The deadline for World Forage Analysis Superbowl entries for hay, commercial hay, grass hay, haylage and baleage is Sept. 4.
More than $22,000 in prize money will be awarded during the Mycogen Seeds Forage Superbowl Luncheon on Oct. 1. It will be held as part of World Dairy Expo, slated for Sept. 30-Oct. 4 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI.
Each category winner, including the quality counts award for silage and hay-haylage, will receive $1,500. Additional cash prizes will be awarded to the Grand Champion Forage, First-Time Entrant winner and second through fourth place winners in each category.
All winning entries will be on display in the Arena Building during the Expo.
The entry fee is $25 per sample and includes a complete nutritional analysis. Participants can submit multiple samples. Finalists in all categories will be notified in September.
The Superbowl competition is organized in a partnership among Hay & Forage Grower; Dairyland Laboratories, Inc.; DairyBusiness Communications; U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center; University of Wisconsin-Madison and World Dairy Expo.
Official contest rules and entry forms can be found at foragesuperbowl.org or by calling 920-336-4521.