World Forage Analysis Superbowl

World Forage Analysis Superbowl

Located in the Arena Building during World Dairy Expo, the World Forage Analysis Superbowl Contest invites forage producers to enter their highest quality forages in eight different categories. More than $26,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to the top samples that are then displayed at WDE. Forage experts from the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, University of Wisconsin and other research centers are also on-hand to present cutting-edge information and to answer individual forage research questions during Dairy Forage Seminars.

Enter Today!

Entries are now being accepted for the 2019 World Forage Analysis Superbowl. To learn more about the contest, download the official Rules and Entry form. Corn silage entries must be received by July 12, 2019 while all other entries are due August 29, 2019. 

The 2019 champions will be named on October 2 at World Dairy Expo. Call 920-336-4521 with any questions.

Dairy Forage Seminar Stage

2018 Schedule

Wednesday, October 3

10 a.m.

Strategies to Reduce Feed Costs on the Dairy


Mike Hutjens, Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois

1:30 p.m.

Dairy Nutrition Research Update

Ken Kalscheur, Geoff Zanton and Mary Beth Hall, Research Dairy Scientists, USDA-ARS, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center

Thursday, October 4

10 a.m.

On-farm Feed and Forage Management for a 44,000-Pound Herd

Tom Kestell, Ever-Green-View Farms, and Steve Woodford, Nutrition Professionals, Inc.

1:30 p.m.

Corn Silage for Dairy: Past, Present and a Look to the Future

Randy Shaver, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Friday, October 5

10 a.m.

New Insights on Alfalfa-Grass Mixtures for Dairy 

Jerry Cherney, Professor, Cornell University

1:30 p.m.

Corn Silage Mycotoxins

Phil Cardoso, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois

Saturday, October 6

10 a.m.

Seeing the Total Financial Picture of the Dairy Puzzle, of Which Forage is One of the Pieces

Gary Sipiorski, Dairy Development Manager, Vita Plus, Inc.


Platinum Sponsor: Mycogen Seeds     Dairy Forage Seminar Broadcast Sponsor:  


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World Forage Analysis Superbowl News

World Forage Analysis Superbowl to Award Record-setting $26,000 in Cash Prizes

2018 Full Results

Winners Announced in World Forage Analysis Superbowl

World Forage Contest Deadline Fast Approaching

Dairy Forage Seminars Provide Additional Education Opportunities at World Dairy Expo

World Forage Analysis Superbowl to Award $22,000 in Cash Prizes

2017 Full Results

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