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Department Superintendent

Kristin Chambers
509-250-0730

  • August 5, 2024 from 6-8pm: Entry Forms and Exhibits Due at the Fairgrounds
  • Fair Week Saturday at 12:15pm: Awards Presented at the Bill Conboy Arena before PRCA Rodeo Performance

Department 510 - Klickitat County Grain King

DEPARTMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR EXHIBITS & EXHIBITORS

1. Grain entered must be produced since the last county fair on a Klickitat County farm owned or operated by the exhibitor. Grain must come straight out of the combine, elevator ready.

2. Due on August 5, 2024 6-8pm at Fairgrounds:

  • Entry form(s)
  • Entry fee: $5 per gallon jar
  • Wheat exhibit(s)

3. Exhibitor may enter one full glass gallon jar per field; no limit on number of fields or varieties

4. Test weight is measured at time of judging.

5. Judging criteria:

Wheat – 40% subjective quality

a. Plumpness of kernels

b. Uniformity of kernel size, shape, and color characteristic if variety

c. Broken kernels

d. Foreign seeds

e. Foreign matter

  • 40% Test Weight
  • 20% Protein Level
  • Barley, Triticale, Oats
  • 50% Quality
  • 50% Test Weight

6. Klickitat County Grain King selected from class champions using the same judging criteria.


AWARDS & PREMIUMS
  1. PREMIUMS: Blue – 60 points; Red – 40 points; White – 20 points
  2. CLASS CHAMPIONS – Rosette
  3. GRAIN KING – Sign and gift certificate

DEPARTMENT LOTS & CLASSES

LOT 1. WINTER WHEAT

Class 1. Soft white

Class 2. White club

Class 3. All others

LOT 2. SPRING WHEAT

Class 4. Soft white

Class 5. Hard red

Class 6. All others

LOT 3. WINTER BARLEY

Class 7. Feed

Class 8. Malting

Class 9. All others

LOT 4. SPRING BARLEY

Class 10. Feed

Class 11. Malting

Class 12. All Others

LOT 5. OATS

Class 13. All varieties

LOT 6. TRITICALE

Class 14. All varieties





Department 520 - Klickitat County Hay King

DEPARTMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR EXHIBITS & EXHIBITORS

  • Hay entered must have been produced since last county fair on Klickitat County Farm owned or operated by exhibitor
  • An exhibit consists of one whole small bale or a 2 ft. end section of a large bale, adequately tied; If large bale, please call for handling information
  • One bale entered per field; no limit on number of fields or variety
  • Two core samples taken at time of entry
  • Class winners to be determined by index score unless bale with highest score receives a white ribbon in visual score
  • Class winner determined at judge’s discretion
  • Klickitat County Hay King selected from Class Champions using the same judging criteria
  • Disqualifications:
    1. Noxious or Poisonous Weeds
    2. Any evidence of tampering to influence or change the hay analysis or scoring procedure is just cause to disqualify a competitor (e.g., using any substance not normally involved in hay-making process, such as coloring or ammonia); preservatives are legal.

AWARDS & PREMIUMS

  1. PREMIUMS: Blue – 60 points; Red – 40 points; White – 20 points
  2. CLASS CHAMPIONS – Rosette
  3. GRAIN KING – Sign and gift certificate
Due on Augst 5, 2024, 6-8pm at Fairgrounds:
  1. Entry form(s)
  2. Entry fee: $15 per exhibit
  3. Hay exhibit(s)

SCORING

1. Test

a. Relative Feed Value (RFV)

b. Standard score by each class equals 100% (see score sheet)

c. All entries as a % of standard with 100% maximum

2. Visual

a. Ideal for each class (see score sheet)

b. % if ideal

3. Criteria judged on:

a. Stage of Maturity

b. Foreign Material

c. Steminess, Leafiness, Leafhold

d. Condition (smell, mold, texture, excessive moisture)

e. Color

f. Bale Appearance

DEPARTMENT LOTS & CLASSES

LOT 1. IRRIGATED ALFALFA HAY (LESS THAN 20% GRASS)

a. >90% legume

b. 75% Test (180 standard RVF)

. +25% Visual

Class 1. 1st Cutting

Class 2. 2nd Cutting

Class 3. 3rd Cutting

LOT 2. NON-IRRIGATED ALFALFA HAY (LESS THAN 20% GRASS)

a. >90% legume

b. 75% Test (180 standard RFV)

c. + 25% Visual

Class 4. 1st Cutting

Class 5. 2nd Cutting

LOT 3. GRASSES

a. >90% grass

b. 50% Test (130 standard RFV)

c. + 50% Visual

Class 6. 1st Cutting

Class 7. 2nd Cutting

LOT 4. GRASS/LEGUME

a. At least 20% grass and at least 20% legume

b. 67% Test (155 standard RFV)

c. 33% Visual

Class 8. Grass/Legume Hay

LOT 5. TIMOTHY

a. >90% Timothy

b. 25% Test (100 standard RFV)

c. 75% Visual

Class 9. Timothy

LOT 6. LEGUME/GRAIN

a. At least 20% legume and 20% grain

b. 67% Test (145 standard RFV)

c. 33% Visual

Class 10. Legume/Grain

LOT 7 . GRAIN

a. >90% grain

b. 50% Test (110 standard RFV)

c. 50% Visual

Class 11. Grain Hay





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