2017

DEPARTMENT J

AGRICULTURAL

PRODUCTS

 

Premiums Offered

$1,379.00

Scott Connelly, Superintendent

Phone 815/535-8408

Email-sconelly@morrisontech.edu

 

(Please note dates and times)

All entries must be in writing.

  All exhibits in Department J and K must be grown in Whiteside or adjoining counties.  All exhibits must be correctly labeled.

  Professional exhibitors may be barred on judgment of the superintendent.  No more than one sample of any variety of farm products on the same farm may be entered for premiums in Departments J and K.

  The exhibitor must be a resident of Whiteside or adjoining county and the bona fide raiser and owner of the articles exhibited.  Where quality is specified, exhibits must conform to requirements.

  Entries close at 4:00 PM the Friday before the fair.  Persons exhibiting must first secure a membership ticket for $20.00.

  All entries for premiums must be in the Agricultural Building by 4:00 PM the Monday before the fair.  Judging will start at 5:30 PM the same evening.  Rules will be strictly followed and no awards will be made on inferior exhibits even though there is no competition.

  All vegetables must have stems left on.

  Articles will be released at 4:00-6:00 PM on Saturday.  Building will close 6:00 PM Saturday.

 

Awards:

  Premier Exhibitor in Grains and Forages  

  Reserve Exhibitor in Grains and Forages  

  Premier Exhibitor in Vegetables

  Reserve Exhibitor in Vegetables

  A traveling trophy will be awarded to the Premier Exhibitor in departments J and K.  It will be awarded on a point basis with 5 points for a first place, 3 points for a second, and 1 point for a third place, with an additional 1 point for each entry made and creditably shown in Department J.  It will be awarded in honor of Mrs. L. A. Abbott who was Superintendent of these departments for a number of years.

   Trophies will remain on exhibit until articles are released on Saturday.

Section 1

GRAINS AND FORAGES

 

Premiums:1st-$6.00, 2nd-$5.00, 3rd-$4.00, 4th-$2.00

 

1400-Best And Greatest Variety-Premium: 1st-$21.00, 2nd-$16.00, 3rd-$11.00

        (Collection and display of only grain and forage of the farm, not fewer than 25 items, entered and grown by one farm.

 

2016 Crop

Gallon jars of grain shall be 7/8 full.

 

1401-Collection Of Grain, And/Or Forage-Premium: 1st-$8.00, 2nd-$6.00, 3rd-$4.00, 4th-$2.00

         (other than corn, five varieties,  ten stalks or stems each,  mounted on pegboard or similar surface and labeled

         correctly)(current years crop).

1402-One Gallon Jar Of Wheat

1403-One Gallon Jar Of Oats

1404-One Gallon Jar Of Rye

1405-One Gallon Jar Of Soybeans

1406-One Gallon Jar Of Shelled Corn

 

2017 Crop

1407-Best Ear Of Corn

1408-Longest Ear Of Corn

1409-Single Stalk Hill Corn In Container-Premium: 1st-$8.00, 2nd-$6.00, 3rd-$4.00, 4th-$2.00

1410-Two Or More Stalk Hill Of Corn In Container-Premium: 1st-$8.00, 2nd-$6.00, 3rd-$4.00, 4th-$2.00

1411-Best 4” Slice Of Alfalfa

1412-Best 4” Slice Of Grass Hay

1414-Best 4” Slice Of Mixed Hay

1415-Best 4” Slice Of Oat Straw

1416-Best 4” Slice of Wheat Straw

 

2017 Crop

1419-Best Five Ears Field Corn-Premium: 1st-$8.00, 2nd-$6.00, 3rd-$4.00, 4th-$2.00

1421-Best Five Ears Of Popcorn w/husk (do not peel back)

1422-Best Five Ears Of Indian Or Calico Corn w/husks (do not peel back)

1423-Five Stalks Soybeans bundled

1424-Scarecrow-1st- Trophy donated by American Gear, Prophetstown, IL & $21.00, 2nd-$16.00,  3rd-$11.00, 4th-$6.00

 

Section 2

VEGETABLES

 

  Premiums: 1st-$6.00, 2nd-$5.00, 3rd-$4.00, 4th-$2.00

 

All vegetables must have stems left on.

All ears of corn must have the husk, not peeled back. 

 

Classes 1427, 1428, 1429, and 1430 Vegetables only and basket when in title, no other display or show items.

 

1427-Best And Greatest Variety Display Of Garden Vegetables, Premium: 1st-$16.00, 2nd-$11.00, 3rd-$6.00, 4th-$4.00

         (entered by one  person-not fewer than 25 vegetables-no product or articles offered in collection can be entered for any

         other  premium).

