Edward Twidwell | 1/20/2011 7:26:49 PM
The plant science contest will consist of exercises in four areas: Seed Identification, Weed Identification (examples will be live plants), Crop Identification and a test. The test will cover soil, seed identification, weed identification, crop identification and general plant science information. A maximum of thirty (30) minutes will be allowed for each phase of the contest.
Award: Educational Trip for winning team of three (3) and High Individual not on the winning team.
Sponsor: A.G. Kilgore Memorial, Charles B James Memorial Fund and Louisiana Agricultural Industries Association, Inc.
Age Requirement: Must have passed his/her 13th birthday and not passed his/her 20th birthday on January 1, 2012.
In addition to the identification guides provided below the following materials will help you prepare for the 4-H University Plant Science Contest. Test questions will be pulled from the materials on this website and the books below.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture