FFA students statewide compete Saturday in Field Day at Hancock College in Santa Maria

High school students from local campuses and across California converged on Hancock College in Santa Maria to compete in a variety of agriculture-based contests Saturday as part of an FFA Field Day.

Beginning at 7 a.m., more than 125 students from 14 high schools competed on topics ranging from vegetable crop judging and soil and land evaluation to veterinary science and agricultural tool identification, a Hancock spokesman said.

Santa Maria, Pioneer Valley, Righetti and Lompoc high schools were among those represented at the Field Day, spokesman Chris McGuinness said.  Read more…

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