Field Crops, Garden & Honey

Jackie Behler (14) at Kenton County Fair

August 4, 1966

 

Thanks to KY Post via Kenton County Public Library Archives

 

OPEN CLASS FIELD CROPS, GARDEN & HONEY GENERAL RULES:

GENERAL RULES:

Registration will be from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 15, 2018.

All exhibitors are limited to one entry in each class, but may exhibit in all classes.

Decisions of the judges are final.

Danish System will NOT be used in judging this division. The prize money for each class follows that class.

1st, 2nd and 3rd (Blue, Red and White Ribbons) placing will be awarded ONLY if it is merited. If the entry(s) is (are) deemed not worthy of 1st, 2nd or 3rd place by the judge, the judge will award the entry the prize it deserves.

Exhibitors must be present to claim their prize money and entries. Awards and ribbons will not be mailed.

Discharge is on Sunday, July 15, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. First pick up your entries, then pick up your cash awards.

Entries left unclaimed become the property of the Kenton County Fair Board.
 

EXHIBITORS RESPONSIBILITIES:

Select the class prior to registration. Improperly classified entries will not be judged.

Supply the appropriate containers for the flower, plants and arrangements, and honey and sweeteners categories.

Provide name and address prior to entering crops.

Ensure that all entries have been grown or produced in Kenton County by the exhibitor.

Entrance into a category stipulates you have read and will abide by these rules.

Questions are to be directed to the appropriate fair official prior to entrance into a class.
 

VEGETABLE, FRUIT, HERB AND FIELD CROPS:

Will be judged based on USDA Standards, except in the unique or unusual category.

All Entries must be true to form.

All corn (field and sweet) and hay entries are to be fastened or bound together.
 

CUT FLOWERS AND ROSES:

Judging is at the judges' discretion.

Specimens must be washed

All flower stems, except lilies, should include foliage

Foliage will be considered in the judging.

Single specimen flowers (large and small) shall be displayed in a beverage bottle of suitable size.

Exhibitors are to provide containers with labels removed (to make display more attractive.)

ARRANGEMENTS AND PLANTS:

Judging is at the judges’ discretion.

Arrangements should be displayed in appropriate or suitable container that does not distract from the overall appearance.

Container will be supplied by exhibitor.

Arrangements should contain at least 51% of the items specified

Accessories should be less than 49% of the total items in the container.

**MASTER GARDENERS-

A SPECIAL AWARD WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE KENTON COUNTY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE MASTER GARDENER WITH THE MOST RIBBON POINTS IN OPEN HORTICULTURE CLASSES. (3 POINTS FOR BLUE, 2 FOR RED AND 1 FOR WHITE) **WHEN ENTERING YOUR ITEMS BE SURE TO MENTION THAT YOU ARE A MASTER GARDENER!**

 

 

FIELD CROPS

1st place - $5, 2nd Place - $3, Third Place - $1

 

FC 01 Corn, Yellow, Cleaned, (6 ears)        

FC 02 Corn, White, Cleaned, (6 ears)        

FC 03 Hay, Alfalfa, (5 lbs)                      

FC 04 Hay, Alfalfa/Grass, (5 lbs)            

FC 05 Hay, Grass, (5 lbs)                     

FC 06 Hay, Red Clover, (5 lbs)             

FC 07 Hay, Red Clover/Grass, (5 lbs)    

FC 08 Hay, Mixed, (5 lbs)                  

FC 09 Hay, Other, (5 lbs)                 

FC 10 Tobacco, Green, (1 stick of 5 stalks)   

FC 11 Tobacco, Cured, (1 stick of 5 stalks)    

FC 12 Tobacco, Cured, (3 Hands)

 

 

FRUITS

First Place - $3, 2nd Place - $2, 3rd Place - $1

An entry consists of the designated number of fruits, as listed for each class number below. For example, an entry in "FR14, Pear Asian, (4)" means an entry of 4 Asian pears.  The remaining numbers refer to dollar amount of premiums paid for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placings in each class.

FR 01 Apples, Green, (4)         

FR 02 Apples, Red, (4)           

FR 03 Apples, Striped, (4)      

FR 04 Apples, Yellow, (4)       

FR 05 Apples, Other, (4)        

FR 06 Blackberries, (10)        

FR 07 Blueberries, (10)         

FR 08 Gooseberries, (10)      

FR 09 Grapes, Blue, (Bunch)  

FR 10 Grapes, Red, (Bunch)    

FR 11 Grapes, White, (Bunch)  

FR 12 Peaches, Yellow, (4)      

FR 13 Peaches, White, (4)       

FR 14 Pears, Asian, (4)           

FR 15 Pears, Other, (4)           

FR 16 Plums, Any, (4)            

FR 17 Raspberries, (10)          

