Title: "a family walk"

Photographer: Casey Reints


Lance Otto
Katherine Plessner
Mischelle Highman
Kelbie Sweeten
Lance Otto
Lydia Holste
Casey Reints
Amanda Johnson
Lance Otto
Margaret Burlingham
Adam Baudoux
Haylee White
Lance Otto
Ryan Kanode
Bess Johnson
Jenny Bibb Ryals
Lance Otto
Kelli Emanuel
Abbey Wick
Jerry Kreuziger
Lance Otto
Harlen Persinger
Mandy Pierce
Mary Morken
Lance Otto
Anthony Bruhn
Brian Biesemeier
Haley Klosterman
Lance Otto
Kevin Ashcraft
Jeff Kuhn
Lane Gaspard

Calling All Photographers

The National Corn Growers Association invites amateur and professional photographers alike to help tell the story of farming field corn in America through the  Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest. Through this contest, NCGA seeks high-resolution photos of corn growth from seed to harvest and the families that grow it. 


Contest reopens in Spring and runs planting through harvest in the Fall.



Submit photos in the following categories:


  • Grand Prize


    One winner will be selected from the seven 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 NCGA staff focused on 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.