DIVISION  6018
4-H Crops Project

Premiums- $3 - $2 - $1

 

1. See General Rules applying to all 4-H exhibitors and general rules applying to all exhibits other than livestock previously listed in this catalog.
2. Grain samples must be of good quality and free from foreign matter.  The Superintendent has the authority to refuse any and all entries due to excess chaff, rodent pellets, mold, musty, foreign materials, or anything that makes is unsuitable for display.  Do not bring grains in glass containers. Grain must be in one (1) gallon zip lock bags.  Neither the container nor the grain will be returned. Id tags and yield/variety information must be attached to bag.
3. Bring ½ hay bale securely bound with cord or twine.  Place ½ hay bale in a large double strength garbage bag. Tags must be attached to the bale and not the bags-Print id tags on cardstock with a hole punched in the corner and attached using rubber bands to the bale.
4. Legume hay shall consist of 85%  if the class designed legume.  Grass hay shall be 85% of the class-designed grass.  Mixed hay should contain only one eligible grass and one eligible legume.  The legume component shall be at least 30 percent alfalfa and not more than 70% legume.  Eligible legumes are alfalfa, red clover, and ladino clover.  Eligible grasses are timothy, Bermuda grass, orchard grass, tall fescue and rye grass.
5. The field corn and popcorn will be exhibited in trays provided by the State Fair. Variety and yield information must be included.
6. No grain exhibits will be returned. Hay will be returned to your county.
7. Roots of soybeans must be washed.
8. Each county may have one entry per class. Exhibitor is limited to 1 entry per class.  Exhibitor is not limited to number of classes entered.

 

CLASSES
LEGUME HAY: 

600  Alfalfa hay, ½ bale (no full bales accepted) from the current year's project crop, neatly tied and labeled.
601 Red clover hay, ½ bale (no full bales accepted) from the current year's project crop, neatly tied and labeled.
GRASS HAY: 
602  Timothy Hay, ½ bale (no full bales accepted) from this current year's project crop, neatly tied and labeled.  Place hay in a double strength plastic bag.
603  Other Grass Hay, ½ bale (no full bales accepted) from the current year's project crop, neatly tied and labeled.  Place hay in a double strength plastic bag.
MIXED HAY:
604  Mixed Hay, ½ bale (no full bales accepted) from the current year's project crop, neatly tied and labeled.
YELLOW CORN: 
605 Yellow-ear, from the previous year's crop, 8 ears shucked, and labeled with variety and yield.
606 Yellow-ear, from the current year's crop, 8 ears shucked, and labeled with variety and yield.
607 Yellow-shelled, from the previous year's crop, 0.5 gallon in a container, and labeled to show variety and yield.
WHITE CORN:
608 White-ear, from the previous year's crop, 8 ears shucked, and labeled with variety and yield.
609 White-ear, from the current year's crop, 8 ears shucked, and labeled with variety and yield.
610  White-shelled, from the previous year's crop, 0.5 gallon in a container, and labeled to show variety
and yield.
POPCORN: 
611  White Popcorn-ear, from the previous year's crop, 8 ears shucked, and labeled with variety and yield.
612 Red Popcorn-ear, from the previous year's crop, 8 ears shucked, and labeled with variety and yield.
613  Yellow Popcorn-ear, from the previous year's crop, 8 ears shucked, and labeled with variety and yield.
FIELD SOYBEANS (Oil): 
614  Soybeans from the current year's crop, three stalks tied together below leaves, with roots intact, but free of soil, and labeled to show variety.
615  Soybeans from the previous year's crop. 1-gallon zip lock bag, and labeled to show
variety and yield.
GRAIN SORGHUM (Milo): 
617 Grain Sorghum from the current year's crop, three stalks tied together below leaves, with roots in tact, but free of soil, and labeled to show variety.
618 Grain Sorghum from the previous year's crop, 1-gallon zip lock bag, and labeled to show variety and yield.
SWEET SORGHUM:
619 Sweet sorghum from the current year's crop, three stalks tied together below leaves, with roots intact, but free of soil, and labeled to show variety.
WHEAT (Soft, Red, Winter)
620 Wheat from the current year's crop, 0.5 gallon in a container, and labeled to show variety and yield.
621 Barley from the current year's crop, 0.5 gallon in a container, and labeled to show variety and yield.