1428-Market Basket, ˝ Bushel Basket- Premium: 1st-$10.00, 2nd-$8.00, 3rd-$6.00, 4th-43.00

         8 varieties (no more, no less) only 2 articles of each variety.

1429-Best Display Of Storage Vegetables-Premium: 1st-$10.00, 2nd-$8.00, 3rd-$6.00, 4th-$4.00

         6 only of sweet potatoes, potatoes, root crops, cabbage, onions, pumpkin or squash.

1430-New England Boiled Dinner Basket-Premium: 1st-$10.00, 2nd-$8.00, 3rd-$6.00, 4th-$4.00

         Containing potatoes and three other boiling vegetables only.

1431-Gourds Best Assortment

1432-Five Snap Beans-yellow

1433-Five Snap Beans-green

1434-Two Zucchini-green

1435-Two Table Queen Squash

1436-Two Crook Neck Squash

1437-Two Buttercup Squash

1438-Two Butternut Squash

1439-Largest by weight Blue Hubbard Squash

1440-Most Unusual size, shape & color vegetable grown in 2017

1441-Three Miniature Pumpkins (orange)

1442-Largest Pumpkin by weight

1443-Best Pie Pumpkin (one)

1444-Best Sugar Baby Watermelon   (10 lb. and under w/2"stem)

1446-Largest Watermelon by weight (w/2" stem)

1447-One Muskmelon

1448-One Cabbage (do not peel)

1449-Three Carrots

1450-One Black Beauty Eggplant

1452-Three Red Onions (do not peel)

1453-Three White Onions (do not peel)

1454-Three Yellow Onions (do not peel)

1455-Largest Onion by weight (do not peel)

1456-Three Green Bell Peppers

1457-Three Habanero Peppers

1458-Three Jalapeno Peppers

1459-Three Sweet Banana Peppers

1460-Three Cucumbers for slicing

1461-Three Pickling Cucumbers (No less than 3” or no more than 4”)

1462-Three Table Beets

1463-Three Red Cherry Tomatoes (w/stems)

1464-Three Yellow Tomatoes (w/stems) (not pear or cherry)

1465-Three Preserving Roma Tomatoes (w/stems)

1466-Three Yellow Pear Tomatoes (w/stems)

1467-Three Red Pear Tomatoes (w/stems)

1468-Three Green (not ripe) Red Tomatoes (w/stems)

1469-Three Tomatoes (any other red variety) (w/stems)

1470-Largest Tomato by weight (w/stem)

1471-Three Heirloom Tomatoes (w/stem)

1472-Three Turnips

1473-Largest Sunflower by diameter

1474-Figure of Scene Made Of Fresh Vegetables, Trophy

         Leave stems on all vegetables.  Plates will be furnished by vegetable department. (Descriptive name required, such

         as Jolly Green Giant, etc.)

1476-Best Decorated Pumpkin

1477-Best Five Ears of Yellow Sweet Corn with husk, not peeled back

1478-Best Five Ears of Yellow and White Mixed Sweet Corn with husk, not peeled back

 

Section 3

                                                                             POTATOES

 

 Premiums : 1st-$5.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00, 4th-$2.00

 

  Potatoes for show must be brushed, not washed, free from dirt and run as uniform in size and shape as possible.

1480-White Potatoes (five pounds)

1481-Red Potatoes (five pounds)

1482-Mr. or Mrs. Potato Head, trophy (to include no more than head, neck and shoulder).

 

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT PJ

JUNIOR AGRICULTURAL

PRODUCTS

 

Premiums Offered

$855.50

Scott Connelly, Superintendent

Phone 815/535-8408

Email-sconelly@morrisontech.edu

 

All entries must be in writing.

 

  Entries are confined to any boy or girl who are between 8 and 18 years of age as of September 1. 2016.

  Entries close 4:00 PM the Friday before the fair.

  All requirements for junior exhibits are the same as those for Department J, Agricultural Products.

  Entries must be checked in by department personnel by 4:00 PM on the Monday before the fair.  Articles will be judged that evening.

  All exhibits to be put in place by the exhibitors.  Rules will be strictly followed and no awards will be made on inferior exhibits even though there is no competition.

  All vegetables must have stems left on.

