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2012 Photo Contest Results

The results are in! After much debate and a whole lot of photo admiration, our team of judges has chosen the grand prize winner and runners-up for our 2012 Photo Contest. We’d like to thank everyone that shared their great photos and thoughtful testimonials about our products.

Without further ado—here’s our grand prize winner!

Name – Richard Staus
Location – Hastings, MN
Product – Gro-Max Gothic High Tunnel
Place – First

Gro-Max Gothic High Tunnel 2
Gro-Max Gothic High Tunnel 1“Shopping for the right greenhouse was as important to me as purchasing a vacation home, especially since I knew how much time I’d be spending in it. After checking with several companies, I consulted with a sales rep at FarmTek and felt confident that he could help me make the right choice for my family’s new greenhouse.”

About Gro-Max Gothic High Tunnels
Gro-Max Gothic High Tunnels with film sufficiently modify the environment to enhance crop growth, quality and yield. Ideal for a wide variety of crops, these high tunnels offer temperature control and protection from wind, rain, disease and predators. Shop Gro-Max Gothic High Tunnels at FarmTek.com.

2012 Photo Contest Runners-Up

Vivienne Morgan
Elite Greenhouse
Elite Greenhouse
“So far the greenhouse has pushed our season by far more than a month and we have harvested the biggest and best chard and lettuce ever. The tomatoes are huge for this time of year and setting fruit heavily, the peppers are looking great and we have harvested basil twice already!”

Learn more about Elite Greenhouses.

Susan Waughtal
Premium Round Style High Tunnel

Premium Round Style High Tunnel

“After my seeds sprouted this spring, I moved the flats to the greenhouse where they grew quickly and adapted well to being transplanted into the garden. This summer, we rolled up the sides, opened up the ends and I am growing tomatoes, squash, peppers, basil and sweet potatoes in the high tunnel.”

Learn more about Premium Round Style High Tunnels.

Linda & Randy Naeve
Pro Solar Star™ High Tunnel

Pro Solar Star™ High Tunnel
“Last year, we purchased a 30′ x 96′ Pro Solar Star™ High Tunnel from FarmTek. We decided to ‘harvest’ more than just vegetable crops from the tunnel and prevent erosion by collecting rainfall flowing off the tunnel.”

Learn more about Pro Solar Star™ High Tunnels.

David Lucius
Backyard Pro Greenhouse II
Backyard Pro Greenhouse II
“I love my 12′ x 24′ greenhouse from FarmTek because it houses over 100 banana trees and lots of other tropical flowers throughout the winter. This product is as good today as the day I installed it.”

Learn more about the Backyard Pro Greenhouse II.

Pamela Rhein
Beef Master™ System
Beef Master™ System
“The calves love it.”
Learn more about the Beef Master™ System.

Robert Castoro
Daddy Long Legs Canopy
Daddy Long Legs Canopy
“Just wanted to thank all at FarmTek for their great customer service and great products for our business. After Hurricane Katrina we bought our first fabric structure as a temporary facility and it is still going strong. (I guess it is no longer temporary.) We have since bought several more buildings and plan on buying more to ease future growing pains.”

Learn more about our Daddy Long Legs Canopies.

Monica Ray
Elite Home-Attached Greenhouse
Elite Home-Attached Greenhouse
“We were able to grow all of our own flower and vegetable starts this year for our garden. The big pots in the greenhouse will yield the early cucumbers and tomatoes which are slow to appear outside in the highlands of northern Idaho. In sum, I couldn’t be more pleased with my ‘new’ greenhouse!”

Learn more about the Elite Home-Attached Greenhouse.

Cindy M. Davidson
Freestanding Building
Freestanding Building
“I have a 38′ x 40′ ClearSpan building that I use as a small arena for training and starting my ponies under saddle. The building is bright and airy and allows me to work with the ponies even when the sun is beating down or it’s raining.”

Learn more about Freestanding Buildings.

James Boudoures
Hercules Truss Arch Building

Hercules Truss Arch Building
“The construction was a breeze with good instructions and perfect fits. The site experiences high winds in the winter and as much as 100 inches of rain and this structure has not failed to keep the team totally satisfied.”

Learn more about Hercules Truss Arch Buildings.

Pat Mullis
Pony Wall Building
Pony Wall Building
“We absolutely love our FarmTek hoop building! We decided to put our hoop building on an existing cement structure from a former hog confinement building. Our building is 32′ x 84′ and resides on our dairy farm. We utilize this structure for storage of corn stalk and hay bales and some equipment storage.”

Learn more about Pony Wall Buildings.

This photo contest focused on our buildings and greenhouses. We will be holding another contest this fall for general products. If your photos did not win, we invite you to submit them again this fall when the contest is announced. To see previous contest winners, visit our website.

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2 Comments Post a comment
  1. Like the photos of the greenhouses, the snap got the best position is really beautiful. Third one is also very beautiful. Keep sharing the photos.
    Thank you

    August 29, 2012
  2. That’s a lot of banana trees and tropical flowers to house in the garden greenhouse!

    January 29, 2013

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