Judging the hams
July 18, 2009 | 6:22 p.m. CDTAndrew Clarke of the MU food science department judges part two of the Boone County Pork Producer's ham show Friday at the Boone County Fairgrounds. The judging period consisted of judges poking, smelling and evaluating dozens of country cured hams for characteristics such as "meatiness," smoothness of skin, fitting and aroma. The top 40 hams will be auctioned on Sunday.
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