Cream of the Crop Winners

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The Cream of the Crop photo contest is an annual photography competition that showcases Illinois agriculture. 


This annual competition is open to young people, and winners are chosen in the following age ranges: Ages 8-10, Ages 11-14, and Ages 15-18.


Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Cream of the Crop contest! Their photos are featured below.


Ages 8-10

First Place Winner
Cooling Off

Abby Weber - Alpha, IL


Second Place Winner

Hay Bale and Blue Sky

Adalynn Stickel - Lacon, IL


Third Place Winner

Centennial Farm

Olivia Mizeur - Taylorville, IL


Ages 11-14

First Place Winner

What a Ham

Maggie Goodson - Greenville, IL


First Place Winner


Renee Gehrke - Byron, IL


Second Place Winner

Family Farm

Elsa Cole - Jacksonville, IL


Third Place Winner

Path to Farming

Emily Boecker - Morton IL


Ages 15-18

First Place Winner

Best Friends

Trace Jochim- Viola, IL


Second Place Winner

My Best Side

Ben Nolan - McHenry, IL


Third Place Winner

End of Day

Sheldon Martin - Dongola, IL