by Judith Turk | School of Natural Resources
University of Nebraska–Lincoln student Kennadi Griffis, a third-year environmental science major, with a concentration in soil science and a water science minor, will be competing in the International Soil Judging Competition July 26-31 in Stirling, Scotland. Griffis will be a member of Team USA, along with students from Virginia Tech, North Carolina State University and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and two coaches from Virginia Tech.
The contest is being held as part of the 2022 World Congress of Soil Science. Participants will receive training from soil experts in the United Kingdom and represent their respective countries in the contest. The event is hosted by the British Society of Soil Science on behalf of the International Union of Soil Science. Other countries sending teams to the contest include Korea, Hungary, Germany, Italy, U.K. and Spain. The U.S. team has been training together online throughout the summer.
Read more about the international event and see pictures of the Soil Judging Team at https://snr.unl.edu/aboutus/what/newstory.aspx?fid=933
More details at: https://www.facebook.com/unlsoiljudgingteam/