Decatur County 4-H Forestry Judging Team Competes

Decatur County 4-Her’s have been spending the past few months preparing for the Southwest District Forestry Field Day held at C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park. The junior team (5th-8th grade students) received 3rd place honors. Team members were Kinsey Ward, Kaleb Guyton, Owen Fleming, Riley Starling, Autumn Wiggins, and Fatima Peralta. Seniors (9th-12th grade students) competing were Stacy Vulgamore, Rachel Hayes and Journey Austinson. The Senior team also received 3rd place honors with Journey Austinson recognized as the high senior individual. 4-Her’s competed in compass and pacing, insect and disease identification, tree identification, and saw timber volume estimation.
For more information about opportunities for involvement in Decatur County 4-H, contact the Decatur County Extension/4-H office at 248-3033.

L-R: Autumn Wiggins, Owen Fleming, Kaleb Guyton, Riley Starling, Rachel Hayes, Kinsey Ward, Fatima Peralta, Journey Austinson and Stacy Vulgamore

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