Jeff Bewley

Jeffrey Bewley

Associate Extension Professor
Phone (859) 257-7543

Animal and Food Sciences
407 WP Garrigus Building
Lexington KY 40546-0215

Systems Management


Ph.D., Purdue University, 2005-2008, Dairy Systems Management
Dissertation: Automated body condition scoring of dairy cattle: technical and economic feasibility
Major Professor: Dr. Michael M. Schutz

M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998-2000, Dairy Systems Management
Thesis: The 1999 Wisconsin dairy modernization project
Major Professor: Dr. Roger W. Palmer

B.S. University of Kentucky, 1994-1998, Animal Sciences (Dairy Option)

Professional Experience

2008-present, Assistant Professor, Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky

2005-2008, Graduate Research Assistant, Animal Sciences, University of Kentucky

2006, Visiting Researcher, Ice Robotics, Ltd., Roslin, Scotland, United Kingdom

2003-2004, Dairy Technical Services Manager, PerforMix Nutrition Systems, Nampa, ID

2000-2002, Director of Student Relations, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

1998-2000, Graduate Research Assistant, Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1989-1998, Milkhand/Record Keeper, Skees and Flowers Dairy, Rineyville, KY

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.