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Field and Garden: Workshop increases practical skills, career awareness

Do you need to replant? That was one of the questions I asked ten youths who recently attended Junior Crop Scout School at the Carrington Research Extension Center (REC).

The young men and women had just completed an exercise in which they were asked to determine plant populations in corn and soybean fields.

Now, I was asking them to share their results.

“We found 141,000 plants per acre in the so...