Feb 04, 2020

2020 Harvest Photo Contest Winners

Who took the top prize this year?

1st Prize

Michael Kaeb, Goodwine Co-op, Goodwine, IL

$100 Visa gift card

This was taken early on Friday, Nov. 8. It was 14 degrees with a light breeze out of the north/northwest. The corn dryers hadn’t had a break since they were started on Nov. 4. The corn that week averaged 21.5% moisture. The dryers continued to run for several more days.

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2nd Prize

Jim Larson, Red Wing Grain LLC, Red Wing, MN

$75 Visa gift card

Crews were loading a corn barge on the Mississippi River and drying corn in downtown Red Wing, MN, on a record-breaking cold day in November.

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3rd Prize

Amy Engelhard, Engelhard Family Farms LLC, Unionville, MI

$50 Visa gift card

This is a photo of organic corn being loaded into a semi-truck while the temperature was below freezing and it was windier than anything.

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