The American Farm Bureau Federation has selected twelve photographs as winners of the 2015 Farm Bureau Photo Contest. Ten Farm Bureau members and staff chose winners in each of four categories; Consumer Outreach, Family Farm, Farm Labor, and Technology. The winning photos reflect farm and ranch life and their efforts to reach consumers.
This year’s winners are:
Consumer Outreach: Lindsey Triplett of Conway, Arkansas, first place; Laurie Link, of Meadville, Missouri, second place; Charlene Chappell of Brevard, North Carolina, third place.
Farm Family: Laurie Link of Meadville, Missouri, first place; Lauren Heinrich of Canyon, Texas, second place; Krystal Doolittle of Williams, Iowa, third place.
Farm Labor: Kellie Neufeld of Exeter, California, first place; Larry Blain of Spanish Fork, Utah, second place; Velvet Roberts of Spearsville, Louisiana, third place.
Technology: Lauren Heinrich of Canyon, Texas, first place; Katherine Plessner of Verona, North Dakota, second place; Lynn Bolin of Clarksville, Iowa, third place.
Naufeld won Best in Show. Heinrich was awarded first-runner up and Bolin took second runner-up.
Winners will be honored at the Annual Convention next January in Phoenix, Arizona. Winning photographs may also be used in future publications and promotions by AFBF.
You can see the winning photographs here.