YOUTH HORTICULTURE DIVISION 

Harvey Franklin and Steve Howerton

Total premiums offered: $300

Maximum $4 for a Blue Ribbon. 

 

Bring exhibit in small, clear, disposable soft drink bottle to insure uniformity of show, for classes Y-9 through Y-18. **

Y561  Environmental Awareness: one page description of project must accompany item (type or printed neatly) to be eligible for entry. Select

topic from: tree planting on city property, roadways, parks, etc, home landscaping, or composting. 

Y562  Production and Marketing: Vegetable garden planted for home and/or market use, the planting, production, or management of fruit

plantings, the planting, production, or management of trees, shrubs, greenhouse crops or garden perennials.

Y563  Experimental Horticulture: one page description of project must accompany entry item. Select from: "Science Fair" type of exhibit involving

experimental work with plants, comparison of different varieties of vegetables or annual flowers, comparison of mulching or other cultural practices.

Y564  Horticultural Project Exhibits: one page description of project must accompany entry. Select: how to propagate plants, how to force spring

bulbs, how to start seeds, or how to dry herbs.

 

Plant Displays

Note: these items may not be watered daily. Enter at your own risk.

Y565    Terrariums

Y566    Dish Gardens (desert or tropical)

Y567    Vegetable bucket garden (grown in container)

Y568    Annual container garden (non-vegetable)

Y569    House plants

Y570    Hanging baskets

Y571    Herb Container Garden

Y572    Window Box Display

Y573    Upcycle Container Garden (Previously used container recycled, example, wood pallet garden).

Y574    Garden and/or Orchard Display – exhibit as many different fruits and/or vegetables from their garden as desired. Any size or type

(minimum of five types) of produce may be displayed. The exhibit must be in a display container (box or basket) which can be easily moved.

YLC1    Arrangement-bud vase

YLC2    Arrangement-symmetrical design

YLC3    Arrangement-free style design

YLC4    Double Bloom Petunia

YLC5    Single Bloom Petunia

YLC6    Marigold Bloom

YLC7    Rose Bloom

YLC8    Zinnia Bloom   

YLC9    Other Annual Bloom

YLC10  Coleus Foliage (1 stem, highly colored)

YLC11  Gladioli Bloom

YLC12  Blooming Potted Plant

YLC13  Dahlia Bloom

YLC14  Daylily, yellow tones

YLC15  Daylily, red tones

YLC15A    Daylily, pink tones   

YLC15B    Daylily, peach

YLC15C    Daylily, bi-color

YLC15D    Daylily, any other

 

GARDEN YOUTH DIVISION

Total Premiums Offered-$300

Maximum $4 for Blue Ribbon.

Bring exhibits on paper plates in sealable plastic bags. *Exhibits may not be returned to exhibitor. *

575    Tomato (3 per plate) Must be ripe (red or yellow color only) cherry type

576    Tomato (3 per plate) beef steak

577    Tomato (3 per plate) heirloom 

578    Peppers, hot (3 per plate)

579    Peppers – bell (3 per plate)

580    Peppers – sweet (3 per plate)

581    Cucumbers, slicing (3 per plate) 

582    Cucumbers, pickling (3 per plate)

583    Beans, snap or lima (6 per plate)

584    Corn, sweet (in the husk with silks) (2 ears per plate)

585    Cantaloupe (1 whole), halved

586    Squash, summer (2 per plate)

587    Eggplant (2 per plate)

588    Potato (3 per plate)

589    Largest tomato (by weight; must be ripe, red or yellow only)

590    Largest pumpkin (by weight)

591    Largest watermelon

YLC16    Onions (3) not peeled

YLC17    Cabbage (1 head)

YLC18    Carrots (plate of 3)

YLC19    Beets (3 topped)

YLC20    Broccoli (1 bunch)

YLC21    Okra (4)

YLC22    Zucchini Squash (2)

YLC23    Any other squash (2)

YLC24    Any other vegetable (not listed)

YLC25    Red Delicious Apples (2)

YLC26    Golden Delicious Apples (2)

YLC27    Grimes Golden Apples (2)

YLC28    Johnathan or Red Johnathan Apples (2)

YLC29    Granny Smith Apples (2)

YLC30    Pears (2)

YLC31    Grapes (1 bunch)   

YLC32    Any other summer variety apples, Not listed (2)

YLC33    June Apples (2)

YLC34    Blueberries (10)

YLC35    Plums (2)

YLC36    Peas (4)

YLC37    Peaches (2)

YLC38    Blackberries (4)

 

FIELD CROPS YOUTH DIVISION

Total premiums offered $100.00

Maximum $4.00 for blue ribbon

 

TOBACCO (Division 2101)

4-H Exhibitor with highest total points is awarded the best exhibitor award and will receive an engraved plaque offered by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. To be eligible, exhibitor must enter three of the following classes:

*Burley - Stripped Dark Stripped

*Burley - Best Crop Green Stick - Dark

*Green Stick Burley Dark - Best Crop

*Potted Burley Potted Dark

 

Burley Division - Stripped

5    Flying

6    Lug

7    Leaf

8    Tip

 

Burley - Best Crop

15     Best Crop, 4-H, 4 grades

 

Dark Tobacco

26     4-H Best Crop (2 hands – 20 leaves each grade)

 

Green Dark Tobacco (By Sticks)

31     Dark

 

Growing Dark Tobacco Plant

33     Best potted growing plant of Dark Tobacco

 

Green Tobacco (by sticks)

36     Burley

39     Best potted growing plant of Burley Tobacco

All potted plants will become the property of the Kentucky State Fair and after judging will be used as decorations throughout the Fair for promotion of the Tobacco Department.

 

HAY     (1/2 bale)

Y600   Alfalfa hay, ½ bale (no full bales accepted) from the current year's project crop, neatly tied and labeled

Y601   Red clover hay, ½ bale (no full bales accepted) from the current year's project crop, neatly tied and labeled

Y602   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

Y603  Other grass 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

Y604  Mixed hay, ½ bale (no full bales accepted) from this current year's project crop, neatly tied and labeled. 

 

YELLOW CORN 

Y605    Yellow-ear from previous year’s crop, 8 ears shucked

Y606    Yellow-ear, from current year’s crop, 8 ears shucked

Y607    Yellow-shelled, from previous year’s crop, 0.5 gallon in a container, and labeled to show variety and yield

 

WHITE CORN

Y608    White-ear from previous year’s crop, 8 ears shucked, and labeled with variety and yield

Y609    White-ear, from current year’s crop, 8 ears shucked, and labeled with variety and yield

Y610    White-shelled from previous year’s crop, 0.5 gallon in a container, and labeled to show variety and yield

 

POPCORN

Y611    White popcorn-ear from previous year’s crops, 8 ears shucked, and labeled with variety and yield

Y612    Red popcorn-ear from previous year’s crops, 8 ears shucked, and labeled with variety and yield

Y613    Yellow popcorn-ear from previous year’s crop, 8 ears shucked, and labeled with variety and yield
 

FIELD SOYBEANS

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 SORGUM (milo)

617     Grain 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.

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.