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FFA Agronomy Contest

Wyoming State FFA Cultivated Land Judging

Contestant No. ____________
 

PART 1 - DETERMINATION OF LAND CAPABILITY CLASS

SCORE TEXTURAL CLASS FROM HAND TEXTURE OF SURFACE SOIL
PICK ONE
SCORE MAJOR FACTORS THAT KEEP AREA OUT OF CLASS I
CHECK ALL THAT APPLY
  SAND   SANDY CLAY LOAM     TEXTURE   PERMEABILTY
LOAMY SAND   CLAY LOAM     DEPTH   RUNOFF
SANDY LOAM   SILTY CLAY LOAM     SLOPE   WETNESS
LOAM   SANDY CLAY     EROSION   FLOODING
SILT LOAM   SILTY CLAY       NONE
SILT   CLAY     LAND CAPABILITY CLASS
PICK ONE
  TEXTURAL CLASS FROM TEXTURAL TRIANGLE FOR SUBSOIL
PICK ONE
  I   V
SAND   SANDY CLAY LOAM     II   VI
LOAMY SAND   CLAY LOAM     III   VII
SANDY LOAM   SILTY CLAY LOAM     IV   VIII
LOAM   SANDY CLAY     VEGETATIVE
PICK ALL THAT APPLY
SILT LOAM   SILTY CLAY  
SILT   CLAY     ROW CROP/OCCASIONAL
SOIL CONSERVING CROP
  TEXTURAL GROUP FOR LAND CLASS DETERMINATION
  PICK ONE FOR SURFACE AND ONE FOR SUBSOIL   ROW CROP/FREQUENT SOIL CONSERVING CROP
SURFACE SUBSOIL  
    COARSE   ROW CROPS NOT MORE THAN 2 OUT OF 4 YEARS
    MODERATELY COARSE
    MEDIUM   ROW CROPS NOT MORE THAN 1 OUT OF 5 YEARS
    MODERATELY FINE
    FINE   RETURN CROP RESIDUE TO THE SOIL
  DEPTH OF SOIL
  PICK ONE   PRACTICE CONSERVATION TILLAGE
  DEEP
  MODERATELY DEEP   ESTABLISH RECOMMENDED GRASSES AND OR LEGUMES
  SHALLOW
  VERY SHALLOW   PRACTICE PROPER PASTURE OR RANGE MANAGEMENT
  SLOPE
  PICK ONE   PROTECT FROM BURNING
  NEARLY LEVEL
  GENTLY SLOPING   CONTROL GRAZING
  MODERATELY SLOPING
  STRONGLY SLOPING   PLANT RECOMMENDED TREES
  STEEP
  VERY STEEP   HARVEST TREES SELECTIVELY
  EROSION WIND AND WATER
  PICK ONE   USE ONLY FOR WILDLIFE OR RECREATION
  NONE SLIGHT
  MODERATE
  SEVERE  
  VERY SEVERE   SUPPLEMENTAL DATA
  PERMEABILITY FOR PART 1
  PICK ONE  
  RAPID SUBSOIL STRUCTURE   OPEN
  MODERATE %SOIL REMOVED BY EROSION <5
  SLOW %SLOPE   1
  VERY SLOW WATER INFILTRATION RATE 1.9
  SURFACE RUNOFF INCHES/HOUR    
  PICK ONE SUBSOIL TEXTURAL DATA    
  RAPID % SAND   58
  MODERATE %SILT   26
  SLOW %CLAY   16
  VERY SLOW  

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