Wallaces Farmer

Vote for Iowa’s most beautiful barn

Iowa has some beautiful barns. Help us vote for the most beautiful one in 2022.

Jennifer Carrico

October 5, 2022

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Barn Located near Meyer, Iowa and owned by Tony and Pat Koenigs

Iowa has many beautiful barns. Now, it’s your turn to vote on which one is the winner for the 2022 Wallaces Farmer Beautiful Barn Contest.

Voting happens from Oct. 5 to 20, with one vote per device. Winners will be featured on the cover of December Wallaces Farmer.

Owners of the winning barn will also receive a complete photo shoot of their barn, which can include family members, as well as a 16-by-20-inch metal wall art piece of the photo of their choice. In addition, the owners of the first-place barn will receive $100, second place will win $75 and third will get $50.

Winners will be notified by the end of October. Vote today for your favorite.




About the Author(s)

Jennifer Carrico

Editor, Wallaces Farmer

Jennifer lives on a farm near Redfield, Iowa, where she runs a small cow-calf operation with her family. A 20-plus year ag journalism veteran, Jennifer has covered a wide range of agriculture issues. A graduate of Iowa State University, she has worked for local daily papers and other agriculture publishers. She came to Wallaces Farmer from the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association. She enjoys writing, managing cattle, and hearing and telling farmer stories.

Jennifer has two children. Kassidy, 21, attends Black Hawk East College, but will transfer in the fall to Oklahoma State University. Son, Klayton, attends Panorama High School where he excels in academics, sports, FFA and 4-H.

“My favorite part of being an ag journalist is to tell the story of the farmer and rancher,” she says. “The farmer and rancher do the work to make the food, fiber and fuel for everyone. I want to use our online presence to broaden that message to those off the farm.”

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