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Michael Williams - Chairman
 
Rules & Regulations for Department

1. All exhibits must be received by 8:00 p.m. Tuesday.
2. Exhibits will be judged Wednesday 9:00 a.m.
3. Exhibits MUST be removed at 8:30 p.m. Saturday or they will be sold
    at auction.
4. In selecting vegetables for exhibition, choose such specimens that
    would bring the highest market price. Do not select the largest;
    select medium size specimens. If at all possible do not mix varieties.
5. The following factors are generally used by an expert vegetable judge.
    a. Trueness to variety, type. If at all possible, pick the specimens from
        one variety.
    b. Uniformity in shape, size and color.
    c. Be sure to pick out a perfect specimen, then select the others as
        similar to it as possible. Never mix specimens of different maturity.
    d. Protect from dirt, disease, infection, and mechanical damage. Select
        specimens that are perfect and show no blemishes of any kind.
    e. Condition and maturity. Be sure that exhibits are of high quality.
6. Read premium material carefully following all rules and regulations. If
    an entry calls for 5 specimens, be sure to exhibit that number;
    do not enter 4 or 6
. In any instance, your exhibits will be disqualified if     the correct number of specimens are not entered. Root crops should
    be displayed with tops off, unless specified otherwise.
7. Enter Exhibits - Monday 4-8 Tuesday4-8.

 
 
