Winners Of Forage Competition Named

The Ontario Forage Council and partners; Canadian Forage and Grassland Association, Dairy Farmers of Canada, and the Canadian Dairy XPO, have announced the winners of the 2018 Milk Maker Forage Competition.

Grass Hay Class
1 st Place- Roger Wikkerink, Wikkerink Farms Ltd., Norwich
2nd Place – Pedro Slits, Slits Dairy Farm Ltd., Brunner, ON

1 st Cut Haylage Class
1 st Place- Henk Dirksen, Dirksen Holsteins, Alma
2 nd Place- Roger Wikkerink, Wikkerink Farms Ltd., Norwich
3 rd Place-Sherman Martin, Springflo Holsteins, Fergus

2 nd Cut Haylage
1 st Place- Todd Schnarr, Farfield Farms Inc., Elora
2 nd Place- Vernon Martin, Elmira
3 rd Place – Dennis Gingrich, Gorrie

Corn Silage Class
1 st Place- John Fuller, Martin Holsteins, Palmerston,
2 nd Place- Wayne Erb, Canuck Holsteins, Milverton
3 rd Place- Martin & Erika Van Rooyen, ERIMAR Farms Inc., Tavistock

Variety: Masters Choice
BMR Corn Silage Class
1 st Place-Jason Martin, Elmira
2 nd Place-Douglas Grant, Les Fermes Grantholm Inc., Howick
3 rd Place- Dennis Gingrich, Gorrie