Make it a family project, a church group project, a ten-year-old’s end-of-summer-I’m-bored project. We don’t care – just make it!

Jaynes lynn
Emeritus Editor
Lynn Jaynes retired as an editor in 2023.

The process is simple. Dress up a hay bale on your farm, snap a photo and email it to us. The most creative submission wins. (See past winners here.)

Deadline: Entries must be submitted to the Progressive Forage Grower editor by Friday, Nov. 1.

Finalists will be announced Tuesday, November 12 and public voting will take place until Wednesday, Nov. 27. Winners will be announced in the newsletter Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Prizes: First place will receive your choice of frameable, original artwork; choices include "Harvest Prayer,"  "Last Bale," “Nativity” or “Fall Flight.”


Second-place and third-place winners will receive your choice of Progressive Forage Grower, Progressive Dairyman or Progressive Cattleman hats.  FG