Naig recognizes students for providing artwork for "From the Farm to You" calendar

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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018


DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig recognized thirteen students from Iowa at the State Fair for providing the artwork that appears in the “From the Farm to You” calendar.  The calendar was distributed to fairgoers by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

“The ‘From the Farm to You’ calendar emphasizes the connection between the production of our state’s farmers and everyday products enjoyed by Iowans. The art by these students helps showcase Iowa agriculture in a way that can be enjoyed throughout the year,” Naig said.

Naig presented the students with a certificate during the State Fair recognizing their selection.  The winners of the contest are listed below.  Photos from the presentation can be found at Also, an electronic version of the calendar can be seen here.  

Students can submit drawings to be considered for inclusion in the calendar next year.  Pictures should be drawn using only black lines on plain white paper, 8 ½ by 11 inches.  The pictures should not be colored.  They can be submitted to the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Calendar Kids, 502 E. 9th St., Des Moines, IA 50319.


Farm to you calendar winners


For more information, contact Dustin Vande Hoef, (515) 281-3375 or (515) 326-1616 (cell) or