World Forage Analysis Superbowl at World Dairy Expo to award $22,000 in cash prizes

Wisconsin State Farmer

MADISON, Wis. - The World Forage Analysis Superbowl will recognize the top forage producers from across the country at the annual Mycogen Seeds Awards Luncheon on Oct. 3 during World Dairy Expo at the Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wis.  The contest is made possible by Platinum Contest Sponsor, Mycogen Seeds. 

The 2018 World Forage Analysis Superbowl will recognize the top forage producers from across the country.

The contest evaluates lab and visual components in seven forage categories and awards $1,500 to the top individual in each class, with additional prizes also awarded to second through fourth place finishers.

The contest categories and corresponding sponsors include: Champion Baleage, sponsored by Agri-King; Champion Commercial Hay, sponsored by NEXGROW Alfalfa; Champion Dairy Hay, sponsored by W-L Research; Champion Grass Hay, sponsored by Barenbrug USA; Champion Haylage, sponsored by Ag-Bag; Champion Standard Corn Silage, sponsored by Agrisure Traits; and Champion Brown Midrib Corn Silage, sponsored by Mycogen Seeds. 

Awards are also presented to four additional outstanding forage samples. Kemin provides a $2,500 cash award to the Grand Champion Forage Producer, while the Grand Champion First-Time Entrant receives a $1,500 award from sponsor Kuhn North America. CROPLAN By WinField United supports prizes of the Quality Counts Awards for Hay/Haylage and for Corn Silage. The World Forage Analysis Superbowl is also made possible by its Gold Sponsor: Protexia and Silver Sponsors: Passion Ag, Inc. and the National Hay Association.   

The World Forage Analysis Superbowl is organized in partnership between Dairyland Laboratories, Inc., Hay & Forage Grower, US Dairy Forage Research Center, University of Wisconsin and World Dairy Expo.

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