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  • Travel!
    • Abstract: My degree in Agricultural Technology Management allows me to work at the nexus of food, water, and energy. My passion is working toward a sustainable future, but an ATM degree can prepare you for a variety of interesting careers. You have to draw the right pieces together for that dream job, work ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Bingo
    • Abstract: I grew up on a farm working for the family trenching and trucking business. It was a natural for me to get my degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, majoring in Mechanized Systems Management (MSYM) and minoring in agronomy. Between my sophomore and junior years, I had an internship with ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Get Back in the Game
    • Abstract: I started college right after high school, studying agribusiness and animal science, but I didn't fully engage in the academic process. At the time, I was more focused on being a rodeo clown and bullfighter! After marrying at 22, I took a semester off and got a job driving trucks. That turned into ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Piecing It Together
    • Abstract: Agricultural Systems Management (ASM) has been a perfect fit for me, and I couldn't be happier with all the major has to offer. I have always had a passion for agriculture, but I wanted to have a better understanding of the whole puzzle. Through my parents' encouragement and the ASM major, all the ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Return on Investment
    • Abstract: I have a very serious interest in planters! I am intrigued by the mechanics of getting seed into the ground efficiently. Today's technologies are redefining what it means to plant crops. They are amazing! I'm passionate about helping growers get their best return on investment. With the best seed ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Women in AG
    • Abstract: Being involved in the Cal Poly Ag Engineering' Society (which has our ASABE branch under its umbrella) has been the highlight of my college experience. My service as both AES president and Student Mechanized Branch vice president (and one of the BBQ co-chairs!) helped me grow and realize my ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • The Name of the Game: Problem Solving
    • Abstract: My passion for the environment, combined with my love of math and innovation, led me to a biosystems engineering major at Clemson University. It was the perfect combination; it challenged my strengths and pulled in my passions. I want to make a difference in stopping global climate change, and this ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Game Plan: Pack It Up!
    • Abstract: I love to find efficiencies. Given a challenge, I instantly think of ways that I can improve a process. There is nothing more rewarding than an innovation or a tweak that saves time and money. In the AET program at UWRF, I found efficiencies for my course of study and customized it to graduate in ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Connecting the Dots
    • Abstract: Whenever I tell someone that I grew up in Washington State, their first question is always something along the lines of "Why the heck would you move to North Dakota I can't really explain it, but I can say that, looking back, coming to NDSU and majoring in ASM was one of the best decisions I've ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Fair Find
    • Abstract: Maneuvering the maze of career fairs, I found that recruiters are fascinated with ASM. I received multiple job offers almost a year before I graduated. I thank ASM for that. The ASM degree is unlike any other. You study a diversity of subjects that will help you excel in many jobs. In my graduating ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Empowered to Innovate
    • Abstract: I am Pennsylvania proud! I loved growing up in the Keystone State, knew about Penn State's rich agricultural history and its prestigious College of Agricultural Sciences, so a state school felt exactly right for me. A short time after walking into the campus buildings of my department and meeting ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Makes Your Move
    • Abstract: If you love agriculture, then AET is the degree is for you. The possibilities are endless, and an AET degree will give you knowledge you will use in your ag career. I did a field service Internship with New Holland Agriculture during the summer before my senior year. I was based in North Carolina, ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Career Opportunities
    • Abstract: Degree in hand, what can you do' Where can you apply' Ag Systems graduates are in high demand. Depending on qualifications and experience, starting salaries for ASM graduates range from $30,000 to $65,000 and average approximately $53,000 per year, according to The Ohio State University. Starting ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Puzzled'
    • Abstract: Across the board 1. What is an agricultural systems degree' An agricultural systems degree combines an understanding of the agricultural, biological, and physical sciences with business, managerial, and technical skills. Graduates with this type of degree find careers in the production and ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Building on Internships
    • Abstract: An internship at Green Sky Growers, in Winter Garden, Florida, during my first summer out of high school was a game changer for me. I immersed myself in growing systems, management software, and the marketing of local produce, and that experience provided the first building blocks for where I ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • A Capitol Move
    • Abstract: My high school ag teacher was the first person to really show me the importance of agriculture. Agriculture is more than just farming; there are huge fields of technology and innovation, which support the people who grow the food we eat. After graduation, I went straight to Cal Poly, where I ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Going Solo Pass Go
    • Abstract: It was during my freshman internship with E4 Crop Intelligence in Woodbine, Iowa, that I decided to pursue a career in consulting. I began developing business plans and tailoring my curriculum, and I added an agronomy major to the Ag Systems Technology program. As a sophomore, I interned with Anez ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • One Class Changed ... Everything
    • Abstract: Course AG 452: Issues Affecting California Agriculture is offered during the winter quarter at Cal Poly. Over a decade ago, it was the brainchild of successful lawyer and lobbyist George Soares, a partner with Kahn, Soares, & Conway, and the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Need a Clue' Dept-Jobs!
