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LSU AgCenter announces 2014 Get It Growing calendar photography contest

News Release Distributed 11/30/12

The LSU AgCenter announces its call for entries for the 2014 Get It Growing Lawn and Garden Calendar. Louisiana photographers will have an opportunity to submit their best photos of beautiful Louisiana flowers, plants, lawns and gardens.

LSU AgCenter faculty members will select approximately 40 photographs for the calendar, according to Elma Sue McCallum, project coordinator.

"The calendar will feature useful gardening information, how to’s, a Louisiana zone map and garden photos,” McCallum said, explaining that the 2013 calendar currently is being sold. Online information and ordering the 2013 calendar are available online.

A dozen of the photos selected for the 2014 calendar will be featured as full-page, color images for each monthly page in the calendar, and one will be used on the cover, McCallum said. The rest will be used throughout the calendar.

Photographers chosen for the monthly pages will receive 10 copies of the published calendar, and their names will be included with their photos, she said. Other photographers chosen will be credited and receive two copies of the published calendar.

Submissions must be high-resolution digital images on CD and submitted with a 2014 Call for Entries form. All images must be photographed in Louisiana and the original work of the photographer submitting the image. Photographers may submit up to 25 of their best gardening photographs. CDs will not be returned.

The deadline for submissions is Feb. 1, 2013, and the entry form is available here. online. Entries must be mailed to Elma Sue McCallum, LSU AgCenter, 135 Knapp Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803.

For more information, contact McCallum at 225-578-2462.

Rick Bogren

Last Updated: 11/30/2012 9:03:54 AM

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