The annual Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) Photo Contest is hosted by the state Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Committee. The contest is open to all Farm Bureau® members of any county in Kansas.
The photo contest is an opportunity to share a glimpse of your corner of the state and life as an agriculturalist. Photos capturing rural life, Kansas scenery and/or Farm Bureau involvement are encouraged. There are no categories this year. We're looking for your favorite photo or memory from the past year.
- First Place - $300
- Second Place - $200
- Third Place - $100
- Participants may submit up to one (1) photo.
- Photographer Eligibility:
- Photos may only be submitted by the original photographer.
- Amateur and professional photographers of all ages may enter the contest, however, the photographer cannot have been, and may not be, paid in any way for the photo entered in the contest beyond the potential winnings of this contest.
- The photographer must be an associate or voting member of Kansas Farm Bureau.
- Employees of Farm Bureau, its affiliated companies, and their immediate families are not eligible to participate in the contest.
- Photo Eligibility:
- All photos must be submitted in JPG format by digital upload.
- Photos in the contest cannot have been, and may not be, entered in any other contest, including but not limited to 4-H, FFA, etc.This also includes previous KFB photo contest photographs in first, second and third place, may not be submitted again.
- Please follow these farm safety guidelines when submitting photos to the contest. Any photo showing compromising farm safety images will not be allowed in the contest.
- Kansas Farm Bureau reserves the right to disqualify photos for any reason.
- Photos will be judged on the use of angle, lighting, balance, color, contrast, viewpoint and technical ability in addition to the way they highlight the beauty of Kansas and heart of agriculture.
- Finalists will be notified by email.
- All photos become the property of Kansas Farm Bureau and may be used in printed or online Farm Bureau materials. Photo credit will be given to the photographer when possible. Kansas Farm Bureau may, without offering any consideration to or obtaining the permission of its submitter, use any such photograph for any purpose, such as publishing in Kansas Living and/or Farm Leader Letter, posting it on KFB’s website, reproducing it for Farm Bureau use, or selling it as a fundraiser.
Contest Deadline: 11:59 pm on October 1, 2020
The photo contest deadline has passed
For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org
2020 1st Place Photo: “Pasture Spectators,” Holly Buss, Graham Co. (pictured above)
2020 2nd Place Photo: "Springtime Snooze," Katey Freeman, Cherokee Co.
2020 3rd Place Photo: "A Farm's Best Friend," Mike Beying, Osage Co.