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Field Crop Competition — CLASS F & G

2020 Field Crop Competitions

Rules: For Classes F-3, F-4, G-1, and G-2

All competitors must be members of the Palmerston Agricultural Society. Each competitor must complete an entry form. There must be a sample at the fair in order to qualify for prize money.

It is planned to judge the fields before maturity, however, a competitor must notify the Chairman of the competition at least  four (4) days before he intends to harvest the crop if not previously judged.

Society not responsible for indoor exhibits not removed by 6:00 pm unless arrangements have been made between exhibitor and committee in charge.

Each field entered for competition must have an area of not less than 5 acres.

A competitor will be confined to one entry in a competition and may enter in competitions conducted by one Society only. A father and son, or two or more persons working a farm in partnerships, may make one entry only in competition.

2020 Class F-1: Seeds & Hay

Committee:   Don Hartung (519-343-5141), Bill Holzworth, Conrad Noble, Luke Hartung

Prizes:          ~ 1st – $4.00; 2nd – $3.00; 3rd – $2.00

  1. 1 qt. fall wheat, named
  2. 1 qt. hard red wheat, named
  3. 1 qt. spring wheat, named
  4. 1 qt. oats, named
  5. 1 qt. barley, named
  6. 1 qt. mixed grain, named
  7. 1 qt. dry shelled corn
  8. 1 qt. high moisture corn
  9. 6 ears field corn
  10. 6 ears sweet corn
  11. Tallest stalk of corn
  12. Sheaf of 5 soybean plants (with roots)
  13. Bale or bushel of 1st cut hay
  14. Bale or bushel of 2nd cut hay
  15. Bale or bushel of 3rd cut or 1st cut spring seeded hay
  16. Bushel of haylage
  17. Bushel of baleage

Class F-1 Specials:

  1. Most points over all ~ $30.00 forage seed voucher ~ Speare Seeds Ltd., Harriston.
  2. Most points in hay section (13-17) ~ $30.00 forage seed voucher ~ Speare Seeds Ltd., Harriston.

 

2020 Class F-2: Field Crop Spring Grain

Not offered in 2020

 

2020 Class F-3: Field Crop Soybeans

Committee:   Don Hartung (519-343-5141), Harold Lammers

Each competitor must show 10 soybean plants with roots at the fair in order to qualify for prize money. Final standing and distribution of the prizes will be decided using the following point system.

Field score    100 points
Exhibit score 50 points
Total             150 points

In case of a tie the one with the highest field score will be declared the winner.

First three prizes in competition ~ 1 unit of seed.

Next three highest scores will receive ~ $10.00 each. All remaining entries will receive ~ $5.00.

Prizes:

1st –   2 bags soybeans – Richard & Tracy Zemmelink –                                                                     Pioneer Seeds

2nd –  2 bags soybeans – C & M Seeds

3rd –   2 bags soybeans – Connell Farms

 

2020 Class F-4: Field Crop Wheat

Committee:   Don Hartung (519-343-5141), Harold Lammers

Rules are the same as soybeans competition. First three prizes in competition ~ 1 unit of seed. Next three highest scores will receive ~ $10.00 each. All remaining entries will receive ~ $5.00.

Prizes:

1st –   2 bags wheat seed -Richard & Tracy Zemmelink –

Pioneer Seeds

2nd –  2 bags wheat seed – Connell Farms

3rd –   2 bags wheat seed – C & M Seeds

 

The following year the first company listed goes to the last listing and each company after will move up.

2020 Class G-1: Silage Corn Competition

Committee:   Richard Zemmelink (519-343-5977, cell 519-291-7522), Doug Brisbin, Jack Kuipers, Jim Connell

Eight stalks must be exhibited the first day of the fair to complete the competition. Corn competition will be judged and placed in three prize groups. Rules are the same as soybeans competition. In case of ties, the higher field score will determine the winner.

First three prizes in competition ~ 1 unit of seed. Next three highest scores will receive ~ $10.00 each. All remaining entries will receive ~ $5.00.

2020 Class G-2: Grain Corn Competition

Committee:   Richard Zemmelink (519-343-5977, cell 519-291-7522), Doug Brisbin, Jack Kuipers, Jim Connell

Twelve cobs must be exhibited the first day of the fair to complete the competition. Corn competition will be judged and placed in three prize groups. Rules are the same as the soybeans competition. In case of ties, the higher field score will determine the winner.

First four prizes in competition ~ 1 unit of seed corn. Next three highest scores will receive ~ $10.00 each. All remaining entries will receive ~ $5.00.

Connell Farms Inc …………………. NK
Richard & Tracy Zemmelink . Pioneer
North Wellington Co-op ……….. Pride
Speare Seeds Ltd. …………… Speare
FS Partners ……………………. DeKalb
Boyd’s Farm Supply ………… Pioneer

Grain Corn winner receives seed from the first company listed. Silage Corn winner receives seed from the second company listed. The following year the first company listed goes to the last listing and each company after will move up.