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Students apply their knowledge of various forage species to evaluate hay based on physical properties, identify species common to pastures and complete quiz that tests team members’ knowledge of different aspects of forages.  Teams consist of 3 or 4 members.

*This CDE has no area level state qualifying contest! 
 
RESOURCES:
The 2022 contest will consist of the following chapters from the Southern Forages book:

Chapter 20-Hay Storage and Feeding
Chapter 21-Silage, Haylage and Baleage

Southern Forages, 5th edition, 2015
ISBN - 13:978-0-9960199-2-7
 
****Forage Evaluation Plant ID CDs are no longer available to help train contests.  Instead, you may order a flash drive with this same training information.  The order form can be found in the document section below*** 

Order from: International Plant Nutrition Institute
3500 Parkway Lane, Suite 550
Peachtree Corners, Georgia 30092-2844
Phone: 770-825-8082
Fax: 770-449-0439
E-mail: circulation@ipni.net

 

Forage ID lists can be found here: https://www.judgingcard.com/resources/list.aspx?list=forage



   
 
  Corporate Sponsors
     
  Ford  
   

  State Event
     
Location: Sam Houston State University
Date: April 29, 2022
Superintendent: Dr. Bobby Lane
 
   

     
     
 
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