Entry deadline for standard and brown midrib corn silage categories is Aug. 15. All other forage samples — including dairy hay, haylage, baleage, commercial hay and grass hay — must be submitted by Sept. 5. This is the 30th year for the event.

Grand Champion Forage will be awarded a $3,000 cash prize, according to World Dairy Expo, the highest single cash prize in contest history. All winning entries will be on display in the Arena Building at Expo.

Finalists will be notified in September and invited to attend the Mycogen Seeds Awards Luncheon on Oct. 2 at World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin.

Cash awards are made possible by generous sponsors, including 2013 Platinum Sponsor Mycogen Seeds. Other sponsors include Ag-Bag, Agri-King, Barenbrug USA, Blue River Hybrids, Bridon Cordage, CROPLAN by Winfield, Kemin, Kuhn North America, National Hay Association, NEXGROW alfalfa and W-L Research.  

The superbowl is organized in partnership with Dairyland Laboratories, Inc., DairyBusiness Communications, Hay & Forage Grower, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison and World Dairy Expo.  FG


—From World Dairy Expo news release