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The World Forage Analysis Suuperbowl has a record number of entries for 2014.  In the forage analysis contest, forage producers enter their highest quality forages in seven different catagories to compete for tmore than $22,000 in cash prizes.  The winning forage samples are on display at the east end of the Arena Building at the Allian Energy Center complex, in Madison, WI during World Dairy Expo.  Forage experts from the US.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, University of WI and other research centers are on hand to present cutting-edge information and to answer individual forage research question at the Dairy Forage Seminars. 

 


 

 

Congratulations to Kendall Guither of Walnut, Illinois on being highlighted in the most recent issue of Dairy Today magazine.  Click the magazine cover below to view the article on Mr. Guither and his success in the forage competitions. 

     

 

Hay Market Report 


 

The USDA Agriculture Marketing Service collects market data on various commodities including hay.  The Illinois Hay Market Report is published monthly and can be accessed by visiting http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/gx_gr310.txt.

The USDA Agriculture Marketing Service can be accessed at http://www.ams.usda.gov/ in order view nationwide hay market reports from other states.