College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Soil Judging

UMD Coaches Help Lead Team USA to an “Olympic” Win in International Soil Judging

Needelman and Mack at International Soil Judging Contest
Team USA took first place in the Third International Soil Judging Contest this August in Brazil, with UMD coaches front and center to help lead the team to victory. Taking place every four years in true Olympic fashion, the competition was hosted by the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro...

Soil Loving Terps Travel to Heartland

The Soil judging Team poses for a picture
University of Maryland Soil Judging Team members travelled to Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas in early April for the National Soil Judging Competition. The UMD team earned the right to go to Kansas by taking first and second in the North East Regional Soil Judging Competition at The...

Terps Take Top Soil Judging Honors in NE Regional Competition

The University of Maryland proved its soil judging prowess by taking both first and second place in the Northeast Regional Soil Judging Competition hosted by the Ohio State University in Wooster, Ohio on October 16th. This marks the 22nd time a team from UMD has won the regional competition...

ENST Alumnus Named Second Best Soil Judger in the World

When it comes to judging soil, environmental science and technology alumnus Tyler Witkowski can compete with anyone in the world. The December 2013 graduate proved his prowess by earning second place at the first International Soil Judging Competition held June 5-7 in Jeju, Korea. At the...

Digging it: Soil Judging Team Featured in TERP

(Note: The article below appears in the Winter 2014 issue of TERP Magazine) Jessica Rupprecht ’14 climbs out of a 5-feet-deep pit in the woods somewhere 10 miles south of Frederick, Md. She sits on an overturned five-gallon pail, running a chunk of soil between her fingers. She presses it between...

UMD Soil Judging Team Looks To Repeat as National Champions

On Friday, October 25, the University of Maryland Soil Judging Team placed second in the Northeast Regional Soil Competition held near Frederick, MD, qualifying the team members for a chance to defend the national championship they brought home in 2013. The University of Maryland entered two teams...
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