The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is calling on photographers to help tell the story of farming field corn in America through photos in the third annual Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest. This contest intends to help capture high-resolution photos of corn growth from seed to harvest, as well as the families that grow it. The contest is officially open, and interested participants may submit multiple entries through the deadline of November 30, 2016.
The photo contest is open to all interested participants, and offers a free opportunity for photographers to share their work while competing for 19 cash prizes. including a grand prize of $500. Entries will be considered for prizes with cash awards for the top three entries in five categories including: Farm Family Lifestyle, Farming Challenges, Growing Field Corn, Scenery/Landscape and the Soil Health Partnership’s new Conservation category. Additional first, second and third prizes will be awarded for the entries with the most “likes.”
For more information on prizes and on these categories, click here.
The contest will be judged by an impartial panel of media and communications professionals, along with SHP staff with conservation expertise. The panel’s decisions are final.
While entries will only be accepted until November 30, 2016, entries may accumulate “likes” until December 31, 2016. Winners will be announced in January of 2017. Register, upload your best farm photos and come back often to submit new entries by clicking here.