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2018 Iredell County Agricultural Fair

Friday, August 31st  - Saturday, September, 8th

Department A - Field and Garden Crops

Matt Lenhardt, Extension Agent, Horticulture

Display Committee
Richard and Rita Karn, and Martha Hazelton

QUALITY - NOT QUANTITY

In selecting horticultural products for exhibit, choose only those specimens that are of uniformly good quality, form and color, true to type, and free from all insect and disease blemishes, and free from cuts and bruises.

Premiums offered for the best collection of fruits or vegetables will be awarded MAINLY ON THE BASIS OF QUALITY.

Class 1 - Field Crops

    Dept.

Class

Lot

   

1st

2nd

3rd

   

     A

1

1

Corn, yellow (5 ears)

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

    A

1

2

Corn, white (5 ears)

 

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

    A

1

3

Barley (quart jar)

 

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

    A

1

4

Oats (quart jar)

 

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

    A

1

5

Rye (quart jar)

 

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

    A

1

6

Soybeans (quart jar)

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

    A

1

7

Wheat (quart jar)

 

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

    A

1

8

Sunflower Seeds (quart jar)

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

    A

1

9

Tallest Sunflower Stalk

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

    A

1

10

Tallest Corn Stalk

 

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

Class 2 - Forage Crops

Dept.

Class

        Lot

   

1st

2nd

3rd

   

    A

2

1

Corn Silage (Gal Ziploc bag)

 

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

    A

2

2

Alfalfa Hay (10 lbs. from bale)

 

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

    A

2

3

Fescue Hay (10 lbs. from bale)

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

    A

2

4

Orchard Grass Hay (10 lbs.)

 

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

    A

2

5

Other Hay (10 lbs. from bale)

 

$8.00

$7.00

$6.00

 

Lot Total: $21.00

Class 3 - Apicultural Crops

Score Card for Judging Honey, Comb and Chunk

Disqualification for fermentation

1

Density (water content between 18.6% and 15.5%)

20

2

Absence of watery cappings, uncapped cells and pollen

10

3

Cleanliness of product – down-grade for travel stains, foreign matter, wax flakes, foam, crystallization

30

4

Uniformity of appearance in capping structure color and thickness of chunks

20

 

      Upgrade for paralleled and 4-sided cuts     

      Down-grade for ragged edges

 

5

Flavor (points reduced for honey that has been adversely affected by processing)

20

 

Total Points

100

 

 

Dept.

 

 

Class

 

 

Lot

   

1st

2nd

3rd

   

    A

3

1

Light Honey, Comb - pint jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

    A

3

2

Dark Honey, Comb - pint jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

    A

3

3

Light Honey, Comb - quart jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

    A

3

4

Dark Honey, Comb - quart jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

    A

3

5

Light Honey, Comb - 1 lb. flat

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

    A

3

6

Dark Honey, Comb - 1 lb. flat

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

7

Light Honey, Chunk - pint jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

8

Dark Honey, Chunk - pint jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

9

Light Honey, Chunk - quart jar

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

10

Dark Honey, Chunk - quart jar

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

11

Light Honey, Chunk - 1 lb. flat

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

12

Dark Honey, Chunk - 1 lb. flat

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

Score Card for Judging Honey, Extracted

1

Density (water content between 18.6% and 15.5%)

20

2

Absence of crystals

10

3

Cleanliness

30

 

      Without Lint                 7

      Without Dirt                10

      Without Wax                7

      Without Foam              6

 

4

Accuracy of filling and uniformity

20

5

Flavor (Points reduced for honey that has been adversely affected by processing)

20

 

Total Points

100

 

Dept.

Class

Lot

   

1st

2nd

3rd

   

Regular Honey

 

    A

3

13

Light Honey, extracted - 1 lb. jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

    A

3

14

Dark Honey, extracted - 1 lb. jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

    A

3

15

Light Honey, extracted - 2 lb. jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

    A

3

16

Dark Honey, extracted - 2 lb. jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

    A

3

17

Light Honey, extracted - 1 quart jar

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

    A

3

18

Dark Honey, extracted - 1 quart jar

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

19

Light Honey, extracted - 1 pint jar

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

20

Dark Honey, extracted - 1 pint jar

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

Specialty Honey

 

   A

3

21

Sourwood - 1 quart jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

22

Sourwood - 1 pint jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

23

Buckwheat - 1 quart jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

24

Buckwheat - 1 pint jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

25

Canola - 1 quart jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

26

Canola - 1 pint jar

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

27

Creamed Honey - Non-Flavored

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

Other Beekeeping Products

 

   A

3

28

Beeswax

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

   A

3

29

Beeswax Products

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

                     

Class 4 - Fruit and Melon Crops

Dept.

Class

Lot

   

1st

2nd

3rd

     

A

4

1

Muscadine Grapes (10)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

4

2

Peaches (5)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

4

3

Pears (3)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

4

4

Cantaloupe (1)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

4

5

Honeydew melon (1)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

4

6

Watermelon, small solid

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

4

7

Watermelon, medium solid

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

4

8

Watermelon, large solid

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

4

9

Watermelon, small striped

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

4

10

Watermelon, medium striped

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

4

11

Watermelon, large striped

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

Class 5 - Garden Crops

Dept.

Class

Lot

   

1st

2nd

3rd

     

A

5

1

Lima Beans (5 pods)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

2

String Beans (10)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

3

Cucumbers (5)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

4

Eggplant

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

5

Gourd, small

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

6

Gourd, large

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

7

Okra (5 pods)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

8

Field Peas, unshelled-10 pods

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

9

Popcorn (5 ears)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

10

Hot Peppers, red (5)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

11

Hot Peppers, green (5)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

12

Hot Peppers, other (5)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

13

Sweet Peppers, red (5)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

14

Sweet Peppers, green (5)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

15

Sweet Peppers, other (5)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

16

Irish Potatoes (5)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

17

Sweet Potatoes (5)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

18

Pumpkin, small

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

19

Pumpkin, medium

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

20

Pumpkin, large

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

21

Summer Squash (3)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

22

Winter Squash (1)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

23

Tomatoes, small red (10)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

24

Tomatoes, medium red (5)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

25

Tomatoes, large red (5)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

26

Tomatoes, small yellow (10)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

27

Tomatoes, medium yellow (5)

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

A

5

28

Tomatoes, large yellow (5)

 

$5.00

$4.00

$3.00

 

Lot Total: $12.00

 

Class HG - Home Garden Displays

Dept.

Class

Lot

   

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

   

A

HG

1

10 Different Vegetables

 

$50.00

$45.00

$40.00

$35.00

$30.00

Lot Total: $200.00

Department Total: $1,331.00