Entries sought for ag photo contest

Entries will be accepted through the end of the year for an annual photography contest showcasing the agricultural industry in Colorado.

For the first time, only digital entries will be accepted.

Entries to the 17th annual “Colorado … it’s AgriCultural” photography contest must be submitted by e-mail along with an official entry form by Dec. 31. All photographs must be taken during the 2014 calendar year and relate to Colorado agriculture in some way.

Prizes will be awarded in five subject areas: agritourism, crops, livestock, people and open professional. Amateur and professional photographers are encouraged to enter. Only professionals may enter agriculture-related photographs in the open professional category.

Judging will be based on theme, creativity and technical quality. The photographer whose picture is judged to best depict the spirit of Colorado agriculture will receive $150. Category winners will receive a “Colorado…it’s AgriCultural” prize pack.

For contest rules, an entry form or additional information, call (303) 869-9174 or visit the Internet Web site located at www.coloradoagriculture.com/aginsights.