On January 25 the Agriculture Land Management and Forestry students competed in the State FFA Forestry Contest at the Vermont Farm Show. Matt Clark and Sam Bourne finished 1st and second, respectively leading the Windham Regional Career Center team to a first place finish.
During the competition, contestants had to identified local trees by bark and bud. They also identified forest pests and damage, as well as grading maple syrup.
Congratulations to the Forestry students.
National FFA Week is coming up February 18-25, 2012. More info at FFA.org.