Phil Troost, center, is awarded first place in the alfalfa hay category of the Forage Challenge.
The 2012 Forage Challenge winners were announced mid-February at World Ag Expo in Tulare, CA.
In photo at left, Phil Troost of Springs Dairy, Lake Arthur, NM, receives the first-place alfalfa hay category award from Eric Sitzman of Mycogen Seeds (left) and Bob Charley of Lallamand Animal Nutrition (right).
In the inset photo is first-place winner in the conventional corn silage category, Kelly Callahan, Royal Turf Farms, Royal City, WA. Not pictured is brown midrib corn silage first-place finisher, Leo Van Warmerdam, Van Warmerdam Dairy, Galt, CA.
The contest, sponsored by Mycogen Seeds and Lallamand Animal Nutrition, received 77 entries from 11 Western states.
To see more winners, visit our photo gallery called “World Ag Expo Forage Challenge Winners!”