Enter the TN Farm Bureau Photo Contest

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Get your camera ready because it’s time for Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation’s 25th Annual Photo Contest! After 25 years of judging spectacular Tennessee snapshots submitted by Tennessee Home & Farm readers, 2020 will be the contest’s final year.

The categories for this year’s contest are Farm Life, State Parks and Family Fun. Please click the image below to enter each category (one photo per category per person).

All entries, including those mailed in, will be considered for prizes and for the chance to be featured in Tennessee Home & Farm magazine’s winter issue, which publishes in late November. For information on eligibility, please see the official rules.

You can also check out the 2019 TN Farm Bureau Photo Contest Winners, as well as the winners from past photo contests: 2018, 2017201620152014, 2013 and 2012.


  1. April White

    February 28, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    I entered a photo into the contest and put the member number 5110040, but I’m not sure if it uploaded because it never gave me any notice that it had. If there is anyway that you could check to see and see and send me an email to let me know I would very much appreciate it. Thank you and have a blessed day

    • Rachel Bertone

      March 2, 2015 at 9:58 am

      Hi April,

      Yes, we have received and approved your photo. Thanks for entering the contest!

      Rachel Bertone
      Editor, TN Home and Farm

    • Charmin Branam

      July 22, 2016 at 9:34 am

      I entered the contest and I don’t see my photos. My membership is 2315145 did I do it right?

  2. kendra

    March 2, 2015 at 7:19 pm

    Did my entry come through?

    • Rachel Bertone

      March 3, 2015 at 8:28 am

      Hi Kendra,

      I don’t see your entry for the photo contest. Please resubmit them. Thanks!

      Rachel Bertone
      editor, TN Home and Farm

  3. Debbie Nidiffer

    March 4, 2015 at 9:01 pm

    I entered a photo for the photo contest. Please let me know if it doesn’t come thru, or if you don’t get it!

    Debbie Nidiffer

  4. christi Faccinto faccinto

    March 10, 2015 at 9:52 pm

    I just submitted two photos for the contest. The photos went through, but not sure the info did.
    Both times it said a field “”” needed to be filled. I looked for it and never could find the field.

    Please let me know if you received my phots with the information.

    Thank You
    Christi Darby Faccinto

    • Rachel Bertone

      March 11, 2015 at 8:27 am

      Hi Christi,

      It doesn’t look like we’ve received your entries. Please try submitting them again. Thanks!

      Rachel Bertone
      editor, TN Home and Farm

  5. Tammy Chrisman

    April 3, 2015 at 10:32 am

    Did my picture came through first time I did this ?

    • Rachel Bertone

      April 6, 2015 at 2:35 pm

      Hi Tammy,

      I don’t see your photo. Please resubmit. Thanks!

      Rachel Bertone
      editor, Tennessee Home and Farm

  6. Cassius Parsons

    June 2, 2015 at 5:01 pm

    your site will not let me put anything in the “box”. I have tried several times. Had the same problem last year.

  7. Stephanie Quillen

    June 2, 2015 at 7:08 pm

    I am trying to enter a phone for the farm life category and i can not get down to the submit button due to the bottom of the screen covering it up and it will not go down. I am doing the photo from my iphone. Any suggestions?

  8. Jane Brown

    June 5, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    I just tried to enter the photo contest and I hit submit but it’s not doing anything. Did it come through anyway?

    • Rachel Bertone

      June 10, 2015 at 1:16 pm

      Hi Jane,

      Hmm…I don’t see your entry. Can you try again at this link: https://www.tnhomeandfarm.com/contests-giveaways/tennessee-farm-bureau-photo-contest/? Where it says submit your photo? I’m not sure if you were trying to submit through your phone, but we did have some technical difficulties with that last week. It should be fixed, but maybe try resubmitting through your desktop computer. Hope this helps!

