Accelerated Genetics has announced that its 2009 photo contest themes are “Favorite Cows” and “Picturesque Pastures.” Winning entries in each category will receive a digital camera. Other placings will be awarded cash prizes. 

For the “Favorite Cows” theme, pick out your favorite cow or calf and take a picture of them in their favorite setting. For the “Picturesque Pastures,” take photographs of cows or calves on beautiful pastures. Any of these photos can be taken throughout the year.

Multiple photos can be entered in the contest. Make sure the photo is clear and crisp, not foggy or cloudy; and make sure the animals look healthy and reasonably clean.

All photos entered should be color. Digital Images are preferred and need to be sent as a high resolution (300 dpi) JPEG image with photo size at 8-inch x 10-inch or larger. Digital images can be sent via email or mailed on a CD.

The entry deadline is Sept. 1. For each photo entered, please include in the email or on a sheet of paper: your name, address, phone number and the photo’s title. Send your entries to: Accelerated Genetics, Kari Stanek-Photo Contest, E10890 Penny Lane, Baraboo, WI 53913 or e-mail

If you have any questions, call (800) 451-9275, ext. 222.

Source: Accelerated Genetics