Class 26 – JR Farmers – 4H Section

CLASS 26  –  Junior Farmers 4-H Section

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Contact: Claire Johnston 905-794-0134

1.       Competition open to Junior Farmers & 4-H members 2015 & 2016.

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 to be exhibited on disposable plates appropriate to the size of the item.

Beets – stems trimmed to at least 2cm 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 2cm above crown. Variety named.

Carrots – tops should be removed to at least 2cm 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.       Beans, any variety, 6 on a plate

2.       Beets, 5 on a plate

3.       Carrots, 5 on a plate

4.       Collection of 4 different types of pickling vegetables, displayed in a suitable container

5.       Flower, fresh arrangement in a vessel of choice, using flowers and foliage

6.       Flower, marigold, 5 blooms in a vase

7.       Flower, sunflower, 3 blooms under 20cm (8”) in diameter, in a vase

8.       Leek, 3

9.       Onion, any variety, 5 on a plate, do not peel

10.   Potato, any variety, 5 on a plate

11.   Potted herb garden, minimum of 3 varieties, named

12.   Pumpkin, pie variety, 2

13.   Pumpkin any other variety, 1

14.   Root vegetable (e.g. parsnip, turnip, rutabaga), 3 matched

15.   Squash, winter, any variety, 2 matched

16.   Squash, zucchini, 2, under 30cm (12”) long

17.   Squash, zucchini, 2, over 30cm (12”) long

18.   Tomato, red, 5 on a plate

19.   Tomato, green, 5 on a plate

20.   Tomato, yellow, 5 on a plate

21.   Watermelon, 1

22.   Any other vegetable not listed above, properly named, 2 of the same

Super Sized

23.   Largest Beet – 1 on a plate

24.   Longest Carrot – 1 on a plate

25.   Largest Potato – 1 on a plate

26.   Largest Pumpkin – 1

27.   Largest Cabbage – 1

28.   Largest Sunflower head – 1 with seeds, leave 6” stem on

29.   Largest Tomato – 1 on a plate

30.   Largest Corn plant – 1

31.   Longest Zucchini – 1

Special:

To the high exhibitor in the Junior Farmers and 4-H Section. Points towards this special to include ONLY the exhibitors top ten entries.

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

In the 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