Farm Bureau’s 2015 Photo Contest to Begin

John Davis

Farm Bureau’s 2015 photo contest begins soon. This news release from the group says it is open to all state and county Farm Bureau members and staff above 18 years of age at the time of entry, including professional photographers. Photo submissions will be used to accurately portray today’s agriculture and the safe practices of farmers and ranchers, and also …

AFBF, Photography

2nd Annual Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest

Chuck Zimmerman

The National Corn Growers Association has just kicked off its second Field-of-Corn Photo Contest. The entry period is May 1-November 30, 2015. The National Corn Growers Association is calling on photographers to help tell the story of farming field corn in America. The goal is to capture high-resolution photos of growing corn from seed to harvest, the women and men …

Ag Groups, Corn, NCGA, Photography

Google Glass Wedding

Cindy Zimmerman

We are back at ZimmComm World Headquarters today after spending Thanksgiving in Cancun marrying off our youngest daughter to a wonderful young man we are proud to call our new son-in-law. The setting for the wedding was just beautiful in a Catholic chapel on the beach. All of my family was there from south Florida, which made it very special. …

Photography, Video, ZimmComm Announcement

CFWF Photography Workshop

Cindy Zimmerman

Improving photography skills was the goal of a post-conference workshop for the Canadian Farm Writers Federation last weekend. Photographer Elaine Shein with DTN/Progressive Farmer took close to 20 participants around the Legacy Garden behind the PEI Farm Centre and through the Royal Forest on the east side of the Crops and Livestock Research Centre grounds. Our Canadian correspondent Trudy Kelly …


The CT Farm Project

Jamie Johansen

The fertile soils of the Connecticut landscape has sustained generations of farmers who toil from dawn to dusk to work the land and grow the food to feed a hungry state. It also has inspired award-winning photographer Jack McConnell to document the hardscrabble life of farmers. The CT Farm Project is a new exhibit that celebrates the faces and places …

Ag Groups, Photography

Farm Progress Show Sunset

Chuck Zimmerman

I couldn’t get a Farm Progress Show sunrise today but I did get the sunset! After I took this one and looked at it I realized there was a flag in front of the sun. That was a big surprise! Then another few miles down the road I had to pull over by a corn field. It was too good …

Farm Progress Show, Photography

Hawaii Pictures by Vincent K. Tylor

Chuck Zimmerman

In this week’s program we’re going to talk photography. Hawaiian photography with Vincent K. Tylor, Hawaiian Landmark Images. I want to be like Vince! Taking photos in Hawaii! A lot of you in the AgWired community are photographers or at least like taking pictures. I think you’ll enjoy our conversation. I asked Vince what was his favorite type of photography …

Photography, ZimmCast

NCGA Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest

Cindy Zimmerman

If you shoot it, they will vote – in the new National Corn Growers Association Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest. NCGA is calling all photographers to help tell the story of farming field corn in America with this brand new photo contest. Submit your favorite high-resolution photos of corn growth from seed to harvest and the families that grow it and you …

Corn, NCGA, Photography

2nd Syngenta Photography Award Call for Entries

Jamie Johansen

Syngenta announced that the second Syngenta Photography Award is now open for entries. The Award aims to stimulate dialogue and create awareness around significant global challenges through powerful photography. The Syngenta Photography Award invites professional and amateur photographers from all over the world to submit applications in two categories – the Professional Commission and the Open Competition. The Award offers …

Agribusiness, Photography, Syngenta

ZimmComm Hits 100,000 Photos During IFAJ 2013

Cindy Zimmerman

“I got a Nikon camera, I love to take a photograph, so Mama don’t take my Kodachrome away.” Paul Simon Sometime last week during the IFAJ 2013 Congress, ZimmComm reached a milestone of 100,000 photos in our eight-year-old Flickr account. We picked this photo as our 100,000th – since we are not exactly sure but it’s one of our favorites. …

IFAJ, Livestock, Photography