Farm Crops – Dept. 12

Contact: Jim Reichert – 724-368-3684

1. Bring entries to Fair between 8:30 AM & 11:30 AM on Saturday, August 13, 2016.
NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED THE WEEK OF THE FAIR.
2. Exhibitors must have an exhibitor’s number. (Obtained from Premium Office.)
3. Exhibitors should obtain a premium book and entry tags before the Fair, and FILL OUT tags before entering.
4. Removal of items and ribbons on Sunday, August 21, from 11 AM to 2 PM ONLY.


DEPT. 12 SECTION 1 GRAIN & SEED CROPS


Corn should be selected on the basis of uniformity of size, color, shape, kernel type, straightness of rows, completeness of coverage, and be free from blemish.

Small grains should be bright, clean of chaff, dirt, weed seeds, and broken kernels and straw.

Entries shall consist of 4 quarts of grain in a gallon Ziploc bag.

Exhibits should be from most recent crop.

PREMIUMS:…..1st – $2.50 2nd – $2.00 3rd – $1.50

CLASS (Number of required specimens)

Corn (5 ears each) grown last year
1. Hybrid Field – white
2. Hybrid Field – yellow
3. Open Pollinated Field – red
4. Open Pollinated Field – white
5. Open Pollinated Field – yellow
6. Indian corn – Open Pollinated
7. Dried Shelled Corn (4 qts)

Corn Stalks (3 cut stalks – no soil)
8. Field
9.Silage

Corn, High Moisture (4 qts)
10. Ground cob & corn
11. Shelled corn

Oats (4 qts)
12. Armor
13. Burton
14. Corral
15.Sabre
16.Vista
17.Other Oats

Popcorn
18. Popcorn – Strawberry
19. Popcorn – White
20.Popcorn – Yellow

Soybeans
21. Soybean Stalks (10 – no soil)

Barley
22. Spring Barley (4 qts)

Sunflowers (1 stalk – no roots)
23. Tallest stalk with a flower
24. Largest flower on a stalk
25. Most flowers on stalk
26. Most flowers on ornamental sunflower stalk

Wheat (4 qts)
27.Branson
28.Bravo
29.Dynasty
30.Freedom
31.Hopewell
32.Malabar
33.Other Wheat

Winter Barley (4 qts)
34.Maja
35.Thoroughbred
36. Other Winter Barley

Untreated Grass (1 qt)
37.Alfafa
38.Red Clover
39.Timothy

Untreated Grain (1 qt)
40.Buckwheat
41.Rye
42.Soybean Seed
43. Sunflower Seed – Blackoil
44. Sunflower Seed – Striped
45. Other

Novelty
46. Decorated wheat or oat sheaf
47. Handmade scarecrow


DEPT. 12 SECTION 2 HAY

An entry should consist of a TIED bale section (long hair ONLY) approximately 8” thick or an equivalent amount if cut from hay in the mow.

PREMIUMS:…..1st – $2.50 2nd – $2.00 3rd – $1.50

CLASS
1. Alfalfa or alfalfa grass mixed, First cutting. Not over 50% of grasses.
2. Alfalfa or alfalfa grass mixed, Later cutting. Not over 50% of grasses.
3. Grass, First cutting. Mixture of timothy and/or other grasses and containing not more than 10% legumes.
4. Grass, Second cutting. Mixture of timothy and/or other grasses and containing not more than 10% legumes.
5. Mixed hay. Any mixture not classified in the previous classes but which contains 50% or more singly or in combination of alfalfa,timothy, clover and grasses.
6. Other legumes or legume grass mixtures. Not over 50% of grasses.
7. Champion Hay Exhibit………………………………………………………………..Ribbon


DEPT. 12 SECTION 3 SILAGE


1. Crop must be identified and named.
2. Entry consists of 5 pounds of silage. Must use 2 gallon clear plastic bags.

PREMIUMS:…..1st – $2.50 2nd – $2.00 3rd – $1.50

CLASS
1. Corn Silage
2. Annuals other than corn, Wilted or low moisture, with or without preservatives
3. Balage, First Cut
4. Balage, Second Cut
5. Perennial Crops, Wilted or low moisture, with or without preservatives