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AFBF photo contest ends November 30

Created: 11/14/12 (Wed) | Topic:

The deadline for the 2012 Farm Bureau® Photo is 11:59 pm ET on November 30, 2012. The contest is a coordinated effort between the American Farm Bureau Federation and the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and is open to all state, and county Farm Bureau members and staff over the age of 18 at the time of entry, including professional photographers.

  
We are holding this contest to obtain usable and appropriate photos which accurately portray today’s agriculture and safe practices of farmers and ranchers for future publications and promotions. Photos are being accepted in the following categories:
 
• Safety and Health - Photos submitted under this category should exemplify correct and safe practices around the farm. These could include: safety around farm animals, safe use of equipment, child and teen safety, shop safety, and proper use of personal protective equipment.
 
• My Scenic Farm/Ranch - Photos submitted under this category should be dynamic and visually appealing. Photos can cover a variety of topics including, but not limited to: farm/ranch house, barn, crops, farm animals, land, etc.
 
• At Work on the Farm or Ranch - Photos submitted under this category can cover a variety of topics including, but not limited to: planting, harvesting, irrigating, animal care, branding, etc.
 
• At Home on the Farm or Ranch - Photos submitted under this category can cover a variety of topics including, but not limited to: my farm/ranch family, gardening, all ages and family members as well as generational groups.
 
• Consumer Outreach - Photos submitted under this category should exemplify farmer and rancher interactions with consumers/the public. These could include: agritourism, school tours, classroom activities, and farmers markets.
 
Up to five photos will be selected from each of the five categories. The top three in each category will receive a cash prize and be published in FBNews. Up to two others in each category will also be published in FBNews.  
 
Prizes will be awarded to the top three photos in each category:
• 1st place: $200
• 2nd place: $150
• 3rd place: $100
 
Please visit http://www.fb.org/index.php?action=programs.photocontest to see the full rules and learn how to enter the contest. For your convenience, a copy of the guidelines and contest entry form are attached to this message.  
 
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