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Conservation districts host FFA teams on Steptoe Butte


October 28, 2021

Casey Lowder | Pine Creek Conservation District

FFA students cover Steptoe Butte during a competition of land and soils knowledge.

STEPTOE BUTTE - Colfax, Garfield-Palouse, and Liberty FFA teams earn top honors.

A land judging competition was held on Steptoe Butte on Oct. 12 with nearly 200 students taking place, according to Casey Lowder, of the Pine Creek Conservation District. They had their knowledge of soil, climate, intended use, and other characteristics tested.

The Pine Creek Conservation District and the Palouse Conservation District hosted the contest.

Colfax, Garfield-Palouse, and Liberty were the top three teams. Teams from Chelan, Lind-Ritzville, Oakesdale, Prosser, Rosalia, Sprague, and Tekoa, also took p...

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