Ward County competes at North Dakota Winter Show 4-H State 4-H Crops Judging Contest

Submitted Photo Ward County 4-H State Crops Judging Contest.

Ward County 4-H Junior Crops Judging team competed at the North Dakota 4-H State Crops Judging Contest in Valley City during the North Dakota Winter Show on March 13. In Crops Judging, contestants must identify:

• crops and weeds by the seeds,

• insects,

• equipment and machinery,

• different types of crop disorders, and

Submittted Photo Ward County 4-H State Crops Judging Contest

• market grade factors for wheat and durum.

Representing Ward County and recognized for earning 500 or more points:

• Abby Finke, Berthold, placed 3rd with a score of 725 points

• Daylon Yanish, Carpio, 516 points

• Lily Schepp, Berthold, 510 points

The team of Abby Finke, Yanish, Schepp, and Anna Finke, Berthold, placed fourth

Also representing Ward County were Tucker Schepp, Berthold, and George Engelhard, Carpio

Special thanks to coach Kelly Finke for taking extra time to coach and mentor the youth throughout the season.


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