Six students named as AgriScience Project Finalists

BAKER CITY – Six students in Baker City were announced as AgriScience Project Finalists by Baker Technical Institute (BTI) recently.  

According to BTI, โ€œThe FFA Agriscience Fair recognizes students who gain real-world, hands-on experiences in agricultural enterprises. Students use scientific principles and emerging technologies to solve complex problems related to agriculture, food, and natural resources. The agriscience fair is for middle and high school students. Participation begins at the local level and progresses to state and national levels.

Our students started their research in the first semester as a part of their ag class and chose to take their projects on to state. They had to complete their research, analyze their data, and write a formal scientific report.โ€

The following students were named as finalists:

โ€ข๐‰๐จ๐ฌ๐ž ๐€๐ซ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐š (๐๐Œ๐’): ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ข๐จ๐ง, ๐๐ฅ๐š๐ง๐ญ ๐’๐ฒ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ฆ๐ฌ ๐ƒ๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ

Jose researched the effects of pH on the germination of grass seed.

โ€ข๐‹๐š๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐Š๐ž๐ซ๐ง๐ฌ (๐๐Œ๐’): ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ข๐จ๐ง, ๐…๐จ๐จ๐ ๐๐ซ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ญ๐ฌ & ๐๐ซ๐จ๐œ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ƒ๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ

Lance studied storage methods to keep tomatoes from going bad.

โ€ข๐๐ž๐š๐ก ๐“๐ก๐จ๐ฆ๐š๐ฌ (๐๐‡๐’): ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ข๐จ๐ง, ๐’๐จ๐œ๐ข๐š๐ฅ ๐’๐ฒ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ฆ๐ฌ ๐ƒ๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ‘

Neah studied the effects on stress level of people using equine therapy, collecting data such as blood pressure and heart rate after interacting with horses.

โ€ข๐’๐ค๐ฒ๐ž ๐’๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ๐ก (๐๐‡๐’): ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ข๐จ๐ง, ๐€๐ง๐ข๐ฆ๐š๐ฅ ๐’๐ฒ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ฆ๐ฌ ๐ƒ๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ‘

Skye conducted her experiment on horses and if they have taste preferences using treats.

โ€ข๐–๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ง ๐๐ซ๐ฒ๐š๐ง๐ญ & ๐ƒ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐จ๐ง ๐Œ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ญ๐จ๐ฉ (๐๐‡๐’): ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ข๐จ๐ง, ๐€๐ง๐ข๐ฆ๐š๐ฅ ๐’๐ฒ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ฆ๐ฌ ๐ƒ๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ’

Weston and Dillon studied the effects of different colored lights on the behavior of fish.