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

Mycogen Seeds

SPECIAL THANKS to Mycogen Seeds for their Platinum Sponsorship

Rules and Entry Form
To learn more about the 2017 World Forage Analysis Superbowl Contest, download the official Rules and Entry form (PDF). 2017 champions will be named at World Dairy Expo. Call 920-336-4521 with any questions.

Corn silage entries must be received by August 1, 2017. All other entries are due September 7, 2017.

News Releases

Search for Top Forages Ending Soon
Seminars Address Forage Opportunities
 
Sponsors Announced for 2017 World Forage Analysis Superbowl
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Sponsors

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Grass Hay Grand Champion Forage

Dairy Hay Grand Champion
First-Time Entrant
Commercial Hay Quality Counts Awards for Hay/Haylage & Corn Silage
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Dairy Forage Seminar Stage

Wednesday, October 4

10 a.m.

Cereal-Grain Forages: Providing Nutrient Management Options and Dairy Forage

Wayne Coblentz, Research Agronomist/Dairy Scientist

U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center

                      

1:30 p.m.

Cereal-Grain Forages: Points to Consider When Adding Them to Dairy Cattle Diets

Matt Akins, Assistant Scientist, Department of Dairy Science

Marshfield Agricultural Research Station, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Thursday, October 5

10 a.m.

What Are the Cows Saying About Reduced Lignin Alfalfa?

Mark McCaslin, Vice President of Research

Forage Genetics International

1:30 p.m.

How Do Advances in Corn Breeding Improve the Corn for Silage?

Natalia de Leon, Professor of Agronomy

University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Friday, October 6

10 a.m.

Bunker and Pile Safety - Get Your Wake-Up Call Today  

Keith Bolsen, Professor Emeritus

Kansas State University

1:30 p.m.

Undigested Fiber in Forages– What Does It Mean to a Dairy Cow?

Dave Combs, Professor of Dairy Science

University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Saturday, October 7

10 a.m.

Reducing Leaf Loss During Alfalfa Harvest

Dan Undersander, Forage Extension Specialist

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