      Rachel Bertone
      Editor, TN Home and Farm

  9. Jackie Hardin

    June 17, 2015 at 10:27 am

    I don’t see the entry I submitted? Should I re – enter?
    Thank you

    • Jackie Hardin

      June 17, 2015 at 10:34 am

      Dis regard the above. I found it. Sorry

  10. Pam Lasater

    June 26, 2015 at 11:11 pm

    I submitted two photos for one category: Tennessee Nature before I realized only one could be submitted. Will this disqualify me or can I delete on of the entries?

    • Jessy Yancey

      June 29, 2015 at 2:17 pm

      Hi Pam,

      We can delete one of the entries for you. Please email us at thaf@jnlcom.com with more information. Thanks!

      Jessy Yancey
      editor, Tennessee Home & Farm

  11. Mark

    July 3, 2015 at 8:12 am

    I entered one photo for each category, by the rules. I got an error message on the mailbox entry, so I mistakenly entered it twice. Now I get a message that said I cannot submit my third entry, Nature, because I have already had 3 entries.

    • Mark

      July 7, 2015 at 9:21 pm

      I am still waiting on a response as to why my third submission of a nature photo was not accepted. Thank you.

      • Rachel Bertone

        July 8, 2015 at 9:24 am

        Hi Mark,

        Actually, you have already submitted a photo for the Nature category, as well as one for Tennessee Mailboxes. You had submitted a duplicate mailbox photo, which we rejected, but you should still be able to submit a photo in the Tennessee Farm Life category, if you have one. Please let me know if you have any other questions. Hope this helped!

        Rachel Bertone
        editor, TN Home and Farm

  12. Wendy Snyder

    July 6, 2015 at 8:25 am

    Can you check and see if my photos went thru? I entered under two categories. Thank you!

    • Rachel Bertone

      July 8, 2015 at 8:47 am

      Hi Wendy,

      I don’t see you photos. We’ve had a few users experience some issues with entries through a mobile device, so please re-enter them on a desktop computer. Thanks!

      Rachel Bertone
      editor, TN Home and Farm

  13. Tim Gillahan

    July 17, 2015 at 10:09 pm

    Hello! I just entered one of my photos in the nature category. The photo that I sent in contained a small, light watermark with my name and year on it. I submitted it, not knowing if watermarks were permitted. Is that okay? Should I resend a copy of the same photo without the watermark on it?

    Thanks in advance,

    Tim G

  14. Judy M Lyell

    July 27, 2015 at 3:13 pm

    I’ve been having some internet issue for a few weeks, so I’m just curious if my photo for the TN Nature portion of your contest was received.

    • Rachel Bertone

      July 28, 2015 at 12:32 pm

      Hi Judy,

      Thanks for your comment. Your photo did come through and was approved. Good luck!

      Rachel Bertone
      editor, TN Home and Farm

  15. Carol Talley

    July 27, 2015 at 9:50 pm

    I submitted a photo to the TN Farm Life category but I wasn’t sure if it went thru. Can you verify receiving?

  16. John Bell

    July 28, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    Not sure my picture uploaded properly.. it said it did but I can’t find it!! Thanks


    July 30, 2015 at 6:19 pm

    i entered 1 photo in each division …the first one posted….look good in index but when i clicked on it….. had part of picture left out…then the other 2 photos dont see at all…..could u check and see IF u see 3 entered…and if GOLDEN FIELDS pix shows the whole barn…please thank you

    • Rachel Bertone

      July 31, 2015 at 8:49 am

      Hi Cindy,

      Thanks for your comment. All of your photos have been approved and the “Golden Fields” photo does show the whole barn. Thanks for entering and good luck!

      Rachel Bertone
      editor, Tennessee Home and Farm


        July 31, 2015 at 5:45 pm

        thanks alot for checkin on that…i see all them now….but my mailbox entry….FREEDOM… is turned wrong do i need to resubmit it ?

  18. Karen

    August 1, 2015 at 9:56 am

    How do you vote3 for picture? I can’t find anything to click on

    • Karen

      August 1, 2015 at 11:33 pm

      Never mind 🙂

  19. Jennifer

    August 2, 2015 at 7:18 pm

    Who were the winners?

