Nominate a young leader for Vance's 40 Under 40 awardOnce again, Vance Publishing Corporation, parent of AgProfessional, Dairy Herd Management, Drovers CattleNetwork, PorkNetwork and Bovine Veterinarian, wants to recongize the industry's young leaders who help meet the challenge of feeding the world's projected population of 9.1 billion people in the year 2050.

Nominees can come from any agricultural sector of production to biotechnology and university research.

To be eligible, individuals must be nominated by a colleague or fellow professional active within America’s food system. Nominees must be 40 years or younger by July 30, 2014. Deadline for nomination is July 31, 2014.

This year’s award winners will be announced in September and will be featured in Vance publications.

For more information or to nominate an individual, visit