The World Forage Analysis Superbowl recently was held in conjunction with World Dairy Expo. There were 336 entries and five awards presented.

Harry Adams Jr. of Byron, Illinois, earned a $2,500 grand champion forage-producer award for his dairy hay. Ro-La Dairy of Rexville, New York, earned a $2,000 grand champion first-time entrant award.

Nor-Rich Acres of Pulaski, Wisconsin, earned the quality counts corn-silage award. Hardrock Farms of Wheatland, Wyoming, earned the quality counts hay or haylage award. Individuals and farms earning the first five placings in each category are listed.

Grand champion baleage

1. Vogel Family Farms of Minden City, Michigan

2. Kendall Guither of Walnut, Illinois

3. Katherine Guither of Walnut, Illinois

4. Trevor Lisson of Browerville, Minnesota

5. Rainbows End of Waldo, Wisconsin

Grand champion commercial hay

1. Rooster Ranch of Casper, Wyoming

2. Hardrock Farms of Wheatland, Wyoming

3. Berney Ranch Inc. of Okanogan, Washington

4. Bappe Farm of Riverton, Wyoming

5. T & J Peterson Farms of Clinton, Wisconsin

Grand champion dairy hay

1. E & H Milkers of Sigourney, Iowa

2. Reimer Dairy of Capron, Illinois

3. Ever-Green-View LLC of Waldo, Wisconsin

4. Rainbows End of Waldo, Wisconsin

5. S & B Dairy of Sigel, Illinois

Grand champion grass hay

1. Cozy Nook Farm of Waukesha, Wisconsin

2. Indianhead Farms Ltd. of Barron, Wisconsin

3. Rosedale Seeds of Oxford, Wisconsin

4. Tristan Swartz of Gilman, Wisconsin

5. College of the Ozarks of Point Lookout, Missouri

Grand champion alfalfa-haylage

1. Aaron Barclay of Seymour, Wisconsin

2. Sand Creek Dairy of Hastings, Michigan

3. Ethan Haywood of Hastings, Michigan

4. Austin Haywood of Hastings, Michigan

5. Degrave Farms of Brussels, Wisconsin

Grand champion mixed- or grass-haylage

1. Opportunity Acres of Lena, Wisconsin

2. Matt Held of Slinger, Wisconsin

3. Wilstar Holsteins of Pine River, Wisconsin

4. Egan Family Dairy of Omro, Wisconsin

5. Woldt Farms of Brillion, Wisconsin

Grand champion standard-corn silage

1. O’Harrows Inc. of Oconto Falls, Wisconsin

2. Acker Farms of Middleton, Wisconsin

3. Mossy Creek Holsteins of Shiloh, Ohio

4. Austin Haywood of Hastings, Michigan

5. Nor-J Farms of Celina, Ohio

Grand champion brown-midrib corn silage

1. Rothlisberger Dairy of Upper Sandusky, Ohio

2. Pine Tree Dairy of Marshallville, Ohio

3. Nighthawk Dairy Farm LLC of Stratford, Wisconsin

4. Jauquet Hillview Dairy of Luxemburg, Wisconsin

5. Lightland Farms of Stanley, New York

The World Forage Analysis Superbowl is organized in partnership between Dairyland Laboratories Inc., “Hay & Forage Grower,” the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, the University of Wisconsin and World Dairy Expo.

The 2019 World Dairy Expo is being held Oct. 1-5 at the Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, Wisconsin. Visit and Visit for more information.

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