Deadline approaching for Agribusiness photo contest


The Wyoming Business Council Agribusiness Division is reminding photographers that the deadline to submit photos for its sixth Annual Photo Contest is Sept. 1.

Youth and adults, either amateur or professional, may submit photos to the Agribusiness Division.  While there are no subject categories, all submissions must be agriculture related and taken in Wyoming.  Photos could include crops; livestock and farm animals; ag recreation and activities; or scenic agriculture.  Photos may be in color or black and white.

All contestants are eligible for the Grand Prize of $300. Adult contestants may win $150 and $75 for first and second places respectively. Youth contestants may win $75 and $50 for first and second places respectively.  Winning photos will also be used in the 2014 AgriCulture Calendar issued in fall 2013.

Each submitted photograph must be accompanied by a completed and signed application form. The photos must be at least 300 dpi in .jpeg or .tiff format. Each submitted photo needs to include the location of the picture, contestant’s name and a title on the back of the photograph. Digital photos may be submitted on CD or sent via email. For convenience, applications and photos may be submitted online at

For questions or to receive the application and contest rules, contact Cody Ann Bainter at or 307-777-2864. Applications, contest rules and tips are also available online at

All photos become property of the Agribusiness Division and may be used in marketing materials, publications and the AgriCulture Calendar.

The mission of the Business Council is to facilitate the economic growth of Wyoming. The Business Council, a state government agency, concentrates its efforts on providing assistance for existing Wyoming companies and start-ups, helping communities meet their development and diversification needs, and recruiting new firms and industries targeted to complement the state’s assets. For more information, please visit


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