Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest

2018 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest

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All the photos entered in this year’s contest can be found on the Department's Flickr stream.

2018 Winners:

Best in Show:

Best in Show - Pure Joy picture

“Pure Joy” by Jody Teague of Cole Camp, Mo.

People's Choice:

  • “Curious” by Jon Wilson of Ava, Mo.

Beauty of the Farm:

  • 1st Place: “Early Morning Walk” by Betsy ONeal of Cabool, Mo.
  • Runner-up: “Slowly Coming Along” by Kimberly Patke of Villa Ridge, Mo.
  • Honorable Mention: “Bloom Groomer” by Aaron Baker of Lawson, Mo.
  • Honorable Mention: “Hay Season” by Caleb Hawkins of Napoleon, Mo.

Faces of the Farm:

  • 1st Place: “Spraying Pastures” by Pam Thompson of Lohman, Mo.
  • Runner-up: “Oink” by Ashley Homan of Pilot Grove, Mo.
  • Honorable Mention: “Pop-Pop’s Little Helper” by Wendy Hall of Liberty, Mo.
  • Honorable Mention: “Howdy Neighbor” by Carolyn Buhman of Clarksdale, Mo.

Farm Selfie:

  • 1st Place: “Juliet” by Lindsay Mercer of Cole Camp, Mo.
  • Runner-up: “Curious” by Jon Wilson of Ava, Mo.
  • Honorable Mention: “Uncle Paul” by Tricia Wisbrock of Fenton, Mo.
  • Honorable Mention: “Sneaking a Lick” by TJ Bruner of Jacksonville, Mo.

The Farmer's Life:

  • 1st Place: “Farmer and Tractor” by Emily Meneely of Wheeling, Mo.
  • Runner-up: “Hard Days Work” by Jody Teague of Cole Camp, Mo.
  • Honorable Mention: “Waitin’ on the Water” by Ashley Homan of Pilot Grove, Mo.
  • Honorable Mention: “Farmer Mechanic” by Lacey Miller of Palmyra, Mo.

Pride of the Farm:

  • 1st Place: “Old and New” by Michaela Carroll of Deepwater, Mo.
  • Runner-up: “Branding Day” by Lacey Miller of Palmyra, Mo.
  • Honorable Mention: “Dairy Beauty” by Aubrey Fletcher of Purdy, Mo.
  • Honorable Mention: “Gooseberry Harvest” by Juliane Sykes of Chillicothe, Mo.

Children's Barnyard:

  • 1st Place: “Good Morning” by Clara Wallace of Vandalia, Mo.
  • Runner-up: “Eye on the Soul” by Caroline Volner of Saint James, Mo.
  • Honorable Mention: “Farm Traffic Jam” by Asher Ahrens of Jackson, Mo.
  • Honorable Mention: “Better than a Playground” by Emma Bell of Bucklin, Mo.