From the Desk of: The Illinois State Treasure, Michael W. Frerichs
The deadline is fast approaching for the Treasurer’s Office 6th annual Cream of the Crop Photo Contest. The contest encourages young photographers to share their vision of agriculture in our state.
The Treasurer’s Office will accept electronic submissions for the Cream of the Crop Photo Contest from Illinois students, ages 8-18. Top photographs will be chosen in three age-based categories: ages 8-10, 11-14, and 15-18. Each student is allowed to submit up to two photos by July 16, 2018.
To read the rules, terms, and legal conditions associated with this contest, visit our website at illinoistreasurer.gov and look under the Resource Center on the right side of the screen.
The photo contest is part of the Ag Invest program and offers an opportunity for Illinois students to submit snapshots that depict their vision of the agriculture in our state. Contest winners will be featured in Ag Invest marketing materials and displayed at the 2018 Illinois State Fair.
Ag Invest is one of the nation’s largest agricultural linked deposits. It helps hundreds of Illinois farmers and agriculture professionals. The Treasurer’s Office, through Ag Invest, partners with eligible lenders to offer farmers annual and long-term, low-interest loans which can be used for operating costs, equipment purchases, construction-related expenses, and livestock purchases.
To read the Terms and Conditions of the program, click here.
To enter the Cream of the Crop photo contest, click here