Accelerated Genetics Photo Contest Winners and 2013 Themes Announced

Accelerated Genetics Photo Contest Winners and 2013 Themes Announced

Accelerated Genetics is excited to announce this year’s winners of the annual photo contest. Participants were asked to enter photos in one of two categories: ‘Caring for Your Animals’ or ‘Showing Your Pride for Agriculture’.

The 2012 Photo Contest winners for the 'Caring For Your Animals' category:
first place – Danae Bauer, Scandinavia, Wis., with photo titled “Snug as a Bug in a Rug.”

The 2012 Photo Contest winners for the ‘Caring for Your Animals' category:
second place – Josie Alexander, Hoxie, Kan., with photo titled “Got Milk?”

The 2012 Photo Contest winners for the ‘Caring for Your Animals’ category:
third place – Connie Eibergen, Madison, Wis., with photo titled “Clean Pens, Healthy Calves.”

The 2012 Photo Contest winners for the 'Showing Your Pride for Agriculture' category:
first place - Danae Bauer, Scandinavia, WI., with photo titled "American Pride".

The 2012 Photo Contest winners for the 'Showing Your Pride for Agriculture’ category:
second place – Nargiza Kanybek Kyzy, Harmony, Minn., with photo titled “Connecting with Agriculture”.

The 2012 Photo Contest winners for the ‘Showing Your Pride for Agriculture’ category:
third place – Robin Kleine, Lowell, Ind., with photo titled “A Gracious Winner”.

Accelerated Genetics has two new themes for participants to try their photography skills on for the 2013 contest: 'AG in Action' and 'Breeds of the Seasons'. For 'AG in Action ' capture your favorite Accelerated Genetics cattle, products, services, representatives, etc. as they’re showcased around the farm. People. Products. Pride. For 'Breeds of the Seasons' snap photos of your favorite breeds while showcasing your favorite seasons!

A panel of judges will select winners from each category and they will be awarded the following prizes: First Place - $100 Gift Card, Second Place - $75 Gift Card and Third Place - $50 Gift Card.

Digital photos are required and need to be sent as a high resolution (300 dpi) JPEG image with photo size at least 8” x 10”. Low resolution photos will be not be included in the contest. Digital images can be sent via email or mailed in on a CD.

The entry deadline is SEPTEMBER 1, 2013! Contestants can enter as many photos as they wish. For each photo entered, please include: name of photographer, address, phone, email, location photo was taken, photo title and photo category. Then email entries with the subject line ‘2012 Photo Contest’ to: kolson@accelgen.com or mail CD’s or prints to: Accelerated Genetics, Kristin Olson-Photo Contest, E10890 Penny Lane, Baraboo, WI 53913.

All entries submitted will become the property of Accelerated Genetics and could be used in future publications or projects. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Kristin Olson at 800.451.9275 ext. 5426 or by e-mail at kolson@accelgen.com. Happy photo taking!
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11.09.2012