Future Farmer Photo Contest

May 19, 2023


Future Farmers are Key!

School is ending soon, summer is around the corner and it's time to get the kiddos outside! Post a photo of your future farmer doing their favorite farm activity during our photo contest for a chance to win Iowa State Fair Tickets for your family! Photos can include kids outside on the farm, in the tractor, feeding livestock, or riding along in the truck. Sky's the limit!


To Enter

  • Pick up a free Future Farmer bag at your Key location

  • Follow @KeyCooperative on Instagram and Facebook 

  • Take a photo of your kiddo doing their favorite activity on the farm while wearing their Key hat

  • Post to your social media feed on Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #FutureFarmersAreKey. Don’t forget to describe your favorite activity and tag us!


Contest Prize

Take your family to the Iowa State Fair! All qualifying contest participants are entered to win the contest prize which includes:

  • Four Iowa State Fair Adult Admission Tickets 

  • Four Iowa State Fair Value Packs - Each value pack includes the following items:

    • 1 Reloadable Pass with 5 Credits (must be redeemed in the Thrill Parks 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.)

    • 1 Ye Old Mill OR Snakes Alive OR Train Exhibit admission

    • 1 Bungee Jump or Krazy Maze

    • 1 Giant Slide

    • 1 Sky Glider

    • 4 $1 Food/beverage ticket

    • 1 Cup of Barksdale's State Fair Cookies


Contest Rules and Qualifications 

Participants must follow Key Cooperative on Instagram and Facebook and post an appropriate photo of their child/children (18 years of age and under) to their Instagram or Facebook feed using the contest hashtag, #FutureFarmersAreKey, before June 30, 2023 to qualify. Only one entry per family qualifies. All qualifying participants are entered to win; winner of the photo contest will receive four 2023 Iowa State Fair adult admission tickets and four 2023 Iowa State Fair value packs. Winner will be selected by a committee and announced publicly by July 7th, 2023. Winner consents to Key Cooperative sharing their photo. Only Key Cooperative members and customers are eligible to win; employees are not eligible to win.


Future Farmers Enjoy the Outdoors

Encourage your kids to spend time outside with these activites. Pstt..these activites also make for great photo opportunites!

  • Plant flower seeds or help a family member plant a garden

  • Ride along with Mom/Dad/a Grandparent to check on the crops

  • Teach your pet a new trick

  • Help with chores by collecting eggs or feeding a bottle calf

  • Climb a tree or build a fort

  • Build a birdfeeder or put out birdseed & watch the birds

  • Play in the sprinkler or help wash a vehicle

  • Go for a nature walk & count how many bugs or animals you see

  • Go fishing with your family

  • Go for a bike or four-wheeler ride

  • Use sidewalk chalk to draw a picture of your farm


Future Farmers Enjoy Learning

Farmers never stop learning! Encourage your kids to learn something new about agriculture with these indoor activites. 

Thank you for participating in the Future Farmer Photo Contest! 

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