Photo Contest

The Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmer & Rancher Committee holds this annual photo contest to provide an opportunity for Farm Bureau members to showcase agriculture and to encourage appreciation of rural Georgia. This competition offers amateur photographers the chance to explore the many activities, seasons, triumphs, disappointments and faces of agriculture - our state’s #1 industry. The photos that win this competition will capture the image and spirit of agriculture and Farm Bureau in Georgia.



The contest is open to any amateur photographer (one who receives no income from photography) who is a member of Georgia Farm Bureau. 


Contest Rules

All photos must highlight Georgia agriculture and must have been taken in 2017 or 2018. Each entrant may enter up to three (3) photos, and only those of highest quality will be considered. 

All digital photos must be in .jpg format, and must be sent as an attachment by email to In the subject line of the email type “Photo Contest”. 


Lisa Slaton of Macon County won the 2017 Grand Prize
for this photo, titled "So then God made a farmer."

Also attach a completed Photo Contest Entry Form to the email with your photo(s). Photos submitted without an entry form will not be accepted.

Click for Photo Contest Entry Form

Photos entered in the GFB photo contest may not have been entered in any other contest. Photos will be judged on the use of angle, lighting, balance, color, contrast, viewpoint and technical ability. Photos altered in any way will not be judged. All photos become the property of GFB and may be used for any purpose, such as publishing in Georgia Neighbors and/or Georgia Farm Bureau News, posting it on Georgia Farm Bureau websites or social media, reproducing for Farm Bureau use or selling. Georgia Farm Bureau has the final decision on any and all questions or concerns regarding rules, judging, eligibility, prizes awarded or anything else that may arise pertaining to the Photo Contest. 


All entries must be received via email by 4:30 pm on Friday, May 18, 2018.


GRAND PRIZE: One (1) winner will receive $150. 

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Eleven (11) entrants will receive $75 each

The grand prize winning photo will be featured on the front of the 2019 GFB Young Farmer Calendar. The eleven honorable mention winning photos will be featured inside the calendar.


Children or People in Photo

If you use children or people in your photo, you must complete a Model Release Entry Form. Click here to download a PDF version of the form. This form must be completed and received by fax at (478) 405-3422, by email to, or by U.S. Mail to the address below. This form must also be received by May 18, 2018. 


Georgia Farm Bureau
Attn: Field Services Department
P.O. Box 7068
Macon, GA 31209