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Legume ID contest

Published on 31 August 2020

In a follow-up to the article on why legumes are good pasture forage written by Robert Fears and published in our June issue, Progressive Forage is offering the following legume ID contest.

The contest was organized by Keith Johnson, Purdue University. Photos were provided by Jimmy Henning, University of Kentucky; Dennis Hancock, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, Wisconsin; and the Purdue University Crop Diagnostic Training and Research Center.

Contestants can electronically submit responses by email to . Submittals are due no later than midnight on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. The first-place winner will be eligible for an article written about their forage operation for the November issue of Progressive Forage. The second-place winner will receive a $25 gift certificate and a cap.

To participate in the contest, name the legume in each picture and note whether the plant is a perennial, annual or winter annual in the continental U.S. We look forward to your entries.

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