FHSU students participate in crops judging contests

Fort Hays State University's Crops Judging Team has been taking part in American Society of Agronomy contests recently.

On Oct. 26 the team -- coached by Dr. Bob Stephenson, associate professor of agriculture -- traveled to the regional contest in Manhattan. The contest consisted of identifying of 200 plant and seed samples, grain grading and seed analysis -- identifying and classifying other seeds in a base sample of seed.

The team will then travel to Kansas City to the Kansas City Board of Trade for the National ASA Contest on Nov. 19.

Crops Judging Team members are listed below by hometown.

HAYS: Cody Graham, junior.
RANSOM: Bryce Klitzke, junior.

BENKELMAN, NE: Adam Jessee, freshman.
ALLIANCE, NE: Adam Jessee, freshman.

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