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Chairperson – Kim Black


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 material.

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 and comb thickness.

Judging Criteria for Jar Honey will be as follows:

  • Absence of crystals
  • Cleanliness:  free of lint, dirt, wax, foam
  • Container Appearance:  cleanliness and neatness