Ag Career Profile - The Egg Lady

The position of Promotions Coordinator for the Kentucky Poultry Federation fell into Cassinda Sparrow Bechanan’s lap, she said. Her two children were getting older, so she decided it was time to reenter the workforce ten years ago. It was a great fit for this former 4-Her and University of Kentucky College of Agriculture graduate who focused her studies on communications.

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Ag CareersJennifer Elwell
University of Kentucky extension helps livestock producers deter black vultures

Black vultures are a concern for livestock producers throughout Kentucky, particularly this time of the year, as they can kill newborn calves and other juvenile livestock. University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment faculty and staff are working with Kentucky producers to find low-cost, legal options to control these birds and prevent livestock losses.

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