Food Preservation

Mercer County Fair

Food Preservation-Division 26

  1. Use only standard quart and pint jars or jelly glasses with lids and rings. No paraffin wax.
  2. Goods must be labeled with the type of processing and processing time: Pressure canner or water-bath. USDA food preservation guidelines MUST be followed. These standards are available from the Extension office, 873-5195.
  3. Included methods used.

Fruits

Lot

2601 Apple

2602 Apricots

2603 Cherries

2604 Cocktail

2605 Crabapples

2606 Fruit Juices

2607  Peaches

2607  Pears

2609  Pie filling

2610 Plums

2611 Rhubarb

2612  Other Kinds

Vegetables (standard jars)

Lot

2620 Barbecue sauce

2621  Beans (green)

2622 Beans (yellow)

2623  Beets

2624 Carrots

2625  Corn (whole kernel)

2625  Corn (cream-style)

2627  Mixed Vegetables

2628  Miscellaneous

2629  Peas

2630 Potatoes

2631 Salsa

2632  Sauerkraut

2633 Soups

2634 Tomatoes

2635 Vegetable Juice

2636 Other kinds

 

Pickles (standard jar)

Lot

2640 Beets

2641 Bread and butter

2642 Corn relish

2643 Crabapples (spiced)

2644 Cucumbers (dill)

2645 Cucumbers (sweet)

2646 Cucumbers (hamburger)

2647  Pickled vegetable

2648 Pickled watermelon

2649  Relish

2650 Other kinds

 

Jams (standard jar)

Lot

2660 Pear

2661 Peach

2662  Raspberry

2663 Rhubarb

2664 Strawberry

2665 Strawberry Combination

2666 Other kinds

 

Jelly (standard jar)

Lot

2670  Apple

2671  Buffalo berry

2672  Chokecherry

2673  Grape

2674  Honey

2675  Jalapeno

2676  Nanking cherry

2677  Syrup

2678  Wild plum

2679  Other kinds

 

 

 

 

Meats (standard jar)

Lot

2685  Beef

2686  Chicken

2687  Fish

2688  Pork

2689  Sausage

2690  Other kinds

 

Dehydrated

Lot

2691  Fruit

2692  Meat/jerky

2693  Vegetables

2694  Other kinds

 

Freezer Items

Lot

2695  Jelly

2696  Other Kinds