Section 1 Artichokes (5 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Jerusalem      
2. Wild      
Section 2 Beans - (dry shelled) 1 pint $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Edible Soybeans      
2. Horticultural      
3. Kidney      
4. Lima (large seeds)      
5. Lima (small seeds)      
6. Marrowfat      
7. Pea or Navy      
Section 3 Beans - (green shelled) 1 pint $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Edible Soybeans      
2. Horticultural      
3. Lima (large seeds)      
4. Lima (small seeds)      
5. Horticultural pole beans      
Section 4 Beans - Horticultural (1 pint) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Bush types      
2. Pole types      
Section 5 Beans - Lima (10 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Large seeded      
2. Pole Limas      
3. Small seeded      
Section 6 Beans - Snap - Bush types (1 pint) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Flat green pods      
2. Flat wax pods      
3. Round green pods      
4. Round wax pods      
5. Purple      
Section 7 Beans - Snap - Pole types (1 pint) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Flat green pods      
2. Round green pods      
3. Round yellow pods      
4. Flat yellow pods      
Section 8 Beets - 5 specimens, topped $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Globe shaped under 3"      
2. Globe shaped over 3"      
3. Half long      
4. Long Lutz types      
5. Mangels      
6. Largest single redbeet - globe by weight      
7. Largest single redbeet - long by weight      
Section 9 Broccoli - 1 large head $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Section 10 Brussel Sprouts (1 pint) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Section 11 Cabbage - 1 head $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Chinese types      
2. Early pointed      
3. Danish Ballhead types      
4. Domestic round      
5. Flat types      
6. Red types      
7. Savoy types      
8. Single largest head (by weight)      
Section 12 Carrots - 5 roots topped $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Half long (pointed)      
2. Half long (stump rooted)      
3. Long      
Section 13 Cauliflower - 1 head trimmed $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Purple types      
2. White types      
Section 14 Celery - (1 plant in soil) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Section 15 Corn (sweet) - 5 ears, husks on $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. White      
2. Yellow      
3. Bicolor      
Section 16 Cucumbers $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Pickling (under 3") - 10 specimens      
2. Pickling (3" to 5") - 5 specimens      
3. Slicing (over 5") - 5 specimens      
4. Slicing (over 12" extra long variety)- 2 specimens      
5. Round (3" to 5") - 5 specimens      
Section 17 Eggplant - 2 specimens $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Round      
2. Long      
Section 18 Endive - 1 plant in soil $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Broad leafed      
2. Green curled      
Section 19 Garlic (5 bulbs) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Section 20 Herbs (2 bunches in water) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Dill      
2. Lavendar      
3. Mint (tea)      
4. Rosemary      
5. Sage      
6. Sweet Basil      
7. Thyme      
8. Any other      
9. Collection (6 or more kinds) attractively displayed,
unlimited number
$ 7.00 $ 6.00 $ 5.00
Section 21 Horseradish - 3 roots (1' minimum dia.) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Section 22 Kale - 1 plant in soil $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Section 23 Kohlrabi - 5 specimens $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Section 24 Leek - 5 stalks - Tops Trimmed $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Section 25 Lettuce -1 plant in soil $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Butter head types      
2. Crisp head types      
3. Leaf types      
Section 26 Mushrooms - 1 pint $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Button      
Section 27 Muskmelons - 1 specimen (Cantaloupe) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Large types (6" or more)      
2. Small types      
3. Single largest (by weight)      
4. Honey Dew      
Section 28 Okra - 5 specimens $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Section 29 Onion Bulbs (5 specimens) - Mature for storage $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Flat - red      
2. Flat - white      
3. Flat - yellow      
4. Globe - red      
5. Globe - white      
6. Globe - yellow      
7. Sweet Spanish type (bushel packed in a neat bushel basket)      
Section 30 Onions - Bulbing (10 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Green bunching - with tops, may be trimmed      
Section 31 Onions - sets (1 pint) - Mature for storage $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Multiplier      
2. Red      
3. White      
4. Yellow sets      
Section 32 Parsley - 2 bunches in water $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Curled type      
2. Plain type      
Section 33 Parsley - root (5 roots with tops) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Hamburg or Turnip rooted      
Section 34 Parsnips - 5 specimens, tops off $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Section 35 Peas $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Green shelled (1 pint)      
2. Pods (10 specimens)      
Section 36 Peppers - Hot (5 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Long type, red      
2. Long type, green      
3. Long type, yellow/orange      
4. Round type, red      
5. Round type, green      
6. Habanero      
7. Jalapeno      
8. Any other      
Section 37 Peppers - Ornamental (small bush type, 5 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Green      
2. Red      
3. Yellow/Orange      
4. Purple/White/Chocolate      
Section 38 Peppers - Sweet Bell or Bullnose (5 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Green      
2. Red      
3. Yellow/Orange/White      
4. Purple      
Section 39 Peppers - Sweet Long Type (5 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Green      
2. Red      
3. Yellow/Banana      
Section 40 Potatoes - Red (5 tubers washed) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Norland      
2. Chieftan      
3. Viking      
4. Pontiac      
5. Purple or Blue      
6. Any others      
  Grand Champion-Rosette      
Section 41 Potatoes - White (5 tubers washed) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Irish Cobbler      
2. Katahdin      
3. Kennebec      
4. Russet-Rural      
5. Superior      
6. Yukon Gold      
7. Lehigh      
8. Any other      
  Grand Champion-Rosette      
Section 42 Potatoes - One Variety (10 heaviest by weight) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Section 43 Potato - Largest (1 tuber by weight) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Section 44 Potatoes - Sweet (5 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Yellow/White      
2. Orange      
3. Red/Pink      
4. Largest tuber (by weight)      
Section 45 Pumpkins - 1 specimen $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Largest Connecticut Field (by wt.)      
2. Connecticut Field      
3. Small Sugar (pie)      
4. Winter neck      
5. Cushaw      
6. White pumpkin      
7. Orange Jack-B-Little (5 specimens)      
8. White or multi-colored Jack-B-Little (5 specimens)      
9. Cinderella      
10. Any Other      
Section 46 Radishes - Summer (5 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Small Round      
2. White Icicle      
Section 47 Radishes - Winter (5 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Black      
2. White      
Section 48 Rhubarb (5 stalks, leaves off) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Any variety      
Section 49 Rutabagas (5 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Any variety      
Section 50 Squash - Summer types (1 specimen) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Bush Scallop-Patty Pan      
2. Cocozelle or Zucchini      
3. Crookneck      
4. Straightneck      
5. Spaghetti      
6. Any others      
Section 51 Squash - Winter types (1 specimen) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Acorn      
2. Acorn-White      
3. Boston Marrow or Delicious      
4. Buttercup      
5. Butternut      
6. Hubbard      
7. Mammoth - sweet types      
8. Mexican Hat (Turks Turban)      
9. Any others      
Section 53 Swiss Chard (1 stalk in soil) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Any Variety      
Section 54 Tomatoes - large - Stems off (5 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Italian      
2. Mature Green      
3. Pink      
4. Red      
5. Yellow      
6. White      
7. Any other      
8. Largest - 1 specimen (by weight)      
Section 55 Tomatoes - small fruited - Stems off (10 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Cherry - Red      
2. Cherry - Yellow      
3. Pear Shaped - red      
4. Pear Shaped - yellow      
5. Grape/Plum Red      
6. Grape/Plum Yellow      
7. Husk Tomato or Ground Cherry (1 pint)      
Section 56 Turnips (5 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. White Globe      
2. Largest 1 specimen (by weight)      
Section 57 Vegetable Freaks $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Section 58 Watercress - 2 bunches in water $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Any variety      
Section 59 Watermelons - 1 specimen $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Oblong in Shape      
2. Round in Shape      
3. Largest (by weight)      
4. Midget Types (2 specimens)      
Section 60 Gourds (5 specimens) $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
Class 1. Smooth - one variety      
2. Warted - one variety      
3. Winged - one variety      
4. Mixed      
5. Gooseneck (1 specimen)      
6. Bottle or Birdhouse (1 specimen)      
7. Apple Gourd (1 specimen)      
Section 61 Collection - 6 or more types attractively displayed
- unlimited number of specimens
$ 7.00 $ 6.00 $ 5.00
Class 1. Centerpiece      
2. Basket of Gourds      
Section 62 Market Basket - 10 or more kinds of Vegetables (No Flowers) $ 7.00 $ 6.00 $ 5.00
Class 1. Farmers Basket - one bushel      
2. Shoppers Basket - bushel      
3. Fancy Basket - 5 or more kinds of vegetables one peck or less      
Section 63 Miscellaneous Vegetables $ 5.00 $ 4.00 $ 3.00
 
BEST VEGETABLE OF THE YEAR, selected from Blue Ribbon Winners, will receive Rosette Ribbon.