Congratulations to Whitney Sheppard of Screven County for winning the Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers 13th Annual Picture Agriculture in Georgia Photo Contest grand prize of $150!
Sheppard’s photo will be featured on the cover of the 2023 GFB YF&R calendar available at most county Farm Bureau offices in January. The calendar will also feature the 11 honorable mention winners, who each received a $75 prize.
Honorable mention winners are: Megan Branch, Appling County; Greta Collins, Colquitt County; Caitlyn Crispell, Tattnall County; Julie Hardy, Thomas County; Betty Harris, Crawford County; Jessica Lance, Madison County; Denise Lane, Dawson County; Lorene Parker, Polk County; Haley Scruggs, Bibb County; Cody Seagraves, Madison County; and Emily West, Taliaferro County.
GFB thanks the more than 100 contestants who submitted more than 230 photos. The GFB YF&R Committee narrowed the submissions down to a group of 20. Voting to choose the overall winner and the honorable mentions was held via Facebook in mid-July.