  Exhibitors must secure a membership ticket for $20.00.  Exhibitors 11 and under  may enter by purchasing a children’s weekly pass for $5.00

 

Awards:

 Jr. Premier Exhibitor in Grains and Forage award

 Jr. Reserve Premier Exhibitor in Grains and Forage award

 Jr. Premier Exhibitor in Vegetables award 

 Jr. Reserve Premier Exhibitor in Vegetables by

  Classes 2400 through 2416 must be year 2016 & 2017 crop same as open class.

  Plates will be furnished by vegetable department.

 

 

Section 1

GRAINS

 

Premiums: 1st-$6.00, 2nd-$5.00, 3rd-$4.00, 4th-$2.00

 

Gallon jars of grain shall be 7/8 full.

 

2016 Crop

2400-One Gallon Jar Of Wheat

2401-One Gallon Jar Of Oats

2402-One Gallon Jar Of Rye

2403-One Gallon Jar Of Soybeans

2404-One Gallon Jar Of Shelled Corn

2017 Crop

2405-Best Ear Of Field Corn

2406-Longest Ear Of Corn

2407-Single Stalk Hill Of Corn

2408-2 or more Stalks of Corn

2409-Best 4” Slice Of Alfalfa

2410-Best 4" Slice Of Grass Hay

2411-Best 4" Slice Of Mixed Hay

2412-Best 4” Slice Of Wheat Straw

2413-Best 4" Slice Of Oat Straw

2414-Best Display Of Farm Grains And Products From Above Classes.  Premium: 1st-$8.00, 2nd-$6.00, 3rd-$4.00, 4th-$2.00

         (five kinds only)(NO VEGETABLES ALLOWED)

2415-Five Stalks Soybeans in bundle

2416-Best Five Ears Of Field Corn

2417-Small Scarecrow Premium: 1st-Trophy sponsored by Howard Scott Family, Cordova, IL & $8.00, 2nd-$6.00,

         3rd- $4.00, 4th-2.00 No more and no less than 36" tall.

 

 

Section 2

VEGETABLES

 

Premiums: 1st-$4.00, 2nd-$3.00, 3rd$2.50, 4th-$2.00

 

All vegetables must have stems left on.

All ears of corn must have the husk, not peeled back.

 

2418-Red Potatoes (five pounds)

2419-White Potatoes (five pounds)

2420-Three White Onions (do not peel)

2421-Three Red Onions (do not peel)

2422-ThreeYellow Onions (do not peel)

2423-ThreeTurnips

2424-ThreeTable Beets

2425-Three Pickle Cucumbers (No less than 3” or no more than 4” long)

2426-Three Slicing Cucumbers

2427-Three Carrots

2428-Three Green Bell Peppers

2429-Three Habanero Peppers

2430-Three Jalapeno Peppers

2431-Three Sweet Banana Peppers

2432-Three Tomato –Roma (w/stems)

2433-Three Tomato-yellow(w/stems)(not pear or cherry)

2434-Three Red Cherry Tomato (w/stems)

2435-Three Tomato-red (any red variety) (w/stems)

2436-Three Tomato-Yellow Pear (w/stems)

2437-Three Tomato-Red Pear (w/stems)

2438-Three Red Tomato-Green (not ripe) (w/stems)

2439-Three Heirloom Tomatoes (w/stem)

2440-One Eggplant-Black Beauty

2441-Five Snap Beans-green

2442-Five Snap Beans-yellow

2444-Best Sugar Baby Watermelon (10# and under w/2" stem)

2445-Best Muskmelon

2446-Largest Watermelon by weight w/2" stem

2447-Largest Blue Hubbard Squash by weight

2448-One Crook Neck Squash

2449-One Butternut Squash

2450-One Buttercup Squash

2451-One Table Ace Queen Squash

2452-Most Unusual size & shape vegetable grown in 2017

2453-Two Zucchini-green

2454-Largest Pumpkin by weight

2455-Three Miniature Pumpkins (orange)

2456-Five Ears Sweet Corn- yellow with husk, do not peel back

2457-Five Ears Sweet Corn-mixed with husk, do not peel back

2458-One Head of Cabbage

2459-Largest Sunflower by diameter

2460-Best Display Of Gourds

2461-Best Display Of Above Produce -Premium: 1st-$11.00, 2nd-$9.00, 3rd-$6.00, 4th-$4.00

         (5 kinds only) (vegetable only)

2462-Best Decorated Pumpkin

2463-Best Display Of Vegetables In Little Red Wagon.  No more than a total of ten vegetables in wagon.  May have a piece of

         material to cover the wagon, but no extras at all.

Winner of class 2463 will  receive a trophy sponsored by Kyle Miller Memorial Fund, Prophetstown, IL.