2012 Photo Contest Winners

 Grand Prize

"Checkin Cows"

Cowboy on a horse on the range

Samantha Kujala
Photo Taken in Burns, CO

First Place - Agritourism

"Come Help Us At The Ranch, Dude!"

2 cowboys on horses rounding up steer

Elena Drazev, Grand Junction, CO
Photo Taken at Crystal Creek Corrals, Gunnison, CO

First Place - Crops

"The Gleaner"

A crop machine in the crops

Sonya Hutchison, Merino, CO
Photo Taken in Merino, CO

First Place - Open Professional

"Colorado Sunset"

2 people in the sunset with a cow

Marni Mattner, Denver, CO
Photo Taken at Daisy Lane Dairy, Cope, CO

First Place - People

"3 Generations of John Deere"

4 people sitting on small John Deere tractors

Rita Kleve, Holyoke, CO
Photo Taken in Holyoke, CO

Honorable Mentions


"Stephen in Corn Maze"

A little boy in a corn field holding corn ears

Joyce Simpleman, Keenesburg, CO
Photo Taken in Hudson, CO


"Dawn Over Ash Mesa Corn Field"

Dawn over Ash Mesa corn field

Craig Hammes, Delta, CO
Photo Taken in Delta, CO

"Wheat Harvest"

Wheat Harvest machine in the fields

Rita Kleve, Holyoke, CO
Photo Take in Holyoke, CO


Hay bales in the field

Gary Rich, Aurora, CO
Photo Taken West of DIA, CO



"Free Range Cattle"

Cattle on the range

Dennis Krukover, Brooklyn, NY
Uncompahgre National Forest, CO

"The Kind Eye of a Gentle Giant"

A horses eye close up

Dee Jensen, Fleming, CO
Photo Taken in Sterling, CO


Open Professional

"Home Canned Peaches"

Home canned peaches

Lou Costy, Fort Collins, CO
Photo Taken in Fort Collins, CO




A little boy and a calf

Marla Rock, Wray, CO
Photo Taken at Box Elder Ranch, Wray, CO

"Tractor Girl!"

A little girl sitting on a John Deere tractor

Nicole Kleve, Nolanville, TX
Photo Taken in Holyoke, CO