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April 17, 2020

This is your online resource for the 4-H Corn project. The record sheet is below. If you have any questions, please refer to the 4-H Handbook or contact the Extension Office.

*If you have trouble accessing any of these documents below because of a disability, please contact the Jackson Co. Extension Office at (812) 358-6101 or send an email to schneidh@purdue.edu.


Here are the requirements for this project:



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

4-H members can exhibit both one (1) peck of shelled corn AND three full grown plants.

Note: 4-H members do not have to exhibit both a peck of shelled corn and three grown plants, but they can if they choose to do so. There will be a champion in each division and one overall grand champion corn exhibit.

Peck of Shelled Corn

  1. Exhibit one peck (8 quarts or ¼ bushel) of corn in sack furnished by member.
  2. One exhibit per member.

Full Grown Plants

  1. Exhibit three full grown plants in buckets.
  2. All plants must include a washed complete root system.
  3. On one of the plants, using shipping tags or 3” x 5” cards, correctly identify and label five exterior plant parts.

There will be three divisions divided according to members’ grades:

Beginner (Grades 3-5), Intermediate (Grades 6-8), Advanced (Grades 9-12)

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