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Dept M - Honey & Molasses
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Livestock General Rules and Regulations
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Dept M

Department M
Honey and Molasses (Sorghum) Show
 


All entries in this department will be accepted on Saturday, August 6 from 1:00 p.m. till 4:30 p.m. 

Extracted honey is to be exhibited in a classic or queen line one pound glass jar (unlabeled).

Comb honey is to be exhibited in a wide mouth pint canning jar (unlabeled).

Frames of honey must be in a sanitary (leak proof), bee-proof container.

Honey with a moisture content greater than 18.6% will be disqualified.

Candles made of beeswax should be a minimum length of 4 inches. Other beeswax articles must weight one pound or more.

All honey and beeswax must have been produced and packed by the exhibitor during the current fair year.

An observation hive must have standard frames, a marked queen, and must be well ventilated.

All premium checks void after sixty (60) days.


CLASS 1 - Extracted Honey

AWARDS: 1st - $5.00; 2nd - $4.00; 3rd - $3.00

Lot 1 - White

Lot 2 - Extra Light Amber

Lot 3 - Light Amber

Lot 4 - Amber

Lot 5 - Dark Amber

Lot 6 - Dark

 

CLASS 2 - Comb Honey

AWARDS: 1st - $5.00; 2nd - $4.00; 3rd - $3.00

Lot 1 - White Lot 2 - Extra Light Amber

Lot 3 - Light Amber

Lot 4 - Amber

Lot 5 - Dark Amber

Lot 6 - Dark

 

CLASS 3 - Frame Honey

AWARDS: 1st - $5.00; 2nd - $4.00; 3rd - $3.00

Lot 1 - Shallow Frame of Light Honey

Lot 2 - Shallow Frame of Dark Honey

Lot 3 - Deep Frame of Light Honey

Lot 4 - Deep Frame of Dark Honey

 

CLASS 4 - Beeswax

AWARDS: 1st - $5.00; 2nd - $4.00; 3rd - $3.00

Lot 1 - Candles

Lot 2 - Molds

Lot 3 - Homemade Beeswax Products

 

CLASS 5 � Observation Hive of Bees

AWARDS: 1st - $10.00; 2nd - $7.00; 3rd - $5.00

Lot 1 - Observation Hive of Bees

 

CLASS 6 - Molasses

AWARDS: 1st - $5.00; 2nd - $4.00; 3rd - $3.00

Lot 1 - Light          

Lot 2 - Dark

 


OFFICIAL SCORE CARD

 

Characteristics

 

Extracted
Honey

Comb
Honey

Frame
Honey

Beeswax
Molds

Beeswax
Candles

Color (correct class)

 

10

10

20

20

20

Dirt

 

15

15

20

20

30

Lint

 

10

10

 

10

 

Jar Lid

 

5

5

 

 

 

Foam

 

10

10

 

 

 

Air Bubbles

 

5

5

 

 

 

Fill Level

 

5

5

 

 

 

Granulation

 

10

 

 

 

 

General

 

10

 

10

 

 

Moisture

 

20

10

 

 

 

Cut of Comb

 

 

20

 

 

 

Cappings

 

 

10

 

 

 

Comb Drawn & Filled

 

 

 

50

 

 

Creativity

 

 

 

 

20

 

Aroma & Texture

 

 

 

 

10

10

Uniformity

 

 

 

 

10

20

Shrink

 

 

 

 

10

20

In order to promote interest in all honey classes (Dept. M Classes 1 - 5) a special rosette will be offered to the exhibitor who accumulates the most points ($=points) in the honey show. There will be a first, second and third place for the rosette of $50.00, $30.00 and $20.00.


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