A harvester at work in a field© Juice/REX/Shutterstock

Here are the terms and conditions covering Farmers Weekly’s use of photos of harvest 2017, including pictures submitted for Farmers Weekly’s “Harvest front cover competition 2017”, by Farmers Weekly and its affiliated businesses.

  • Every picture submitted to Farmers Weekly of harvest or harvest-related scenes will be automatically entered into our “Harvest Front Cover competition”
  • In this context, “submitted” is deemed to include:
    1. Emailed to a Farmers Weekly/Reed Business Information (RBI) or Proagrica email address
    2. Uploaded to the Harvest 2017 gallery on Farmers Weekly’s website 
    3. Tweeted where the tweet includes a Farmers Weekly or FW employee @message
    4. Shared with Farmers Weekly on its Facebook page
  • The picture judged to be the winner will be used on a front cover of a future issue of Farmers Weekly.
  • The person who took the winning picture will be given a credit in a short article inside that issue of the magazine and on the website.
  • Farmers Weekly and its affiliated companies and businesses reserve the right to use any of the submitted pictures more than once in the magazine, on the website, or in any other medium or format – both in connection with our harvest coverage and in any other context.
  • By submitting a photograph to Farmers Weekly, you are confirming that you own the copyright to that picture and that there will be no fees attached to FW using the pictures as outlined above.
  • People submitting photographs to Farmers Weekly retain the right to use those photographs again themselves for personal and/or commercial purposes.
  • The competition is open to amateur photographers. You are not excluded from entering if you have previously won photography competitions, had your photography published, or even earned money from the sale of photos. However, full-time professional photographers are precluded from entering.
  • You can submit pictures that have been entered for other photography competition or competition, as long as doing so doesn’t contravene the terms and conditions of the other competition or competitions.
  • There is no upper limit on the number of pictures you can submit.
  • The decision of the judges as to the selection of the winning shot and any commended entries is final, and no correspondence will be entered into about this.
  • The closing date of the competition will be announced in the latter part of harvest 2017.
  • If you have any queries, please email fwfarmlife@rbi.co.uk

See also: Farmers Weekly harvest front cover competition winner 2016