Farmers Weekly’s annual photography competition for 2016 is now open for entries.

The competition, with eight categories covering a range of farming and rural topics, offers a first prize of £250. 

We will also publish the winning shot and a selection of the others we like in Farmers Weekly magazine.

A picture of sheep on a bridge

This photo of sheep crossing a bridge by from Philippa Fawcett, Marske, North Yorkshire was highly commended in the Livestock category last year

See also: Photos: 65 farmers compete in ploughing match

It is open to any amateur photographer. The categories are: 

  • Machinery
  • Wildlife
  • Livestock
  • Landscapes
  • People
  • Pets
  • Black-and-white
  • Young photographer (open to anyone aged 16 or under at the closing date)

Entering is quick and easy – you just need to upload your best pictures to one or more of the relevant online entry galleries.

The closing date is Monday, 7 November 2016.

Good luck.

Find out more details and enter the competition.