News Release

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

CONTACT: Kristin Olson, Media Relations Manager, kolson@wdexpo.com
PHONE:      608-224-6455

$22,000 in Prizes Offered for 2015 World Forage Analysis Superbowl

MADISON, WIS. – The World Forage Analysis Superbowl, held annually in conjunction with World Dairy Expo, provides forage producers the opportunity to showcase their high-quality forages from across North America. Forage samples are judged on lab and visual analysis, and herd production information when applicable. Winning forage samples will be on display during Expo in the Arena Building.   

Participants have the opportunity to compete in seven different categories for over $22,000 in cash prizes. Categories include: Champion Dairy Hay, sponsored by W-L Research; Champion Grass Hay, sponsored by Barenbrug USA; Champion Commercial Hay, sponsored by NEXGROW alfalfa; Champion Haylage, sponsored by Ag-Bag; Champion Baleage, sponsored by Agri-King; Champion Standard Corn Silage, sponsored by Agrisure Traits; and Champion Midrib Corn Silage, sponsored by Mycogen Seeds. Additional cash awards are sponsored by Platinum Sponsor, Mycogen Seeds, and Silver Sponsor, National Hay Association.

Special overall awards include Grand Champion Forage Producer, sponsored by Kemin; Grand Champion First-Time Entrant, sponsored by Kuhn North America; and Quality Counts Hay/Haylage and Quality Counts Corn Silage, both sponsored by CROPLAN By WinField. The winners of all categories will be recognized at the Mycogen Seeds Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, September 30.

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

For more information or to enter, visit foragesuperbowl.org or call (920) 336-4521. Corn silage entries are due August 13, and all other entries are due September 3.

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