The Illinois State Treasurer’s office has announced the winners of the 2019 Cream of the Crop Photo Contest… the annual contest that encourages young photographers to share their vision of agriculture in our state. The winning entries will be featured in the Treasurer’s tent on the north side of Brian Raney Avenue during the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. The fair kicked off Thursday with the Twilight Parade and ends on August 18th. Winning photo entries will be used in the 2019-2020 Ag Invest calendar and Ag Invest marketing materials for the agriculture industry.