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Department of Agronomy

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Here at the Department of Agronomy, we strive to equip students and industry members with the tools they need to serve our communities and society as a whole through agriculture. Through each facet of our work, we emphasize the importance of sustainable and efficient practices to conserve our resources and protect the land. 

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K-State Soil Judging Team places sixth at national contest with top individual

2021 K-State Soils Judging Team (l to r): Coach Colby Moorberg, Abigail Kortokrax, Sydney Baughman, Katie Fross, Assistant Coach Jake Ziggafoos, and Jagger Borth. Not pictured: Tom Torres, Colton Vajnar, Jacoby Kerr, Isaiah Euler, and Coach DeAnn Presley.

K-State's Soil Judging Team recently competed in the 2021 National Soil Judging Contest, which was conducted in a virtual format for the first time in its history. A total of 21 teams comprising 140 students competed in this year's contest. The K-State team performed well, placing sixth overall. Team member Jagger Borth placed first overall as an individual contestant.

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