Wyoming Dominates World Forage Competition

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BILLINGS, MT  (Oct 6, 2016) – This week during the World Dairy Expo held in Madison, WI,the 33rd World Forage Analysis (WFA) Superbowl Contest was held.Forage Producers from near and far entered the event to showcase their highest quality forage. There were seven categories to compete in with more than $25,000 in cash prizes.
 
If this was a football championship, the Cowboy State would be declared the winner. In the Grand Champion Hay Category seven of the top fifteen hay samples came from Wyoming producers. To note, several producers also competed at the Wyoming State Fair (WSF) hay contest.
 
Coming in 1st as Grand Champion was David Hinmanwith Hardrock Farms out of Wheatland.   
 
2nd Place – Lazy 2 K Farm – Kelly Hinman –Wheatland
9th Place Cole Hill – Basin (WSF/WFA Entry)
10th Nicholas Gutierrez – Casper (WSF/WFA Entry)- 13 year old
12th Ervin Gara – Torrington (WSF/WFA Entry)
13th Triangle X Ranch – Clay Scott – Kinnear(WSF/WFA Entry)
15th Fegler Farms – Camey Fegler – Arapahoe (WSF/WFAEntry)

CLICK HERE to see the full results

 
In addition, Nicolas Gutierrez had a very successful Wyoming State Fair a few months ago. At just 13 years old, Nicolas puts up all of his hay on his own on his family’s operation! We look forward to seeing the high quality forage that Nicolas producers in the many years to come.

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