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New forage editor hired

Published on 06 June 2019

Joy Hendrix has returned to Progressive Publishing full time to serve as an editor for Progressive Forage.

joy hendrixHendrix graduated from Oklahoma State University with a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness and agricultural communications. At Oklahoma State, she was president of the Oklahoma Collegiate Cattlewomen, a McKnight Scholar and a member of the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow. She worked as the editorial intern for Progressive Publishing last summer.

“Joy came to us as an intern last year, and we were really pleased with her work ethic, her professionalism and her drive to succeed,” said Lynn Jaynes, managing editor of Progressive Forage. “We’re excited to add Joy to our editorial team and believe she’ll be an asset to our readers as well.”

Hendrix grew up on a family farm and ranch in southeastern New Mexico where they raised alfalfa, corn silage, cotton and pecans. Their commercial cow-calf herd of Angus-Hereford cross grazed irrigated pasture and public rangeland in New Mexico. Hendrix said she is looking forward to combining her past farm and ranch experiences with her previous experience as an intern to further her writing and editing skills to benefit the readers of Progressive Forage

“I am very excited to experience a different side of the industry and continue to show how agriculturalists are evolving across the country,” Hendrix said. “Meeting people in the agricultural industry that are passionate about what they do gives me hope for the future of the industry.”

Hendrix said she is grateful for her family, educators and the team at Progressive Publishing that have made this possible for her.  end mark

From Progressive Publishing press release