  20. Betty Richardson

    August 9, 2015 at 6:09 pm

    Friend submit pictures, but I have not seen them.

    Her a name is Susan Russell.

    She submit on the last day

  21. brenda

    August 18, 2015 at 1:29 pm

    I sent a photo in on July 31 and did not see it.
    3 children in cornfield

    • Jessy Yancey

      August 19, 2015 at 3:52 pm

      Hi Brenda,

      If it was a mailed-in entry, then we have it ready to judge – we just don’t have the resources to put the hundreds of mailed-in entries online. Thanks!

      Jessy Yancey
      editor, Tennessee Home & Farm

      • brenda

        August 19, 2015 at 8:23 pm

        it was sent online.

  22. Lydia Bates

    August 26, 2015 at 3:20 pm

    When is the deadline to submit the photo for the contest

  23. Brenda Smith

    September 6, 2015 at 8:31 am

    Who won the 2015 photo contest i submitted my grandsons picture.under farm

  24. Brenda Smith

    September 7, 2015 at 7:11 pm

    Who won photo contest

  25. Cathy Stagner

    September 11, 2015 at 3:12 pm

    How do you enter the photo contest?

  26. Donna Strong

    March 5, 2016 at 11:17 am

    Was my entry received?

  27. StaceyT

    April 4, 2016 at 3:26 pm


    I submitted three photos this morning (4/4/16) and none of them appear in the submissions for the 2016 photo contest.

    • Jessy Yancey

      April 5, 2016 at 2:20 pm

      Please allow 48 hours for photos to be reviewed. Thanks!

      Jessy Yancey, editor

  28. Carin

    June 21, 2016 at 2:39 pm

    Just wanted to give a big “Thank-You” to Rachel.
    For helping me solve my problem.

    • Rachel Bertone

      June 22, 2016 at 8:37 am

      Happy to help! Thanks for entering and good luck!

      Rachel Bertone
      editor, TN Home and Farm

  29. Deborah Clark

    July 1, 2016 at 7:58 pm

    What are you talking about? What have I left out?

  30. Cindy Davis-Peterson

    July 13, 2016 at 8:21 am

    Can you advise as to if you received my photo in the barn category? I left message after the photo was submitted, and my computer said page was not available. I left message and now I don’t see the message. Thank You and have a most wonderful day !

    • Rachel Bertone

      July 15, 2016 at 10:07 am

      Hi Cindy,

      Yes, your photo has been approved! Thanks for submitting, and good luck!

      Rachel Bertone
      editor, TN Home and Farm

  31. Louise Fuqua

    July 31, 2016 at 1:28 pm

    I submitted a photo of my granddaughter sitting on the porch steps of their home holding a doll by its head, I’m not sure it was received for the contest. I tried several times to submit it because; I didn’t get confirmation of it being received, could you please let me know if you received it? It was sent in plenty of time under “Faces of Farming.”

  32. Debbie

    August 1, 2016 at 7:14 pm

    I entered 2 photos on July 5 and both were approved but I cannot find the one with the tractor? can you let me know what happened to it.

  33. Mike Newsom

    August 1, 2016 at 8:00 pm

    The picture I submitted of our granddaughter with our miniature donkeys is turned on its side; Can you please rotate it to the upright position? Thank you in advance

    • Rachel Bertone

      August 2, 2016 at 9:01 am

      Hi Mike,

      We have rotated your photo. Thanks!

      Rachel Bertone
      editor, TN Home and Farm

  34. Whitney

    August 3, 2016 at 9:36 am

    It looks like many of the photos are cut off. For instance, it says “Viewing 61-80” but I can only see 61-67, with the bottom row cut off. And there is no way to scroll down within the photo gallery box. This is preventing many entries from being seen. Looks like a major glitch; not good.

    For instance, my entry is only visible if I search my name; assuming it may be one of those that is cut off.

