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October 19th, 2011:

Picture of the Week: 4-H Seed Judging

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The 2011  North Carolina State Fair is well underway have you had a chance to visit the fair yet?

This week’s Picture of the Week is of a 4-H seed judging contest that appears on page 119  in the 1939 Premium List.

Judging seeds seems like a very tedious task.   Each contestant had to judge several classes of seeds including: wheat, rye, oats, and soybeans. Contestants were scored based on where they placed

I searched recent premium lists but I still don’t know if this competition is still held today. If you know please leave a comment in the section below this post.

You can view this image here (page 119):

http://digital.ncdcr.gov/u?/p249901coll22,285789

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