FR 18 Fruit, Other,(4)

 

 

 

 

HERBS & LEAFY GREENS

First Place - $3, 2nd Place - $2, 3rd Place - $1

HG 00 Basil, Any, Bunch                        

HG 01 Calendula, Any, Bunch                 

HG 02 Dill, Any, Bunch                        

HG 03 Endive, Any, Bunch                  

HG 04 Fennel, Any, Bunch                 

HG 05 Garlic, Any, Bunch                   

HG 06 Kale, Any, Bunch                            

HG 07 Lavender, Any, Bunch                    

HG 08 Lettuce, Any, Plate                      

HG 09 Lemon Verbena, Any, Bunch          

HG 10 Mint, Any, Bunch                         

HG 11 Mustard, Any, Plate                     

HG 12 Oregano, Any, Bunch                 

HG 13 Parsley, Any, Bunch                 

HG 14 Sage, Any, Bunch                   

HG 15 Salsify, Any, Bunch                

HG 16 Spinach, Any, Plate               

HG 17 Swiss chard, Any, Bunch        

HG 18 Thyme, Any, Bunch              

HG 19 Herb, Other, Bunch             

HG 20 Greens, Other, Bunch          

 

 

 

VEGETABLES

First Place - $3, 2nd Place - $2, 3rd Place - $1

 

Any entry consists of the designated number of vegetables, as listed for each serial class number below. For example, an entry in "VE17, Corn, Indian, (3)" means an entry of 3 ears of Indian corn.  The remaining numbers refer to dollar amount of premiums paid for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placings in each class.

VE 01 Beans, Green, Bush, (10)                   

VE 02 Beans, Pole, (10)                           

VE 03 Beans, Cranberry, (10)                  

VE 04 Beans, Purple, (10)                     

VE 05 Beans, Yellow Wax, (10)             

VE 06 Beans, Shellout, Dry, (10)          

VE 07 Beans, Lima, Large, (10)           

VE 09 Beans, Lima, Small, (10)          

VE 10 Beans, Other, (10)                  

VE 11 Beets, Any, (4)                     

VE 12 Cabbage, Red, (1)                

VE 13 Cabbage, Flat, (1)               

VE 14 Cabbage, Round, (1)          

VE 15 Cabbage, Chinese, (1)        

VE 16 Cabbage, Other, (1)          

VE 17 Corn, Indian, (3)             

VE 18 Corn, Pop, (3)               

VE 19 Corn, Sweet, Bi-Color, In-Husk, (3)  

VE 20 Corn, Sweet, Yellow, In-Husk, (3)       

VE 21 Corn, Sweet, White, In-Husk, (3)        

VE 22 Corn, Sweet, Other, (3)                   

VE 23 Cucumber, Slicing, (4)                   

VE 24 Cucumber, Pickling, (4)                

VE 25 Cushaw, (1)                              

VE 26 Eggplant, Purple, (1)                 

VE 27 Eggplant, White, (1)                 

VE 28 Eggplant, Other, (1)                

VE 49 Gourds, Small (4) Not Dried    

VE 59 Gourds, Large (4) Not Dried    

VE 60   Gourds, Other (4) Not Dried 

VE 30 Muskmelon, Any, (1)             

VE 31 Onions, Green, (6)               

VE 32 Onions, Red, (4)                

VE 33 Onions, Yellow, (4)           

VE 34 Onions, White, (4)           

VE 35 Onions, Other, (4)           

VE 36 Okra, Green, (4)             

VE 37 Okra, Purple, (4)            

VE 38 Okra, Other, (4)            

VE 39 Parsnips, (4)               

VE 40 Peppers, Banana Peppers, (4) 

VE 41 Peppers, Cayenne, (4)           

VE 42 Peppers, Jalapeno, (4)                     

VE 43 Peppers, Large Green, (4)               

VE 44 Peppers, Large Red, (4)                 

VE 45 Peppers, Large Chocolate, (4)        

VE 46 Peppers, Large Yellow, (4)                           

VE 47 Peppers, Pimento, (4)                               

VE 48 Peppers, Other, (4)                                

VE 50 Potatoes, Red, (4)                               

VE 51 Potatoes, White, (4)                           

VE 52 Potatoes, Sweet White, (4)                

VE 53 Potatoes, Sweet Red, (4)                  

VE 54 Potatoes, Any Fingerlings (4)           

VE 55 Pumpkin, Pie-Type, (1)                   

VE 56 Pumpkin, Jack-O-Lantern, (1)         

VE 57 Pumpkin, Miniature, (1)                

VE 58 Pumpkin, Other, (1)                    

VE 61 Radishes, Chinese, (4)                

VE 62 Radishes, Red, (4)                    

VE 63 Radishes, White, (4)                

