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Ag In Color Contest Opens In Montana

The Montana Farm Bureau Federation announces the Ag In Color Drawing Contest is open for 2022-2023.

Drawings are due to the county Farm Bureau by Dec. 1. The winning entries will be submitted to the MFBF office. The Women’s Leadership State Committee will select the state winners notify teachers in February and announce the results in March 2023. Winners will receive a prize package from Montana Farm Bureau, ag accurate materials for their teacher and classmates, and a classroom pizza party.

The Ag in Color drawing contest is open to all students and educators across Montana.

The categories are: Kindergarten- Farm Animals in Montana Grade 1- Grown in Montana Grade 2- Grains of Montana Grade 3- Cattle in Agriculture Grade 4- Noxious weeds in Montana Grade 5- Safety on Montana Farms & Ranches Grade 6- Agricultural-related Careers in Montana Entries must be legible with clear printing on good quality paper. Paper size is half letter/a5 (5.5” by 8.5”) landscape (no need for margin). Card stock is encouraged. Use heavier than standard printer paper.

There is a 15-word maximum and the slogan must include the word “Montana” (Grade 3, omit “Montana” from slogan for cattle category) The student’s name, grade, school, school phone number, teacher’s name, teacher’s email and county must be printed neatly on the back of the drawing (provided labels can be affixed to back of each drawing.)

Entries must be submitted to the local county Farm Bureau secretary by Thursday, Dec. 1. See details, as well as corresponding lesson plans, at https://mfbf.org/ Programs/MY-AG. If you have questions, contact Rikki Swant, [email protected]

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