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S. Ray Smith

Dept. of Agronomy
N-222E Agricultural Science Building - North
Lexington, KY 40546-0091

(859) 257-3358


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Garry D. Lacefield

Professor Emeritus

University of Kentucky

832 Hardwood Drive

Bowling Green, KY  42104


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Kentucky Farm Bureau Forage Commodity Meeting

December 1, 2016

Louisville, KY



2017 meetings


Heart of America Grazing Conference

January 18-19, 2017

Quincy, IL





AFGC Annual Meeting

January 22-25, 2017

Roanoke, VA



22nd Forages at KCA

January 2017

Lexington Convention Center

Lexington, KY



36th Annual Kentucky Alfalfa and Stored Forage Conference

February 21, 2017

Cave City, KY






Warren Thompson

May 31, 1918 - September 17, 2016


Tribute to a Forage Legend

         A few of Warren's friends and colleagues wanted to express their thoughts and feelings about Warren. 

Hank Bendorf

Joe Bouton

Don Ball

Garry Lacefield


        The following is a slideshow tribute that was put together several years ago for AFGC. 

All about Warren






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