Open Class Horticulture

DEPARTMENT VII – HORTICULTURE – FARM CROPS

Monday, August 16, 2021 @ 1:30 Rutland Bottle Gas Building

Superintendent – Tara Roberts, Chris Lambert

Entries close from 8 a.m.-4:00 p.m. August 6 & 7, 2021.

Only 1 entry per person per class. Exhibitors must purchase Membership or Season Ticket. All exhibits shall be correctly named and labeled. All Exhibits must be in place by 12:00 noon Monday, August 16. All exhibits may be removed on Sunday, August 22, 2021 from 9am to 1 pm. A display shall consist of three well-grown specimens unless otherwise noted. Any category labeled as other, please add the description. Any items registered in the wrong class will not be judged but can be displayed. (NO Exceptions). Please Check Your Entries. The exhibitor must grow all produce. No premiums paid on articles not listed. In classes where no competition exists or if it is the opinion of the judge, he may award a second or non-premium. In judging of produce, quality and size for correct use will be the guide instead of largest size. Each variety to be judged separately. Judging proper maturity, good quality, no oil or wax, number of items correct, corn without husk. Other vegetable showed without stems or tops (such as beets or carrots). See General Rules for further instructions.

DIVISION 701 – GRAIN

(Grains must be displayed in 1-gallon jar or zip lock bag)
Class 1 – Yellow Corn
Class 2 – White Corn
Class 3 – Popcorn
Class 4 – Indian Corn
Class 5 – Wheat
Class 6 – Buckwheat
Class 7 – Oats
Class 8 – Barley
Class 9 – Soybean
Class 10 – Corn Stalk (3)
Class 11 – Sunflower Head

DIVISION 702 – POTATOES

Class 12 – Cobblers
Class 13 – Yukon Gold
Class 14 – Kennebec
Class 15 – Red
Class 16 – Other Named Variety

DIVISION 703 – SWEET POTATOES

Class 17 – Red
Class 18 – Yams
Class 19 – White

DIVISION 704 – VEGETABLES

Class 20 – Green Cabbage (1)
Class 21 – Red Cabbage (1)
Class 22 – Egg Plant (1)
Class 23 – Tomatoes, Red
Class 24 – Tomatoes, Yellow
Class 25 – Tomatoes, Pear Red or yellow
Class 26 – Tomatoes, Roma
Class 27 – Tomatoes, Cherry or Grape
Class 28 – Tomatoes, Name Variety
Class 29 – Green Pole Beans,
Class 30 – Green Bush Beans
Class 31 – Lima Beans
Class 32 – White Onion
Class 33 – Yellow Onion
Class 34 – Red Onion
Class 35 – Bell Pepper
Class 36 – Hot Peppers
Class 37 – Sweet Banana Pepper
Class 39 – Beets
Class 40 – Carrots
Class 41 – Turnips
Class 42 – Cucumbers
Class 43– Pie Pumpkin (1)
Class 44 – Field Pumpkin (1)
Class 45 – Cushaw (1)
Class 46 – Zucchini (1)
Class 47 – Summer Squash(1)
Class 48 – Patty Pan Squash (1)

DIVISION 706 – MELONS

Class 54 – Watermelon (1)
Class 55 – Cantaloupe (1)
Class 56 – Honey Dew(1)

DIVISION 707 – APPLES

Class 57 – Stayman Winesap
Class 58 – Jonathan
Class 59 – Rome Beauty
Class 60 – Red Delicious
Class 61 – Golden Delicious
Class 62 – Grimes Golden
Class 63 – Blushing Gold
Class 64 – Granny Smith
Class 65 – Name Variety

DIVISION 708 – OTHER FRUIT

Class 66 – Grape, Concord
Class 67 – Grape, Niagara
Class 68 – Bartlett Pear
Class 69 –Pear (name variety)
Class 70 – Peaches, Yellow
Class 71 – Peaches, White
Class 72 – Black Raspberry (Name Variety)
Class 73 – Red Raspberry (Name Variety)
Class 74 – Blackberry (Name Variety
Class 75 – Blueberry (Name Variety)

DIVISION 709 – BEST OF GARDEN DISPLAY

Not over 24” square, not more than 30 items at least 10 different varieties, Punch hole in paper plate and tie entry tag securely on all entries.

Class 90 – Best of Garden Display $15.00 $10.00 $5.00

DIVISION 710 – LARGEST SPECIMEN

Items will be weighted and measured $3.00 (One (1) Each)

Class 76 – Largest Potato
Class 77 – Largest Pumpkin
Class 78 – Largest Watermelon
Class 79 – Largest Apple
Class 80 – Largest Tomato
Class 81 – Largest Beet
Class 82 – Largest Cucumber
Class 83– Largest Onion
Class 84 – Largest Sweet Potato
Class 85 – Largest Turnip
Class 86– Largest Squash
Class 87-Largest Cantaloupe
Class 88 – Largest Ear of Corn
Class 89 – Largest Cabbage
Class 90 – Longest Cucumber
Class 91 – Longest Bean
Class 92 – Largest Zucchini

DIVISION 711 – FREAKY LOOKING

Class 93 – Freak Vegetables (1) $5.00 $4.00 $3.00

Class 94 – Freak Fruit (1) $5.00 $4.00 $3.00

DIVISION 712 HERBS

Display in ½ pint jar with water.

Class 95 Mint, Name Variety
Class 96 – Chives
Class 97- Thyme
Class 98 – Basil
Class 99 – Rosemary
Class 100 – Sage
Class 101 – Parsley
Class 102 – Dill