Dept 14 J – Plant & Soil Sciences

Updated: May 11, 2022

Superintendents

Emily Struntz


Premiums

Blue Red White Pink
$2.00 $1.75 $1.50 $1.25

 

CLASS 1 : EXPERIMENTS

Lot No.

  1. Experiment, grades 3 to 6
  2. Experiment, grades 7 and over

 

CLASS 2 – VEGETABLE PLATES

Vegetables must be exhibited on 9-inch (approx.) paper plates.

Herbs bunch need to be in place by 9am on Saturday morning.

Lot No.

  1. Beans, green – 12
  2. Beans, yellow – 12
  3. Beets, 2″ tops left on – 6
  4. Cabbage – 1
  5. Carrots – 6
  6. Cauliflower – 1
  7. Cucumbers, large slicing – 3
  8. Cucumbers, small – 6
  9. Eggplant – 1
  10. Muskmelon – 1
  11. Onions – 3 (same variety)
  12. Peppers, green – 3
  13. Peppers, red – 3
  14. Peppers, hot – 3
  15. Pumpkin – 1
  16. Squash, summer – 1
  17. Squash, winter – 1
  18. Sweet corn, husk re-moved – 3
  19. Tomatoes, green – 3
  20. Tomatoes, red -3
  21. Tomatoes, miniature – 3 (same variety)
  22. Watermelon – 1
  23. Exotic Vegetable – 3
  24. Herb – 1 bunch in Vase
  25. Vegetable with interesting or unusual appearance – 1

CLASS 3 : POTATOES

Lot No.

  1. Potatoes, red – box of 6
  2. Potatoes, white – box of 6

CLASS 4 : FRUITS

Lot No.

  1. Apples, any variety – four
  2. Plums, any variety – four
  3. Grapes, any variety – two bunches
  4. Any other fruit – four or two bunches

CLASS 4 : FRUITS

Small grains must be exhibited in a gallon-size reclosable clear plastic storage bag, 3/4 full.

Clear bags will be furnished by the Fair for alfalfa.

Lot No.

  1. Oats – label variety
  2. Barley – label variety
  3. Wheat – label variety
  4. Corn, six ears, husk removed, 110 day or less
  5. Corn, six ears, husk removed, 111 days or more
  6. 12″ bale of alfalfa hay, current crop (full bales will be disqualified)
  7. Collection of 20 weeds, dried, pressed, and properly identified
  8. Haylage, 5-quart pail
  9. Popcorn (6 ears) husk removed
  10. Soybeans 5 qt. pail with handle and lid

CLASS 6 : GARDEN EQUIPMENT

Blue Red White Pink
$3.00 $2.75 $2.50 $2.25

 

Lot No.

  1. Homemade scarecrow

CLASS 6 : GARDEN EQUIPMENT

  1. Vegetables should be displayed creatively in a box, basket or other container. Packing materials (shredded paper, etc.) may be used.
  2. Exhibits will be judged on quality, uniformity and correct number.
  3. Number of specimens of each vegetable will be required, if exhibited:
    • 1 specimen — cabbage, cauliflower, eggplant, pumpkin, squash, swiss chard, watermelon
    • 2 specimens — celery, rutabaga, muskmelon
    • 3 specimens — beets, carrots, onions, parsnips, peppers (sweet), sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips
    • 4 specimens — cucumbers, peppers (hot), radishes, salsify
    • 12 specimens — beans, ground cherries
  4. For vegetable not listed above, exhibit a reasonable number

Lot No.

  1. Creative display of six different vegetables – members grade 7 and under
  2. Creative display of six different vegetables – members grade 8 and over