Home on the range
Summerland FFA students gain understanding of rangeland ecosystems
October 7, 2021
In early September, Summerland FFA members learned the importance of knowing how to read a field.
There's more to range judging, according to Summerland FFA Advisor Jacob Goldfuss.
"Because there is so much to this contest, preparing students for it can be quite a challenge," he said.
A quick primer on range judging: Participants gain a comprehensive understanding of rangeland ecosystems in order to make range management decisions.
"A proficient 'range judger' will be able to take one look at a section of range land and understand the following about it and make decisions, such as whether o...