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AGRICULTURE
DEPARTMENT - Garden, Farm, and Fruit Produce
CHAIRPERSON - Kim Black
SPECIAL RULES AND JUDGING CRITERIA
Garden Produce, Fruits and Vegetables
• Exhibitors should not wash produce before displaying
• Onions and beets should have a 2" stem
• Onions should not be peeled
• Stems should be removed from tomatoes
Judging Suggestions - 'Based on Consumer Appeal
• Entries should be of uniform size and shape
• Entries should be of good color and free of blemishes
• Produce should not be over ripe and spoiled
• Hay should be green and leafy, free of mold, dust or other foreign objects. It should
be cut and cured at the proper stage and have a desirable smell
• Grains should be free of mold, broken grains and foreign materials
Judging Criteria for 5x5 Comb Honey will be as follows:
• Neatness and uniformity of cut; Absence of liquid honey
• Absence of watery caps, uncapped cells and pollen
• Cleanliness of the product
• Appearance: color, structure, comb thickness
Judging Criteria of Jar Honey will be as follows:
• Absence of crystals
• Cleanliness: free of lint, dirt, wax, foam
• Container Appearance: Cleanliness and neatness
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