Madison, Wis. –The deadline for the world’s longest-running forage contest featuring the biggest cash payout is around the corner. Only a few days remain to enter the World Forage Analysis Superbowl contest for a chance at over $22,000 in cash prizes. Silage entries for standard and brown midrib corn silage categories must be received by AgSource Laboratories by August 18. All other forage samples, including dairy hay, haylage, commercial baleage, commercial hay, and the new grass hay category, must be submitted by September 7. Last year, more than 320 samples were submitted from 25 states. Visit www.foragesuperbowl.org for rules, entry form and further details of the contest.
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 5. All winning entries will be on display in the Arena Building at Expo for attendees to view.
Cash awards are made possible by the contest’s sponsors and include Ag-Bag, Barenbrug USA, Bridon Cordage, Croplan Genetics, Kent Nutrition Group, Kuhn North America, Mycogen Seeds, National Hay Association, NutriSave, Syngenta and W-L Research.
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-Madison and World Dairy Expo.
“Around the World of Dairy in 5 Days” is the theme of World Dairy Expo 2011 which will take place Tuesday, October 4 through Saturday, October 8 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. For show schedule and details, visit www.worlddairyexpo.com.