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November 13, 2019

 

 

 Project Leader: Phillip Inskeep   (219)261-3500

 Project Rules:

  1. Posters must follow General Poster Rules.
  2. For number of specimens, amount for exhibit, or suggestions in preparing exhibits, refer to 4-H 970-W Suggested    4-H Garden Exhibits (updated yearly.)
  3. Garden members must follow the standard for preparing 4‑H vegetable garden exhibits listed in 4-H 970W. Each vegetable is to be identified as to variety.Collection exhibits must be labeled with common name and Latin name.
  4. All vegetables entered in these classes must have been produced by the 4-H Club member in his/her garden project. Any exhibit which, in the opinion of the judge, has not been produced in a 4-H club garden will be disqualified.
  5. Plants should have been in 4-H’ers care for at least 3 months before the fair.
  6. 4-H Garden exhibits will be disposed of as decomposition merits. Vegetables entered for exhibit should be considered as “non-returnable” to the exhibitor due to their time on display and for lack of real food value after being on display at the fair.
  7. All vegetables entered in these classes must have been produced by the 4-H Club member in his/her garden project. Any exhibit which, in the opinion of the judge, has not been produced in a 4-H club garden will be disqualified.

 

NOTE: Any 4-H member exhibiting a garden project may exhibit garden project at State Fair.

 

Poster Guidelines:

 

LEVEL A - SEE THEM SPROUT - (grades 3-4)

LEVEL B - LET'S GET GROWING - (grades 5-6)

LEVEL C - TAKE YOUR PICK - (grades 7, 8, 9)

LEVEL D - GROWING PROFITS - (grades 10, 11, 12)

 

Exhibit:

Produce Exhibit - (All levels) – Choose one or more of the following to
            exhibit. You may exhibit any combination of I, II, III, IV, or V.

I. Single Vegetable

May be selected from 4-H Garden Publication 4-H 970-W (updated
yearly) or list in the State Fair Premium book. Maximum of 5 different
exhibits per exhibitor. Single vegetable entries should be labeled with
common name of the vegetable and variety or cultivar of vegetable.

II. Garden Collection

Resource: 4-H 970-W and State Fair premium book

In all three classes, vegetables are to be exhibited on firm paper plates
and may include a display of not less than three garden flowers, grown
in your own garden. Exhibitors may each exhibit one collection (3 or
4 or 5 plate garden collection) at State Fair. Garden collection entries
should be labeled with common name, latin name, and variety.

III. Single Herb Exhibit

Can enter three single herbs that must be labeled with common and
Latin names and in pots 8” diameter maximum. (Maximum of three
different pots)

IV. Most Unusual Vegetable (County Only)

V. Garden Education

Anyone can complete Section V (Garden Education), but members enrolled in Levels C and D of the garden project SHOULD exhibit one of the following activities in addition to the Produce Exhibit (Section I, II and III) State Fair - One garden education exhibit per county.

 

 For more helpful information, click here for the Garden Website

 

 NOTE: Any 4-H member exhibiting a garden project may exhibit a garden project at the State Fair, but you must make your tentative entries with the Extension Office by the end of the County Fair. Only 1 garden education exhibit is allowed per county.

 

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