VE 64 Rhubarb, Red, (4)                  

VE 65 Rhubarb, Pink, (4)                

VE 66 Squash, Summer, Crookneck, (3)                

VE 67 Squash, Summer, Straightneck, (3)            

VE 68 Squash, Summer, Zucchini, (3)                 

VE 69 Squash, Summer, Other, (3)                   

VE 70 Squash, Winter, Acorn, (1)                     

VE 71 Squash, Winter, Butternut, (1)               

VE 72 Squash, Other, (1)                             

VE 73 Tomatoes, Cherry, Red, (4)                

VE 74 Tomatoes, Cherry, Yellow, (4)           

VE 75 Tomatoes, Italian Type, (4)              

VE 76 Tomatoes, Plum, Small, Red, (4)       

VE 77 Tomatoes, Plum, Small, Yellow, (4)   

VE 78 Tomatoes, Pink, (4)                      

VE 79 Tomatoes, Red, (4)                     

VE 80 Tomatoes, Yellow, (4)                

VE 81 Tomatoes, Other, (4)                 

VE 82 Turnips, Any, (4)                     

VE 83 Watermelon, Round, Big, (1)     

VE 84 Watermelon, Round, Small, (1)  

VE 85 Watermelon, Oblong, (1)          

VE 86 Watermelon, Other (1)            

VE 87 Vegetable, Other-Not Listed (1)

 

 

 

MOST UNIQUE & UNUSUAL

1st Place - $3, 2nd Place - $2, 1st Place - $1

 

MU 01 Apple, Largest                                  

MU 02 Peach, Largest                               

MU 03 Tomato, Largest                          

MU 04 Fruit, Other, Largest                   

MU 05 Most Unusual Fruit                   

MU 06 Pumpkin, Largest  ($10, $7, $5)   

MU 07 Watermelon, Largest   ($10, $7, $5)

MU 08 Zucchini, Largest                       

MU 09 Vegetable, Not-Listed-Other, Largest

 

 

 

FLOWERS

1st Place - $3, 2nd Place - $2, 1st Place - $1

 

Cut Flowers - Large, Individual Specimen:

FL 01 Begonia (Tuber)-Begonia x tuberhybrida    

FL 02 Butterflyweed, Milkweed-Asclepias spp.    

FL 03 Carnation-Dianthus caryophyllus             

FL 04 Canna-Canna x generalis                      

FL 05 Cleome-Cleome hassleriana                 

FL 06 Cockscomb Plumed-Celosia argentea    

FL 07 Cockscomb Crested-Celosia argentea    

FL 08 Coneflower-Echinacea purpurea          

FL 09 Cosmos-Cosmos spp.                       

FL 10 Dahlia (8" and over)-Dahlia x hybrida  

FL 11 Black-eyed Susan, Rudbeckias-Rudbekia spp.

FL 12

FL 13 Daisy, Shasta-Leucanthemum x superbum 

FL 14 Daisy, Other                                       

FL 15 Delphinium-Delphinium spp.               

FL 16 Foxglove-Digitalis purpurea               

FL 17 Gladiolus-Gladiolus spp.                     

FL 18 Geranium (Zonal-Annual)-Pelargonium x hortorum 

FL 19 Lily, Asiatic-Lillium sp.                               

FL 20 Daylily-Hemerocallis spp.                         

FL 21                                                               

FL 22 Lily, Other-Lillium sp.                            

FL 23 Marigold (Large)-Tagetes sp.                 

FL 24 Monarda, Bee balm-Monarda spp.         

FL 25

FL 26 Phlox-Phlox spp.                              

FL 27 Russian Sage-Perovskia atriplicifolia   

FL 28 Snapdragon-Antirrhinum majus        

FL 29 Sunflower (8" and over)-Helianthus annuus    

FL 30 Yarrow-Achillea spp.                                  

FL 31 Zinnia (Large)-Zinnia spp.                         

FL 32 Any Other Flower (Large)                        

FL 33 Calla lily-Zantedeschia aethiopica           

FL 34 Astilbe-Astilbe x arendsii                     

FL 35 Hibiscus, Swamp rose mallow-Hibiscus spp.   

FL 36 Hollyhocks-Alcea rosea                             

 

Cut Flowers - Small, Individual Specimen:

FS 01 Aster-Aster alpinus                                    

FS 02 Bachelor Button-Centaurea cyanus             

FS 03 Begonia (Wax)-Begonia spp.                    

FS 04 Coral Bells-Heuchera spp.                      

FS 05 Coreopsis-Coreopsis spp.                     

FS 06 Dahlia (under 8")-Dahlia x hybrida        

FS 07 Ganzania-Ganzania ringens                 

FS 08 Geranium (Perennial)-Geranium sp.      

