Corn Hole Tournament
- Adult Hay & Field Crops
- August 16, 2013 - August 24, 2013
- Veteran's Building
Adult Hay & Field Crops
(Open Only to Adult Wilson County Farmers, age 18 years of age and over.)
(Youth entries will be entered in the Youth Hay and Field Crops division.)
Show Chairman: Tom Bobo - 449-2916
Show Committee: Stacey Word, Aaron Jenkins
Advisor: Ruth Correll, UT Extension Agriculture Agent - 444-9584
Sponsors: Lebanon Kubota, Tractor Supply, Lebanon Distributing, Tri-Green Equipment, Wilson Farmers Co-op, Edwards Feed, Garr Rental and Feed
Hay Entries - Pre-entry of all hay is required. Pre-enter by calling the chairman, Tom Bobo, 615-449-2916, or Ruth Correll, 615-444-9584 before July 16. All hay will be sampled and analyzed. Samples for analysis will be collected by a UT Extension Agriculture Agent. Entry fee - $10.00 to cover cost of lab analysis.
Field Crop Entries (corn, soybeans and tobacco) - will be accepted Thursday, August 15 from 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Rowland Barn in Fiddlers Grove.
General Rules for all Hay and Field Crops entries:
1. All exhibits must be grown on a Wilson County farm by a Wilson County resident.
2. Only one entry per person per lot.
3. Premiums will be paid and exhibits removed on Sunday, August 25 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Entries not removed by 3:00 p.m. will be disposed of at discretion of the show chairmen.)
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Class 1 - Hay (only one entry per person per lot - may be from either a square or round bale)
Premiums: 1st - $30.00 • 2nd - $25.00 • 3rd - $15.00 • 4th - $10.00
- Samples will be collected the middle of July by a UT Extension Agricultural Agent and forwarded to the UT Soil, Plant and Pest Lab for analysis. A block of hay from either a square or round bale will also be collected for judging the physical aspects of the hay. This block of hay will be displayed during the fair. Judging will be based 30% on physical aspects and 70% on the lab analysis. Physical aspects will include leafiness, maturity, odor, color, cleanness and texture. Lab results for crude protein, TDN and RFV will be considered in the nutritional analysis.
- Entries must be composed of forage which has been cut, cured, baled and stored in barn or covered.
Lot 1. Legumes other than clover - Alfalfa/Lespedeza
Lot 2. Cool season perennials
Lot 3. Warm season perennials
Lot 4. Cool season - annuals
Lot 5. Warm season - annuals
Lot 6. Mixed grass/legume combination
Lot 1 Premiums: 1st - $30.00 • 2nd - $25.00 • 3rd - $20.00
Lot 2 Premiums: 1st - $20.00 • 2nd - $15.00 • 3rd - $10.00
Lot 1. Burley Tobacco - Two Stalks
Class 3 - Field Corn
Lot 1 & 2 Premiums: 1st - $30.00 • 2nd - $25.00 • 3rd - $20.00
Lot 3, 4 & 5 Premiums: 1st - $20.00 • 2nd - $15.00 • 3rd - $10.00
Lot 1. Five ears Hybrid White (Shuck/Silks removed)
Lot 4. Tallest Stalk of Corn (Length)
Class 4 - Soybeans
Premiums: 1st - $30.00 • 2nd - $25.00 • 3rd - $20.00
Lot 1. Soybeans, a bundle of 10 fresh stems tied in a group.
- Veteran's Building
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