N.D. 4-Hers compete in agronomy judging contest
The Grand Forks/LaMoure (N.D.) County team placed first in the senior division of the state 4-H crop judging contest at the North Dakota Winter Show in Valley City. Team members are Thomas Granger, Derrick Juve, Eva Lahlum and Greg Lahlum. In the...
The Grand Forks/LaMoure (N.D.) County team placed first in the senior division of the state 4-H crop judging contest at the North Dakota Winter Show in Valley City. Team members are Thomas Granger, Derrick Juve, Eva Lahlum and Greg Lahlum. In the crop judging contest, 4-Hers evaluate and rank classes of three pans each of hard red spring wheat, durum, barley and oats for seed value. Participants also identify insects, plant and seed mounts and agronomy disorders. Counties could enter any number of 4-H participants in each division of the contest. The top three scores from the members of the county team are added to make a team score. The second-place team in the senior division is from Morton County. Team members are Hailey Geiger, Bailey Schlosser, Bryce Peter and Shandra Getzlaff. The team from Foster County placed third. Team members are Jacey Retzlaff, Casey Mack, Justin Lee and Mariah House. Granger, of Grand Forks/LaMoure County, was high individual in the senior division. A team from LaMoure/Grand Forks counties also placed first in the junior division. Team members are Alex Lahlum, Rachel Juve and Zach Lahlum. The second-place team in the junior division is from Walsh County. Members are Lilly Bina, Justin Klose, Zac Zikmund, Andrew Myrdal, Jonah Zikmund, Owen Zikmund and Conner Hodek. The team from Mountrail County placed third. Members are Andrew Haakenson, Tyson Odermann, Colter Sanderson and Dylan Locken. Juve, from Grand Forks/LaMoure. was high individual in the junior division. In the open division, a team from Stutsman County placed first, followed by the team from Rolette.