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From his early life on a dairy farm in Rineyville, Jeffrey Bewley has been committed to animal agriculture. Recently he was honored by Vance Publishing Corporation Agribusiness Group as one of its top 40 Under 40. The award recognizes people who are making a significant contribution to America’s food system.

“These are 40 of the brightest leaders in the agriculture industry, and we hope readers of all our brands are inspired by the work these young people are doing,” said Greg Johnson, editorial director of the Agribusiness Group and editor of The Packer.

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In the heart of Kentucky’s grain belt, adequate soil moisture has become a big issue for area producers who have dealt with droughts two of the past three growing seasons. Agronomists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment are working with area producers to find practical solutions.

UK Cooperative Extension Service will co-sponsor The Harry and Karen Pelle Tree Farm Field Day in Taylor County at 1 p.m. EDT Oct. 2.

UK Cooperative Extension will offer a forestry webinar series from Oct. 7 through Nov. 11. The series is designed for those interested in woodland, timber and wildlife topics.

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