Again this year, entries in the World Forage Analysis Superbowl can win big with more than $22,000 in cash prizes being awarded. This valuable prize package is made possible by generous supporters, including Platinum Sponsor Mycogen Seeds.
Seven category champions will each receive a check for $1,500. Additional cash prizes will be presented to runners-up in each category.
*Champion Grass Hay, sponsored by Barenbrug USA
*Champion Dairy Hay, sponsored by Syngenta
*Champion Dairy Haylage, sponsored by Kent Nutrition Group
*Champion Commercial Baleage, sponsored by W-L Research
*Champion Commercial Hay, sponsored by Bridon Cordage
*Champion Standard Corn Silage, sponsored by Ag-Bag
*Champion Brown Mid-Rib Corn Silage, sponsored by Mycogen Seeds
All category winners will compete for the coveted Grand Champion Forage Producer honor and the $2,500 cash award, sponsored by Kemin Industries. In addition to the above categories, winners of the Quality Counts Hay/Haylage and Quality Counts Corn Silage categories will be named and each will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize, sponsored by Croplan Genetics. The Quality Counts category will be based on a predetermined quality factor, which will not be announced until World Dairy Expo.
The World Forage Analysis Superbowl is held annually in conjunction with World Dairy Expo, Oct. 4-8 in Madison. The winners are named at the Mycogen Seeds Awards Luncheon at Expo, held this year on Oct. 5.
For entry forms and information on the World Forage Analysis Superbowl, call 715-758-2178 or visit www.foragesuperbowl.org. The deadline for corn silage entries is Aug. 18, and all other entries are due Sept. 7. Your $25 entry fee provides entry into the contest and the opportunity to win cash prizes, along with a detailed laboratory analysis of the sample.
The 28th Annual World Forage Analysis Superbowl is organized in partnership with AgSource Cooperative Services, AgSource Laboratories, DairyBusiness Communications, Hay & Forage Grower, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, University of Wisconsin and World Dairy Expo. Additional sponsorship is provided by the National Hay Association. To learn more, visit www.foragesuperbowl.org.