University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Jeffrey Bewley

Jeffery Bewley

Department of Animal and Food Sciences

University of Kentucky

Room 407 W.P. Garrigus Building

Lexington, KY 40546-0215

Phone: (859) 257-7543

Fax: (859) 257-7537


Graduate Research Assistants

Undergraduate Research Assistants


Professional Interests

Dairy cow comfort, facility modernization, milk quality, dairy animal well-being, dairy farm decision economics, precision dairy farming, dairy farm simulation, herd management science, dairy records.


Ph.D., Purdue University, 2005-2008, Dairy Systems Management
M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998-2000, Dairy Systems Management
B.S. University of Kentucky, 1994-1998, Animal Sciences (Dairy Option)


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Dairy Notes Articles  Extension Factsheets
Meeting Abstracts Magazine Articles  Conference Proceedings

Professional Experience

2008-present, Assistant Professor, UK Animal and Food Sciences
2005-2008, Research Assistant, Animal Sciences, Purdue University
2006, Visiting Researcher, Ice Robotics, Ltd., Roslin, Scotland, United Kingdom
2003-2004, Dairy Technical Services Manager, PerforMix Nutrition Systems
2000-2002,Director of Student Relations, UK College of Agriculture
1998-2000, Research Assistant, Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1989-1998, Milkhand/Record Keeper, Skees and Flowers Dairy, Rineyville, KY