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2011 Hay Bale Decorating Contest from Progressive Forage Grower

Published on 02 September 2011
Forage Grower christmas hay bales

We had so much fun hosting our hay bale decorating contest last year (click here to see the winners) that we decided to host another contest this year.

The process is simple enough. Dress up a hay bale on your farm, snap a photo and e-mail it to us. The most creative submission wins.

Deadline: Entries must be submitted by e-mail to by Wednesday, November 9. Finalists will be announced Tuesday, November 15, and public voting will take place until Wednesday, November 30. Winners will be announced in the Progressive Forage Grower e-newsletter Tuesday, December 6.

Gingerbread hay bales
: First place wins a $50 gift certificate to Cabela's. First, second and third place winners will each receive a newly-designed Progressive Forage Grower hat.

Questions? E-mail .

Examples: To help with your creative process, also visit the Montana Bale Trail website, the inspiration for the contest.

Click here for the official rules and regulations.