Dr. Jeff DeFrain Receives “40 Under 40” Award From Vance Publishing
Eden Prairie, Minn. (Sept. 17, 2013) – Dr. Jeff DeFrain, Dairy Research Nutritionist, Zinpro Corporation, has been selected as a finalist in the Vance Publishing “40 Under 40” Agriculture Awards. In its inaugural year, the award was established to recognize the most innovative people in agriculture under the age of 40. Finalists were selected by a panel of judges from across the industry based on their leadership and commitment in advancing the cause to double food production by 2050.
More than 200 applications were submitted for consideration for this award. Nominees were leaders from many sectors of agriculture including animal and crop production, biotechnology and university researchers to food and nutrition technology, agricultural equipment, agronomy and beyond. Nominations were based on their passion for agriculture, demonstrated involvement in the food industry, and their notable record of achievement. To learn more about Dr. DeFrain and the other award recipients, visit: http://40under40ag.com.