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November 13, 2019

 

 

 

  1. ALLcompleted record sheets and manuals/activity books must be turned in to the 4‑H Club leader by July 8, and must be securely attached in the green “Indiana 4‑H Club Member's Record Book.”
  2. Complete at least 3 of the activities in your manual, and turn in your completed manual.
  3. If any part of your exhibit is on a poster, it must follow the poster rules stated in the front of this Insight book. It is REQUIRED that all posters, notebooks, and display boards include a reference list indicating where information was obtained, giving credit to the original author, to complete the 4-H member’s exhibit. This reference list should/might include website links, people and professionals interviewed, books, magazines, etc. It is recommended this reference list be attached to the back of a poster or display board, be the last page of a notebook, or included as a part of the display visible to the public. A judge is not to discredit an exhibit for the manner in which references are listed.                                                                                                                                                                       
  4. For everyone’s safety, NO FERTILIZER is allowed in buckets at fair.

 

Beginner  4-H 672 (Grades 3-5)

         Exhibit one of the following:

         1. TWO corn stalks with washed roots (no soil), exhibited in one plain
             bucket with no advertising. Attach an information card that includes:
             1. Variety or hybrid and number ______
             2. Date of planting _____
             3. Maturity (early, medium, late) _____
             4. Kind and amount of fertilizer applied _____
             5. Width of rows _____
             6. Approximate population planted per acre _____

OR   a poster on one of the following topics:

         *2. The parts of the corn plant
         *3. Identify some pests of corn
         *4. Effects of planting depth on corn growth

         *Follow guidelines on page 4 of your manual (4-H 672)

Intermediate  4-H 673 (Grades 6-8)

Exhibit one of the following:

  1. TWOcorn stalks with washed roots (no soil), exhibited in one plain
    bucket with no advertising. Attach an information card as detailed
    in the beginner level instructions.

OR   a poster on one of the following topics:

         *2. My own corn germination test
         *3. Effects of weed competition on corn growth
         *4. Know how to read pesticide labels
         *5. Making the farmstead safer
         *6. The role of corn in other foods

         *Follow guidelines on page 4 in your manual (4-H 673)

Advanced   4-H 674(Grades 9-12)

         Exhibit one of the following:

         1. TWOcorn stalks with washed roots (no soil), exhibited in one plain
             bucket with no advertising. Attach an information card as detailed
             in the Beginner level instructions.

OR   a poster on one of the following topics:

         *2. Plant Nutrient Deficiencies
         *3. Fertilizer Nutrient Calculations
         *4. Fertilizer Cost Comparison
         *5. My 4-H Corn Project Field’s Erosion Rate
         *6. ‘Best’ Tillage-Planting System for My 4-H Corn Project Field
         *7. Cross-, Self-, and Open-Pollination Experiment
         *8. My Corn Performance Trial Results
         *9. Last Safe Planting Date for Corn Hybrids

         *Follow guidelines on page 4 in your manual (4-H 674)

 

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