Entry Deadline For Forage Contest Nears

July 31, 2013 03:49 AM

Source: World Dairy Expo

Enter the 30th World Forage Analysis Superbowl today. The entry deadline for standard and brown midrib corn silage categories is Thursday, August 15. All other forage samples, including dairy hay, haylage, baleage, commercial hay and grass hay, must be submitted by Thursday, September 5.

This year, over $22,000 will be awarded to the best forages from around the country. Call 920-336-4521 or visit foragesuperbowl.org http://www.worlddairyexpo.com/pages/World-Forage-Analysis-Superbowl.php for the entry form and further details of the contest.

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the contest, the Grand Champion Forage will be awarded a $3,000 cash prize, the highest single cash prize in contest history. Thank you to Kemin for sponsoring this award.

All winning entries will be on display in the Arena Building at Expo. Finalists will be notified in September and invited to attend the Mycogen Seeds Awards Luncheon at World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis. on Wednesday, October 2.

Cash awards are made possible thanks to generous sponsors, especially 2013 Platinum Sponsor, Mycogen Seeds. Sponsors include Ag-Bag, Agri-King, Barenbrug USA, Blue River Hybrids, Bridon Cordage, CROPLAN by Winfield, Kemin, Kuhn North America, National Hay Association, NEXGROW alfalfa and W-L Research.

The World Forage Analysis Superbowl is organized in partnership with Dairyland Laboratories, Inc., DairyBusiness Communications, Hay & Forage Grower, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison and World Dairy Expo.

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