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2015 Photo Contest Winners

Hosted by the Kansas Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Committee

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The annual Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) Photo Contest is hosted by the state Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Committee. The contest is open to any amateur photographer who is a Farm Bureau® member of any county in Kansas. 

Photo contest winners will be featured among several other entries in a 2016 calendar generously provided by the 2015 KFB Photo Contest sponsor, UMB. These calendars will be distributed at the KFB Annual Meeting and YF&R Leaders Conference this winter. Thank you to UMB for your support!

This year's competition was steep so the results include a few honorable mentions that were too good not to share. First and second place winners will receive awards at the 2015 KFB Annual Meeting and attendees will choose the People's Choice award from these six photos. Thank you to all those who entered the 2015 KFB Photo Contest and congratulations to the winners!

Farm Selfies

1st Place

"Loving Licks"

Jessica Schwarzer

Atchison County


2nd Place

"Farm Dog Selfie"

Kelli Armknecht

Smith County


Honorable Mention

"After Sunset"

Hannah Holthaus

Nemaha County


Growing in Kansas

1st Place

"56 Years of Growing Technology"

Doug Armknecht

Smith County


2nd Place

"A Sunflower Day"

Gail Griffin

Thomas County


Honorable Mention

"2 Little Stinkers!"

Becky Vandike

Wallace County


Honorable Mention

"The Race"

Erik Finch

Osage County


Home Sweet Home

1st Place

"Home on the Range Where the Sunsets are Stunning"

Melinda Sinn

Riley County


2nd Place

"Next Generation Farmers"

Amanda Winter

Sedgwick County


Honorable Mention

"Anticipation of the ride, Delivering meals and kisses"

Jenny Burgess

Reno County


Keep your cameras flashing, the 2016 KFB Photo Contest will be announced next spring!

For questions, email  photocontest@kfb.org