Soil Judging Team wins national championship

The Virginia Tech Soil Judging Team recently won its fifth national championship and now two members of the team will represent the U.S. at an upcoming international competition.

The team claimed top honors at the Soil Science Society of America National Intercollegiate Soil Judging Contest for the third time in five years. For the first time ever, the top students from the U.S. are headed to the 20th International Union of Soil Sciences World Congress of Soil Science’s first International Soil Judging Contest in Jeju, South Korea in June.

As the winning coach at the national competition, John Galbraith, associate professor of crop and soil environmental sciences, was honored with the opportunity to coach the first-tier team in Korea.

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