    I have attempted this on a couple of computers, and on the phone (similar issues there).

    • LindaS

      August 3, 2016 at 2:43 pm

      I am having the same problem.

    • racheal

      August 3, 2016 at 3:44 pm

      same problem here too…you can’t even see most of the photos.

    • Rachel Bertone

      August 4, 2016 at 10:18 am

      Hi Whitney,

      We’re so sorry for the inconvenience! I think we have fixed the problem. Please let me know if you’re still having issues. Thanks!

      Rachel Bertone
      editor, TN Home and Farm

    • LindaS

      August 5, 2016 at 9:51 am

      If you are still having problem try this. Works for me.


  35. David

    August 30, 2016 at 9:01 pm

    When is the next contest taking place? Would love to submit a photo.

    • Rachel Bertone

      September 1, 2016 at 9:19 am

      Hi David,

      The photo contest kicks off each year in mid-February when the spring issue publishes. There is an entry form in the spring issue and the online entry form will also be updated. We look forward to your photos for the next contest!

      Rachel Bertone
      editor, TN Home and Farm

  36. david piñeros

    September 20, 2016 at 6:50 pm

    can I participate? or is too late.

    • Rachel Bertone

      September 26, 2016 at 8:19 am

      Hi David,

      It’s too late for this year’s contest, but look for entry forms for next year’s contest in the spring issue, which hits mailboxes in February. Thanks!

      Rachel Bertone
      editor, TN Home and Farm

  37. Stacey

    October 17, 2016 at 11:00 am

    “Harvest” would be a fun category – it would give a broad spectrum of creative thinking for photos ranging from prepared meals from the harvest, to fields of produce at harvest time, macros of produce, capturing the work of actual harvest, etc etc. There would be significant diversity in the submissions which in my opinion would be awesome to look through, to see what people come up with as to what “Harvest” means to them. 🙂

  38. Connie C Woodard

    February 27, 2017 at 12:57 pm

    can you tell me if my photos were approved?

    • Jessy Yancey

      February 27, 2017 at 3:59 pm

      They were. Thanks!

  39. Jo Harris

    February 27, 2017 at 4:30 pm

    I couldn’t get a confirmation when I hit “ENTER” so I don’t know if my three entries (three categories) were received. Any way you can confirm? Thanks.


    June 9, 2017 at 7:33 pm

    hi Jessy when will we be able to see entries I sent in 3 photos and cant find the link to view them

    • Jessy Yancey

      August 3, 2017 at 1:00 pm

      You should be able to see entries now! They did not appear until the contest ended on July 31. Thanks!

  41. Kristie Moore

    July 24, 2017 at 7:25 am

    Hello, I submitted a photo in “all about animals” on July 18 but forgot to put my membership number on there…should I submit it again with my number?

  42. eva garcia

    August 4, 2017 at 4:22 pm

    Can I still enter?

    • Rachel Bertone

      August 9, 2017 at 8:29 am

      Hi Eva,

      Unfortunately the photo contest ended July 31. You can no longer enter, but be sure to vote for your favorite in our Readers’ Choice contest. The 2018 photo contest will open for entries in the spring, so plan to enter then. Thanks!

      Rachel Bertone
      Editor, TN Home and Farm

  43. Nina Adamson

    March 13, 2018 at 3:03 pm

    Can I submit a photo taken at any time previously or does it have to be within a certain time period?

    • Jessy Yancey

      April 2, 2018 at 4:39 pm

      Hi Nina, it can be taken at any time, as long as it’s your photo to submit. Thanks!

  44. Hannah

    May 22, 2019 at 12:02 pm

    Hi! I am here to try to enter my photography in the contest. Where must I go to accomplish that? Thanks!

  45. Anna Johnson

    June 14, 2019 at 8:36 am

    I need to switch my photo to another category. Is that possible?

  46. Kimberly Jewell

    August 1, 2019 at 8:44 am

    Its aug 1st. I just tried to vote for a picture but cant figure out how to do it?

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