Ron Harms among winners in Colorado ag photo contest

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LAKEWOOD — A local man’s photo was among the winning entries named in the 16th annual “Colorado...it’s Agricultural” Photography Contest.

The entries featured diverse crops, cattle drives, rodeo action, and the fact of the future of Colorado agriculture.


Brighton’s Ron Harms won first place in the open professional category for his “Sunflower Sunset."

“This year’s entries really showcased the spirit of Colorado agriculture,” said Wendy White, marketing specialist at the Colorado Department of Agriculture.  “Photographers from across the state sent us their best pictures that truly represent agriculture across the state.”

The winners were selected based on relation to Colorado agriculture, creativity and technical quality. 

The winning photographers will be displayed in the Beede-Hamil Agriculture Building at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, Colo. They are also available online at www.coloradoagriculture.com.