Soil Judging Perth Western Australia

The third Australian soil judging competition was held near Mandurah, Western Australia, September 5-6 2015. Both the four practice and two competition pits were in the grounds of the Murdoch University farm at Whitby Falls, located in the shadows of the Darling Range. The eight teams (31 students) that competed were representing the University of Adelaide/University of South Australia, Curtin University, La Trobe University, Murdoch University, the University of Southern Queensland/ University of Sydney, the University of Sydney, Western Sydney University, and the University of Western Australia. The majority of these students were undergraduates studying soil science through agriculture, environmental and science programs.

Final section winners

First PlaceJames Manson
Second PlaceDominic Lauricella
Third PlaceMatthew Bow
Fourth PlaceJames Moloney
Fifth PlaceKhairul Alam, Latrobe University
Overall Winning TeamLatrobe University
1st Runner UpUniversity of Sydney
2nd Runner Up Composite teamUniversity of Sydney University of Qld

Read more in the 2015 Soil Judging Report