Agriculture

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Total Premiums Offered: $12,208

Superintendent: Michael Barry

(615) 800-3675, ext 6
MBarry@utk.edu

 Entry Fees:

Adults/Open Division: $2.00 per entry

Youth Division/Classes: $0.00 per entry

No refunds will be given on entry fees.

Deadlines:

Online Registration:  until 10:00 p.m., August 31, 2018 (click here)

Mail-in Entries must be postmarked by August 20, 2018, (Printable Form)

Agricultural Department Rules & Guidelines

  1. All Agricultural Divisions are subject to the Tennessee State Fair Rules, Department and Division Rules.
  2. An entry fee will be charged per class, unless indicated in Division.
  3. Pre-registration is MOST important. Members must register with the Tennessee State Fair to be eligible for award money.  Non-registered entries will only be accepted during the check-in times listed in the Division information.
  4. Entries will not be accepted before or after receiving dates. To be eligible for premiums, all exhibits must be in place before the official judging.
  5. Exhibits must be the exhibitor’s own farming program and that crop exhibits are of the current year’s growth. All crop entries winning a prize are at the disposal of the director of the department, for educational purposes.
  6. Ribbons will be given only to the first three winners. Monetary awards are listed within division information.
  7. No exhibits will be released prior to the close of the Fair. Entries will be released for pick on Monday between 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. after the close of the Fair, no exceptions. ALL entries must be out by posted time or entries become property of the Tennessee State Fair Association. If any entry is removed before the end of the fair, the premium money and ribbon will be forfeited.
  8. Premiums will be issued as soon as possible after the conclusion of the fair.

Agricultural Divisions

Click on your division of interest for complete rules and classes offered.

Tennessee County Ham | Honey 

School Garden Vegetable Competition 

Fruits & Vegetables Quality Forage

 Giant Pumpkins& Watermelon Weigh-off

Full Ag Catalog ~ TSF Ag Hall of Fame

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Agricultural Exhibits’ Key Dates

Monday, June 4th

10 a.m.     Registration Opens

Monday, August 20th

All Day     Mail-in Registration Deadline

Friday, August 31st

10 p.m.     Online Registration Deadline

Thursday, September 6th

Entry Receiving Times:

7 a.m.—9 a.m. Giant Pumpkins & Watermelons

9 a.m.—11 a.m. TN Country Ham

9 a.m.—12 p.m. Honey, School Garden & Quality Forage

9 a.m.—1 p.m. Fruits & Vegetables

Monday, September 17th

Entry Pick-up

9 a.m. Honey

9 a.m.—12 p.m. TN Country Ham, Honey, School Garden, Quality Forage, Giant Pumpkins & Watermelons & Fruits & Vegetables