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The 53rd World Ag Expo® Comes to a Close

Tulare, CA • February 17, 2020 – Sunny skies, large crowds and optimistic attendees defined the 53rd edition of World Ag Expo®. The world’s largest annual outdoor agricultural exposition came to a close on Thursday, February 13 and boasted 1,442 exhibitors on 2.6 million

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World Ag Expo® Guards Against Newest Coronavirus

Tulare, CA – January 29, 2020 – World Ag Expo® is set to host attendees and exhibitors from across the country and around the world in just two weeks. Now they will also prepare to

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2/15/13 - Results are in for World Ag Expo's Forage Challenge

 A total of $18,000 in cash prizes was awarded on February 12, 2013 to winners of the 2013 World Ag Expo Forage Challenge, presented by Mycogen Seeds.  Finalists were chosen from more than 90 entries submitted from the western United States.  The competition challenged farmers to enter and see who produced the highest-quality forage in the West.  Samples of the finalists’ entries will be on display in World Ag Expo’s Hospitality Center on East Greenbelt and Median Street. 

Lallemand Animal Nutrition North America sponsored $18,000 in contest awards and prizes. 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. 

Farmers and ranchers from 11 western states were invited to enter the competition. Entries were judged in three categories: alfalfa hay, standard corn silage and brown mid-rib (BMR) corn silage. 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.

2013 World Ag Expo Forage Challenge Winners

             Alfalfa Hay

                        1st Place - David Hinman, Hardrock Farms Inc., Wheatland, WY
                        2nd Place - Daryl Tiltrum, Dipper Tree Sheep LLC, Wheatland, WY
                        3rd Place - Rick and Kim Perigo, Valiant Penny Hay Co., Lun, NV

             Corn Silage BMR

                        1st Place – Jake Bosma, Bosma Milk Co. Tipton, California
                        2nd Place - Mike Barcellos, Monster Dairy, Newman, California
                        3rd Place - Tony Louters, Tony Louters Dairy, Merced, California

             Corn Silage Non-BMR

                        1st Place - Dino Giacomazzi, Giocomazzi Dairy/Farms, Hanford, CA
                        2nd Place - Kelly Callahan, Royal Turf Farms, Royal City, WA  
                        3rd Place - Bert Weststeyn, Weststeyn Dairy, Linden, CA

 

Last Updated Friday, February 28, 2020 - 06:05 AM.