World Forage Analysis Superbowl 
at World Dairy Expo in the Arena Building

World Forage Analysis Superbowl

In the World Forage Analysis Superbowl Contest, forage producers enter their highest quality forages in seven different categories to compete for more than $22,000 in cash prizes. The winning forage samples are on display at the east end of the Arena Building. Forage experts from the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, University of Wisconsin and other research centers are on hand to present cutting-edge information and to answer individual forage research questions at the Dairy Forage Seminars. 

Forage Seminar Stage Schedule

Rules and Entry Form
To learn more about the 2015 World Forage Analysis Superbowl Contest, download the official Rules and Entry form (PDF). 

Corn silage entries must be received by August 13, 2015.
All other entries are due September 3, 2015.

2015 champions will be named at World Dairy Expo. Call 920-336-4521 with any questions.

News Releases

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

2015 World Forage Analysis Superbowl Winners Announced








Standard Corn Silage

Olson Farms, Lena, Wis.


Verhasselt Dairy,

Kaukauna, Wis.

Brown Midrib Corn Silage

Dwi-Bet Farms,

Addison, N.Y.


Pounder Brothers Inc.,

Delavan, Wis.

Grass Hay

Angel Rose Dairy,

Bainbridge, N.Y.

Grand Champion Forage

Felling Dairy,

Sauk Centre, Minn.

Dairy Hay

S & B Dairy

Sigel, Ill.

Grand Champion
First-Time Entrant

Mar Bec Dairy,

Mondovi, Wis.

Commercial Hay

Fegler Farms,

Arapahoe, Wyo.

Quality Counts Awards for Hay/Haylage & Corn Silage

Berney Ranch Inc.,

Okanogan, Wash.

Mar Bec Dairy,

Mondovi, Wis.


Thank You to Our Silver Sponsor:

Mycogen Seeds

SPECIAL THANKS to Mycogen Seeds for their Platinum Sponsorship

Dairy Forage Seminar Stage

Wednesday, September 30

10 a.m.

How Much Forage Can We Feed to Dairy Cows?

Kenneth Kalscheur, Dairy Scientist

U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, WI

1:30 p.m.

Managing Fermentation with Baled Silage

Wayne Coblentz, Agronomist/Dairy Scientist

U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Marshfield, WI

Thursday, October 1

10 a.m.

Cows Agree with Total Tract NDFD

David Combs, Professor of Dairy Science

University of Wisconsin-Madison

1:30 p.m.

Forage Systems for Warm Season Dairying

Dennis Hancock, Forage Extension Specialist

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Friday, October 2

10 a.m.

Making or Breaking Rations with Forage Digestibility and Quality

Mary Beth Hall, Dairy Scientist

U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, WI

1:30 p.m.

The Secret Life of Rumen Microbes

Paul Weimer, Research Microbiologist

U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, WI

Saturday, October 3

10 a.m.

Managing Reduced-Lignin Alfalfa

Dan Undersander, Professor of Agronomy

University of Wisconsin-Madison