Jackson County - Small grains

Youth participating in the small grains project will learn how to select seeds, grow, and maintain their crops, and select and harvest the plants and / or grains for exhibit.

Project Resources

There are no manuals used for this project. Please complete your project according to the exhibit guidelines and scorecard provided. If you have further questions please contact the Jackson County Purdue Extension Office.

exhibit guidelines

4-H member must fill out a record sheet to be turned in with the green / white record book. 

  1. Exhibit one peck (8 quarts or 1/4 bushel) of grain in an appropriate sized container furnished by member. (Wheat, Oats, Rye, Barley, Triticale).
  2. One small grain exhibit per member.
exhibit class guidelines

There will be three divisions divided according to members' grades: Beginner (Grades 3 - 5), Intermediate (Grades 6 - 8), Advanced (Grades 9 - 12). Exhibit options are the same for all youth in grades 3 - 12.

Note: There will be a champion in each division and one overall grand champion small grains exhibit.