Title: "rain"

Photographer: Rick Clyburn

2016 Winners


Morgan Winkler
Jenny Will
Tyler Mudd
Morgan Barnhart
Morgan Winkler
Latoya Hopkins
Ashley Kohls
Rachel Fishback
Morgan Winkler
Matt Panowicz
Chris Erlandson
Morgan Winkler
Cale Muske
Adam Holste
Rick Clyburn
Morgan Winkler
Ryan Kanode
Abbey Wick
Morgan Winkler
Katherine Plessner
Peter Bouman
Morgan Winkler
Morgan Winkler
Tim Kozojed
Madison Stallwitz

Calling All Photographers

Congratulations Winners!


More than 300 high-resolution photos were entered from March to November. From growing corn from seed to harvest, the women and men who grow it, families, conservation practices, the beauty and the challenges on the farm – you're providing the story of farming in America for those removed. Thank you!


The fourth contest begins on March 6. 




Submit photos in the following categories:


  • Grand Prize


    One winner will be selected from the six categories or most popular.

  • 1st


    A first-place winner will be selected for each category and "liked" photo.

  • 2nd


    A second-place winner will be selected for each category and the second most "liked" photo.

  • 3rd


    A third-place winner will be selected for each category and the third most "liked" photo.

The Rules

  1. Contest is open to legal residents of the United States, including NCGA employees, members and state association members and state checkoff association employees and the families of any of the above. All photos must relate to the contest categories in some way.
  2. Photos will be ranked by the public, online via Facebook "Likes." All photos in each category will be judged by an impartial panel of professionals in the fields of journalism, marketing, advertising and agriculture with no discrimination towards sex, race, gender or age. The panel's decisions are final.
  3. All entries and their copyrights will become the property of NCGA and none will be acknowledged or returned. Photos will not be returned and will be used to build a photo library for use by NCGA, its state affiliates and any other permittee of NCGA. Such photos may be used to illustrate newspapers, newsletters, magazines, brochures or other publications. Such photos may also be used in connection with advertising, promotions and displays, may be displayed on the Internet or may be used for any other purpose as NCGA, its state affiliates, or any other permittee of NCGA sees fit.
  4. Photo may be color or black/white. We reserve the right to crop your photos if needed. We reserve the right to place your photo in a category other than the one submitted. Please send good-quality photos only. Photos with embedded text or logos will not be accepted.
  5. Only high-quality digital images are eligible for entry. Digital photographs must be captured in high-resolution jpeg format, 300 dpi at minimum 7" in either direction, rgb, or cmyk. Digital images must be submitted through Emailed images will not be accepted.