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World Ag Expo 2013 Forage Challenge results

World Ag Expo 2013 Published on 01 March 2013
2013 World Ag Expo Forage Challenge

Farmers and ranchers from 11 Western states were invited to enter the 2013 World Ag Expo Forage Challenge.

Entries were judged in three categories: alfalfa hay, brown midrib (BMR) corn silage and standard corn silage.

A total of $18,000 in cash prizes were awarded at the annual awards luncheon held February 12, 2013 in Tulare, California.

2013 World Ag Expo Forage Challenge
Winners were chosen from the more than 90 entries submitted.

Cash prizes were awarded based on forage lab analyses, along with a visual evaluation of the entries by experts in dairy nutrition and forage production.

First-place winners in all three categories received $3,000; second-place winners were awarded $2,000; and $1,000 was given to third-place winners.

To see the winning entries click here and view it at full size in a new window,

Several forage seminars were also presented on Tuesday. Watch for additional information in our FG Extra newsletters (click  here if you don’t currently receive this information). And be sure to click here to see our slideshow from World Ag Expo 2013.  FG

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