I NY Agriculture Art Contest
2011 Winners Entries
A color drawing or painting on 8 1/2" by 11" paper.
A color drawing or painting on 8 1/2" by 11" paper showing your favorite food and yourself.
A painting or color drawing on 8 1/2" by 11" paper with a four-sentence paragraph on the theme.
A painting or color drawing on 8 1/2" by 11" paper showing where milk comes from and milk products.
1st PlaceAlexandra Burns
"Corn is my favorite crop grown in New York. Corn is healthy because it has vitamins, fiber and carbohydrates. Corn is a popular crop for farmers to grow. Corn is sweet and juicy and fun to eat of the cob in the summertime."
2nd PlaceEmma Van Gorden
"My favorite New York Food is Maple Syrup. You can have maple syrup on waffles, pancakes, and ice cream. Maple syrup comes from maple trees. The collect sap and boil out the water. What is left is yummy thick maple syrup!"
3rd PlaceKarrie Kosier
"Eggs are my favorite New York food. All chickens lay eggs, except roosters, but never more then one or two a day. If eggs are not collected the hen might stop laying eggs. Hens usually lay eggs where they feel the most comfortable."
Honorable MentionCole Deming
"I like cattle, pigs, and sheep because bacon is made out of pigs. I like the fat the most. I like cattle because they make milk. I like sheep because their fur makes me warm."
Honorable MentionChristian Richardson
"My favorite New York food is eggs. Chickens lay eggs on a farm. Farmers collect the eggs. Then the eggs get brought to the store so people can buy them."
A painting or color drawing on 8 1/2" by 11" paper with a one-sentence slogan about New York agriculture. The slogan can be general or specific to a particular agricultural process or commodity.
1st PlaceErika Woollett Chiba
"Wheat is Sweet"
2nd PlaceBrook Walter
"Agriculture Makes Me Smile From Ear to Ear!"
3rd PlaceKelsey LaFave
"Milk is Moo Moo Good!"
Honorable MentionEmma Van Amburgh
"Milk is Moo Moo Good!"
Honorable MentionShelby Beecher
"New York Milk, Drink it Up!"
The poem can be general or specific. If specific, focus on one of the over 200 agricultural commodities produced in New York State, a specific farm/farmer, or an aspect of the food system.
An original informative or narrative (may be real or imagined) text that utilizes research and information from a variety of sources to develop the topic or story. Writing should be without reference to specific brands or trademarked products. Max. 500 words.
On 11" by 17" paper. A poster that celebrates a New York farm or farmer(s), using media of your choice.