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Agriculture Department

Date: Aug 31 - Sept 03, 2017
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Agriculture Department

Committee:Paul Hajovsky, Donald Cernosek, Margaret Roscher

RULES GOVERNING AGRICULTURE EXHIBITS:

  1. Commercial sizes that bring the highest market price, or sizes that are more desirable for home consumption, will be the basis upon which all products will be judged.Freak specimens may be shown as oddities only and will not compete for prizes.
  2. The judges will decide on the quality of the product and their decision as to whether or not any exhibit shall be entitled to a prize will be final.
  3. Exhibitors shall cooperate with the management and prepare the exhibit carefully, in conformity with the classifications published in this catalog.
  4. The management will disqualify any exhibit which is not prepared in accordance with the classification.
  5. All products exhibited must be grown or prepared during the current year.
  6. All entries in this department will be received from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m on Wednesday, August 30th.
  7. Only products listed in this catalog and grown in Fayette County are entitled to compete for prizes.
  8. All exhibits must remain in place until 7:00 p.m. Sunday and will be released Monday, September 4 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.
  9. An exhibitor may show more than one product in the same entry, but only one will earn premiums or points.
  10. Any other entries, not specifically listed below, will be accepted at the department chairman's discretion. AGRICULTURE BUILDING WILL BE OPEN: 1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Friday 1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. SundayFARM PRODUCTS CLASSOverall Grand Champion – $10.00Overall Reserve Grand Champion – $5.00ON FARM PRODUCTS, GARDEN &FRUIT PRODUCTS & PECANSIn each division a prize of $2.00 will be awarded to theGrand Champion and $1.50 to the Reserve ChampionFARM PRODUCTS, OPEN CLASS – CORN 1st Prize – $1.002nd Prize – $.753rd Prize – $.50Best 10 Ears HybridBest 10 Stalks Hybrid with EarsBest 3 Stalks Open Pollinated (with Ears)Prizes also given for corn not listed, if considered worthy of a prize.GRAIN SORGHUMS1st Prize – $1.002nd Prize – $.753rd Prize – $.50Best 10 Heads Milo (Hybrid)Best 10 Head Hegari, Darso & KafirCLOVER SEED1st Prize – $1.002nd Prize – $.753rd Prize – $.50Best Quart Yellow BlossomBest Quart HubamOTHER FIELD CROPS, GARDEN AND FRUIT 1st Prize – $1.002nd Prize – $.753rd Prize – $.50Best 1 Stalk Cotton, Open Bolls Best Plate PotatoesBest Quart Oats Best 20 Bolls CottonBest Quart Wheat Best Plate String beans, freshBest Quart Cow Peas, any variety Best Plate Okra, freshBest Quart Millet Best Pint English Peas, dryBest Quart Peanuts Best Pint Butter Beans, dryBest Watermelon Best Pint Wax Beans, dryBest Preserving Citron Best Pint Cream Peas, dryBest Pumpkin Best Plate PearsBest Plate Tomatoes Best Plate PeachesBest Plate Radishes Best Plate FigsBest Plate Sweet Peppers Best Plate OnionsBest Plate Hot Peppers Best Plate GarlicBest Plate Egg Plants, fresh Best Plate PersimmonsBest Plate Squash Best Plate Sweet PotatoesPLATE ENTRIES MUST ADEQUATELY COVER PLATEHONEY AND BEE WAX1st Prize – $1.002nd Prize – $.753rd Prize – $.50Best Quart Extracted HoneyBest Beeswax (1 pound)Best Quart Bulk Comb HoneyPECAN SECTIONPecans entered as display cannot compete for prizes offered for single pints and vice versa.Either old or new pecans considered.BEST PINT PECANS – IMPROVED VARIETIES1st Prize – $1.002nd Prize – $.75

Burkett

Desirable

Moore

Schley

Delmas

Stuart

James

Success

Mahan

Native

Money Maker All other varieties competing with one another.

BEST SINGLE CLUSTER PECAN – IMPROVED VARIETIES

1st Prize – $1.002nd Prize – $.75

Money Maker

Moore

Mahan

James

Stuart

Delmas

Success

Schley

Burkett

Native

All other varieties competing with one another.

  • BEST DISPLAY –Native, unnamed seeding (not less than 5 varieties considered)1st – $1.002nd – $.75
  • BEST DISPLAY –Improved Varieties (not less than 5 varieties considered)1st – $1.002nd – $.75
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