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 $25,000 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 2016 World Forage Analysis Superbowl Contest, download the official Rules and Entry form (PDF). 

Corn silage entries must be received by August 18, 2016.
All other entries are due September 8, 2016.

2016 champions will be named at World Dairy Expo. Call 920-336-4521 with any questions.

News Releases

Organic Hay Category Added to 2016 World Forage Analysis Superbowl

$25,000 in Prizes Offered for 2016 World Forage Analysis Superbowl

2015 World Forage Analysis Superbowl Winners Announced








Standard Corn Silage


Brown Midrib Corn Silage Baleage
Grass Hay Grand Champion Forage

Dairy Hay Grand Champion
First-Time Entrant
Commercial Hay Quality Counts Awards for Hay/Haylage & Corn Silage
NEW Organic Hay


Thank You to Our Silver Sponsor:

Mycogen Seeds

SPECIAL THANKS to Mycogen Seeds for their Platinum Sponsorship

Dairy Forage Seminar Stage

Wednesday, October 5

10 a.m.

Invisible Losses from Corn Silage Piles and Bunkers: Real “Shrink” Losses

Peter Robinson, Extension Dairy Nutrition and Management Specialist

University of California, Davis, CA


1:30 p.m.

"It" Doesn't Just Happen: What Manure Evaluation Can Tell Us About Cows and Rations

Mary Beth Hall, Dairy Scientist

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

Thursday, October 6

10 a.m.

Feeding Reduced Lignin Alfalfa: How Do We Achieve the Most from This New Technology?

David Weakley, Director of Dairy Forage Nutrition Research

Forage Genetics International, Gray Summit, MO

1:30 p.m.

What to Look For When Feeding This Year's Forage

John Goeser, Animal Nutrition Director 

Rock River Laboratory, Watertown, WI

Friday, October 7

10 a.m.

Selecting, Establishing, And Managing Cover Crops After Corn Silage

Heidi Johnson, Crops and Soils Agent

University of Wisconsin Extension, Dane County

1:30 p.m.

Forage Quality for High Producing Dairy Herds: Key Performance Indicators

Randy Shaver, Extension Dairy Nutritionist

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Saturday, October 8

10 a.m.

Is It Better for Forages to Be More Digestible or to Digest More Quickly?

David Combs, Professor of Dairy Science

University of Wisconsin-Madison

WFAS Organizing Partners: DairyBusiness Communications, Dairyland Laboratories, Inc., Hay & Forage Grower, US Dairy Forage Research Center, University of Wisconsin and World Dairy Expo