Class 26 – JR Farmers – 4H Section

 

 

CLASS 26  –  Junior Farmers 4-H Section

“click here to download”  JR Farmers 4H Section

Contact: Claire Johnston 519-870-1370

1.       Competition open to Junior Farmers & 4-H members 2016 & 2017.

2.       All rules and regulations to the Fair apply – one entry per class, membership and entry fees omitted.

3.       All points allotted towards the special shall apply to this section.

 

Field Crops & Horticulture

All vegetables are to be exhibited on disposable plates appropriate

to the size of the item.

 

BEETS: Stems trimmed to at least 2 cm above crown & rubbed clean, not washed or scrubbed. Root may be trimmed to 1” approximately.

LEEKS: Trimmed.

TOMATOES: The specimens should be typical of the cultivar, ripe, well matched, firm and free of cracks. Calyx (stem) should be intact. Small varieties must be shown as a tress.

ROOT CROPS: Should be brushed clean, not washed. Stems trimmed to at least 2 cm above crown. Variety named.

CARROTS: Tops should be removed to at least 2 cm above crown.  Roots should be cleaned and washed and tap roots left on.

PUMPKINS: Stem should be left attached but trimmed.

 

SECTION: FIELD CROPS

  1. Barley
  2. Fall Wheat
  3. Grain corn, any named variety, 10 cobs
  4. Ensilage corn, any named variety, 10 stalks
  5. Soybeans, 10 plants
  6. Corn Silage, 1 bushel
  7. Baleage, 1 bushel
  8. Haylage, 1 bushel
  9. 1st cut Hay, 1 bushel
  10. 2nd cut Hay, 1 bushel

SECTION: HORTICULTURE

  1. Beets – 5 on a plate
  2. Carrots – 5 on a plate
  3. Flower, fresh arrangement in vessel of choice, using flowers and foliage
  4. Flower, marigold – 5 blooms, in a vase
  5. Flower, sunflower – 3 blooms under 20cm (8”) in diameter, in a vase
  6. Leek – 3
  7. Onion, any variety – 5 on a plate, do not peel
  8. Potato, any variety – 5 on a plate
  9. Potted herb garden, minimum of 3 varieties, named
  10. Pumpkin, pie variety – 2
  11. Pumpkin, any other variety – 1
  12. Root vegetable (e.g. Parsnip, Turnip, Rutabaga) – 3 matched
  13. Squash, winter, any variety – 2 matched
  14. Squash, zucchini – 2, under 30cm (12”) long
  15. Squash, zucchini – 2, over 30cm (12”) long
  16. Tomato, red – 5 on a plate
  17. Watermelon – 1
  18. Any other vegetable, not listed above, properly named, 2 of the same

SUPER SIZED

  1. Largest zucchini -1
  2. Longest carrot – 1 on a plate
  3. Largest potato – 1 on a plate
  4. Largest pumpkin – 1
  5. Largest Cabbage – 1
  6. Largest sunflower head – 1 with seeds, leave 6” stem on
  7. Largest tomato – 1 on a plate
  8. Largest Corn Plant – 1

EARL GARDHOUSE SPECIAL:

To the high exhibitor in the Junior Farmers and 4-H Section. Points toward this special to include ONLY the exhibitor’s top 10 entries.

Points awarded as follows: 1st – 5 points, 2nd – 4 points, 3rd – 3 points.

In case of a tie, the winner shall be declared as the person with the most 1st prizes.

EARL GARDHOUSE TROPHY donated by Peel Junior Farmers.

Judging Standards – Horticultural judging standards by Ministry of Agriculture & Food