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© 1984, The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska on behalf of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension. All rights reserved.


This guide has been prepared for use by individuals responsible for planning, preparation, and conducting range judging and plant identification contests. Both area and state contests, sponsored cooperatively by the agencies listed below, should follow these guidelines. This guide is written to be used as a companion publication to the "Range Judging Handbook for Nebraska, EC84-109."

Range judging in Nebraska was started in 1954 and has been conducted since that time as a joint effort of thoe following organizations and agencies:

University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Service

Soil Conservation Service, USDA

Nebraska Association of Natural Resources Districts

State Department of Education, Vocational Education (FFA)

Nebraska Section, Society for Range Management

Natural Resources Commission