FIELD CROPS

Last Updated June 16, 2019

COMMITTEE

Ray Pender, Chairperson, Tom McIntyre, Director

Ian McGregor, David Reid, Bob Stuart

On line entries are available this year, please use this link

https://www.assistexpo.ca/renfrewfair

Judging will begin at 9 a.m., Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

GENERAL RULES

  1. All exhibitors must be members of the Renfrew Agricultural Society. $5.00 membership fee allows a member to exhibit in other sections of the fair.
  2. All entries will be received in Exhibit Hall between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.
  3. All applicable rules of the Renfrew Agricultural Society will apply.
  4. Entries to be removed at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 8, 2019.
  5. No exhibitor may exhibit more than one entry in each section.

In each section of Classes 24, 25 and 26, the prize money will be:

1st – $7.00: 2nd – $6.00: 3rd – $5.00: 4th – $4.00: 5th – $3.00

$2.00 will be given to each remaining credible entry.

HAY – CLASS 24

In order to assist in the encouragement of Better Quality hay, the Renfrew Agricultural Society will be sponsoring a Hay Show as one of the special features.

RULES

  1. All hay must be of the 2019 crop.
  2. The exhibit must consist of one 4” flake of hay, machine baled, undisturbed, placed in a plastic bag.
  3. Haylage to be exhibited in plastic grain bags.

NOTE: Plastic bags are compliments of the Ottawa Valley Seed Growers Association and are available from the fair office.

SECTION

  1. First Cut Hay – alfalfa, 85% or more alfalfa.
  2. First Cut Hay – legume other than alfalfa, at least 85% legume.
  3. First Cut Hay – legume and grass mixture, at least 30% grass or legume.
  4. First Cut Hay – grass, 85% grass or more.
  5. Second or Third Cut Hay – legume, 85% legume or more.
  6. Second or Third Cut Hay – grass and legume mixture, at least 30% grass or legume.
  7. EXPORT HAY CLASS – 1ST CUT HAY – One bale representing 1st cut hay in storage suitable for the export market and available for sale.

                 1st – $30.00; 2nd – $25.00; 3rd – $20.00; 4th $15.00; 5th – $10.00

                 SPONSORED BY REIS EQUIPMENT

  1. EXPORT HAY CLASS – 2ND or 3RD CUT HAY – One bale representing 2nd or 3rd cut hay in storage suitable for the export market and available for sale.

                 1st – $30.00; 2nd – $25.00; 3rd – $20.00; 4th – $15.00; 5th – $10.00

                 SPONSORED BY MacEWEN AGRICENTRE INC.

  1. * RENFREW AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY SPECIAL – Large Square Bale

Class – One 4” flake, machine baled, 1st cut hay placed in a clear plastic bag

from a large square bale.

1st – $30.00; 2nd – $25.00; 3rd – $20.00; 4th – $15.00; 5th – $10.00

  1. * RENFREW AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY SPECIAL – Large Square Bale

Class – One 4” flake, machine baled, 2nd or 3rd cut hay placed in a clear plastic

bag from a large square bale.

1st – $30.00; 2nd – $25.00; 3rd – $20.00; 4th – $15.00; 5th – $10.00

*SAMPLES MUST BE CUT TO FIT IN PLASTIC HAY BAGS.

LARGE BALE SAMPLES MUST BE CUT TO A SIMILAR SIZE.

CHAMPION HAY EXHIBIT – $75.00 credit towards forage or cover crop seed – SPONSORED BY M & R FEEDS, RENFREW AND SPEARE SEEDS.

CORN – CLASS 25

The purpose of this class is to demonstrate the value of high yielding, early maturing Hybrid corn varieties for ensilage and grain with high feeding value.

SECTION

  1. Sheaf of 6 stalks ensilage corn, Hybrid to be named.
  2. Eight cobs of corn, Hybrid to be named.
  3. Shelled corn, 10 lbs.
  4. Corn silage.
  5. Tallest corn stalk with root; at least one cob

CHAMPION CORN EXHIBIT – $100.00 off the purchase price of seed corn – SPONSORED BY BARCLAY DICK & SON.

GRAIN AND SEEDS – CLASS 26

RULES

  1. The quantity of all exhibits must be 10 lbs., with the exception of small seed, which must have 6 lbs. No prize will be allowed on a lesser quantity. To be shown in plastic bags supplied by the Renfrew Agricultural Society and available at the fair office.
  2. Grain and seed grown in the previous year are also eligible provided they have not been shown previously at the Renfrew Fair.

SECTION

  1. Spring wheat
  2. Fall wheat
  3. Oats
  4. Field beans, white
  5. Barley, 6 row
  6. Barley, 2 row
  7. Field peas
  8. Forage peas
  9. Timothy seed
  10. Alfalfa seed
  11. Red clover seed
  12. Soybeans, GMO
  13. Soybeans, NON GMO
  14. Soybeans, NATTO
  15. Buckwheat
  16. Sunflower seed, 5 lbs
  17. Canola seed
  18. Hemp seed
  19. Sheaf oats, 2” diameter at centre band
  20. Sheaf fall wheat, 2” diameter at centre band
  21. Sheaf spring wheat, 2” diameter at centre band
  22. Sheaf barley, 2” diameter at centre band

CHAMPION GRAIN & SEED EXHIBIT – $100.00 off the purchase price of grains and feed – SPONSORED BY DAVDONEST FARMS INC.

ANDREW JOHNSTON MEMORIAL – CHAMPION FIELD CROP EXHIBIT.