FS 09

FS 10 Impatiens, Double-Impatiens spp.        

FS 11 Impatiens, Single-Impatiens spp.         

FS 12 Marigold (small)-Tagetes spp.             

FS 13 Moss Rose-Portulaca grandiflora        

FS 14 Pansy, viola-Viola spp.                     

FS 15 Petunia, Double-Petunia x hybrida    

FS 16 Petunia, Single-Petunia x hybrida     

FS 17 Platycodon/Balloon Flower-Platycodon grandiflorus 

FS 18 Sunflower (under 8")-Helianthus annuus        

FS 19 Sweet William-Dianthus barbatus                 

FS 20 Torenia-Torenia fournerei                         

FS 21 Verbena-Verbena spp.                             

FS 22 Vinca-Catharanthus roseus                    

FS 23 Zinnia (Small)-Zinnia sp.                      

FS 24 Hostas-Hosta spp.                            

FS 25 Liatris-Liatris spicata                       

FS 26 Any Other Flower (Small)                

 

Shrub and Vine Flowers:

FW 01 Althea/Rose of Sharon-Hibiscus syriacus     

FW 02 Clematis                                             

FW 03 Hydrangea                                       

FW 04

FW 05 Butterfly bush-Buddleia spp.             

FW 07 Any Other Woody Ornamental          

                                 

 

 

 

PLANTS AND ARRANGEMENTS

1st place - $5, 2nd Place - $3, Third Place - $1

 

Plants:

PA 01 Hanging Baskets Non-Flowering, Foliage   

PA 02 Hanging Baskets Flowering                    

PA 03 Non-Hanging Basket Non-Flowering, Foliage

PA 04 Non-Hanging Basket Flowering                 

PA 05 Container Vegetables                             

PA 06 Container Herbs                                 

PA 06 Fairy Gardens*                                

*Fairy Gardens are miniature gardens with cacti, succulents, and other small plants and decorations to attract fairies.  Garden must contain at least three different kinds of plants; container may not weigh more than 20 lbs. or be larger than 15" in any direction.  May not contain live animals or artificial plants.

 

Arrangements:

AM 01 Vegetable ($10, $7, $5)                                  

AM 02 Fruit ($10, $7, $5)

AM 03 Dried or Preserved Materials                       

AM 04 Fresh Flowers Large                                

AM 05 Fresh Flowers Small                              

AM 06 Fresh Flowers Any Combination             

AM 07 Roses Large                                      

AM 08 Roses Miniature                              

AM 09 Roses Any Combination                  

AM 10 Combination of Above Classes        

        

 

 

 

ROSES

1st Place - $3, 2nd Place - $2, 1st Place - $1

 

Disbudded/Single/Hybrid Tea Roses:

RS 01 Mauve/Russet                                  

RS 02 Orange                                        

RS 03 Orange Blend                             

RS 04 Pink                                      

RS 05 Pink Blend                           

RS 06 Red                                 

RS 07 Red Blend                       

RS 08 White                          

RS 09 White Blend                

RS 10 Yellow                       

RS 11 Yellow Blend              

RS 12 Any Other Color or Blend 

Shrub Roses (Grandiflora, Floribunda, and Shrub Roses)​

(More than one bloom per stem):

RE 01 Mauve/Russet                                

RE 02 Orange                                      

RE 03 Orange Blend                           

RE 04 Pink                                     

RE 05 Pink Blend                          

RE 06 Red                                 

RE 07 Red Blend                       

RE 08 White                          

RE 09 White Blend                  

RE 10 Yellow                         

RE 11 Yellow Blend                

RE 12 Any Other Color or Blend

Miniature Roses (One or more blooms per stem):

RM 01 Mauve/Russet                                  

RM 02 Orange                                        

RM 03 Orange Blend                             

RM 04 Pink                                      

RM 05 Pink Blend                           

RM 06 Red                                  

RM 07 Red Blend                        

RM 08 White                           

RM 09 White Blend                 

RM 10 Yellow                        

RM 11 Yellow Blend               

RM 12 Any Other Color or Blend

 

HONEY & SWEETENERS

First Place - $5, 2nd Place - $3, 3rd Place - $1

 

HS 01 Honey, Amber, Extracted, (1Qt)               

HS 02 Honey, Amber with Comb, (1Qt)            

HS 03 Honey, Dark , Extracted, (1Qt)              

HS 04 Honey, Dark, with Comb, (1Qt)            

HS 05 Honey, Light, Extracted, (1Qt)            

HS 06 Honey, Light, with Comb, (1Qt)         

HS 07 Sorghum, Dark, (1Qt)                     

HS 08 Sorghum, Light, (1Qt)                  

HS 08 Any other sweeteners, inc. maple syrup