Are you a middle school student who likes to create art or do you know one who does? Then check out the 2023 Georgia Farm Bureau Middle School Bookmark Contest! The state winner will receive $150 and 10 district winners will each receive $100.

Cherokee County Farm Bureau encourages students to enter the contest. The first-place county winner of the Cherokee County Farm Bureau Bookmark Contest will receive a $75 gift Card, the second-place county winner will receive a $50 Gift Card. Every school that enters will receive a first-place school winner a $50 Gift Card and the second-place school winner will receive a $25 Gift Card. Each teacher of the school winners first and second place will receive a restaurant gift card.

The contest is open to all public, private and homeschool students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Participating students will be given a blank bookmark and asked to draw a picture that depicts some aspect of Georgia agriculture. Students may use crayons, markers or colored pencils to create their bookmark that illustrates agriculture.

Only one entry per person. Multiple entries will be disqualified. Previous state winners are not eligible to enter. Students may enter the contest in the county in which they live or attend school but not both counties.

Interested students or teachers should contact the Cherokee County Farm Bureau for an official entry form and contest rules at 770-479-1481, ext. 0. All entries must be received at the Cherokee County Farm Bureau office by Friday, February 10, 2023. Please drop off your entries or call 770-479-1481 ext. o for us to pick up. You can email if you would like Farm Bureau volunteers to pick up your Bookmarks.

Drawings will be judged on 1) how well the artwork represents modern agriculture found in Cherokee County or Georgia and 2) artistic merit. For more information about the contest visit Students and teachers may visit to view a video about Georgia agriculture and to access info about Georgia agriculture.

The Cherokee County Farm Bureau Art Contest winner will be entered in the Georgia Farm Bureau District 1 Contest. All entries must be officially submitted by the Cherokee County Farm Bureau to the GFB contest.

All submitted artwork must be original and becomes the property of Georgia Farm Bureau once submitted. GFB may use artwork from the contest on various products distributed or sold by the organization to promote agriculture.

Founded in 1937, Georgia Farm Bureau is the state’s largest general farm organization. Its volunteer members participate in local, state and national activities to promote agriculture to their non-farming neighbors. GFB also advocates for Georgia farmers and rural communities on legislative issues. GFB offers its members a wide variety of benefits, including insurance, but enrollment in any of the member benefits is optional and not a requirement for membership. To join visit