competition in Oklahoma City. All calculations at the competition were made by estimations, by eye.
A team of three young ladies from Rensselaer Central High School placed second on Saturday in the state Entomology Career Development event in Lafayette.
A team of Rensselaer high school students is among the best at livestock judging in the country.
A team of four Rensselaer Central High School students won the title of top soil judgers in the state on Saturday.
The Rensselaer Central High School Livestock Judging team recently made some decisive victories at the state level on Saturday.
Kentland Rotary learns about agBOT Challenge.
Out of the 15 teams that signed up for the agBOT Challenge 2016, only five were able to make presentations May 7 and of those presentations only two teams actually developed an agBOT that was capable of planting seed.
Students at North and South Newton high schools are using drones and tractors to learn precision farming. Both schools received drones to take photos and videos of fields.
Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann was on hand Tuesday morning to see the drones in action. She said she’s proud of South Newton and North Newton high schools for investing in the future of agriculture.