    • Abstract: Want to learn and earn' Check out the job possibilities in the ag department! I am employed by SDSU and work in the ag engineering shop where I assist with prepping for labs, co-designing side projects, and preparing for projects that involve woodworking or welding. Being employed by the school and ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Changing Career Gears
    • Abstract: Hometown: Madelia, MinnesotaEnjoys: Camping, hiking, and being at the lake, gym, or farmBelieve it or not, I was going to be a male nurse. I grew up on a farm but took a totally different direction by pursuing a nursing degree out of high school. I soon realized I wasn't in the right niche and took ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Going Solo, Pass Go
    • Abstract: Hometown: Ainsworth, IowaEnjoys: Learning more about soil health, sustainability, and water quality- and attending Iowa State football games.It was during my freshman internship with E4 Crop Intelligence in Woodbine, Iowa, that I decided to pursue a career in consulting. I began developing business ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Hands On!
    • Abstract: Hometown: Kenton, OhioEnjoys: Crochet, family farming, and home remodelingIhave always had a big heart for agriculture. A born-and raised farm girl, I definitely wanted an education in the field. Agriculture Systems Management (ASM), with so many classes of interest, was the path for me.My mother ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Target: Internship
    • Abstract: Hometown: Grand View, IdahoEnjoys: Woodworking, gardening, and cooking with my wife1am fascinated with the new technologies emerging for precision agriculture! After doing an internship for the Boise-based J. R. Simplot Company-working between the Land & Livestock and Grower Solutions divisions, I ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • ATM Pays Off
    • Abstract: Hometown: Blossvale, New YorkEnjoys: Tractors and farm equipment (old or new), vintage snowmobiles, mechanical and electrical repair workPeople involved with production agriculture share a unique bond, and I never want to get too far away from that. Growing up in a farming community influenced my ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Need a Clue' Dept. Jobs!
    • Abstract: Hometown: Redwood Falls, MinnesotaEnjoys: Fishing, hiking, biking, bodybuildingWant to learn and earn' Check out the job possibilities in the ag department! I am employed by SDSU and work in the ag engineering shop where I assist with prepping for labs, co-designing side projects, and preparing for ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Attitude Is Everything
    • Abstract: Hometown: Casar, North CarolinaEnjoys: The outdoors, boating, fishing, big equipment, volunteer firefighting, piloting small planes: centered on faith, family, church and GO PACK!I am the founder and owner of Wright Contracting, LLC. I started the company in 2008, and we currently have two ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Make Your Move
    • Abstract: Hometown: Cypress Inn, TennesseeEnjoys: Hunting, fishing, photography, farming, cooking, gardeningIf you love agriculture, then AET is the degree is for you. The possibilities are endless, and an AET degree will give you knowledge you will use in your ag career. I did a field service internship ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Travel
    • Abstract: Hometown: Bartlett, IllinoisEnjoys: Hiking, running, travel, and sportsMy degree in Agricultural Technology Management allows me to work at the nexus of food, water, and energy. My passion is working toward a sustainable future, but an ATM degree can prepare you for a variety of interesting ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Women in Ag
    • Abstract: Hometown: Tulare, CaliforniaEnjoys: Archery, hiking/backpacking. Avid reader and inspired by TED Talks.Being involved in the Cal Poly Ag Engineerin Society (which has our ASABE branch under its umbrella) has been the highlight of my college experience. My service as both AES president and Student ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • One Class Changed. Everything
    • Abstract: Course AG 452: Issues Affecting California Agriculture is offered during the winter quarter at Cal Poly. Over a decade ago, it was the brainchild of successful lawyer and lobbyist George Soares, a partner with Kahn, Soares, & Conway, and the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • On the Diffusion of Solutions for Alleviating Poverty
    • Abstract: The first goal in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is to "end poverty in all its forms everywhere." Several other goals of the 17-goal list are related to this first goal, especially in low-resource settings (LRS), which includes the majority of sub-Saharan African ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Economic Benefits for Farmers in Laos
    • Abstract: The mission of our team in Laos is to improve the livelihood of rural Lao farmers through advancements in agriculture. We do this by partnering with Lao farmers and rural business people to create a domestic value chain for Lao agricultural products. Currently, most of the crops produced by Lao ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Looking Both Ways: The Past Year and Coming Events
    • Abstract: This presidential year has flown by, and it has been great to see the diversity of activities that agricultural and biological engineers are involved in. With few exceptions, all these activities relate to food, water, energy, or the environment, and usually involve several areas. My highlights ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • A Case for Mentors and Mentees
    • Abstract: Who is ASABE' I believe that, at our core, we are engineers of life. We are the engineers who are going to conceptualize, design, build, test, develop, and deploy technologies that will sustain life for both the foreseeable future and the distant future. The challenge is that the world population ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Precision Ag Research at California State University, Fresno
    • Abstract: Precision agriculture is all about managing agricultural inputs to optimize yield while protecting the environment through site-specific crop management- in other words, profitability through sustainability. Precision agriculture involves significant applications of technology in day-to-day ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • ASABE's Giving Back Fund: Together We, Can Do Something Big
    • Abstract: Editor's note: Established in 2014, the ASABE Giving Back Fund provides financial support to projects that demonstrate the knowledge and skills of agricultural and biological engineers in benefiting underserved individuals or groups. Eligible projects may take place anywhere in the world; no ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The AgRover: A Simple Vehicle Can Revolutionize Farming in the Developing
           World
    • Abstract: Editor's note: A report on Purdue's student design projects in Africa appeared in the May/June 2012 issue of Resource. In this article, ASABE member John Lumkes, who helped establish the Cameroon partnership, and ASABE member David Wilson, a former Purdue student and co-founder of a company that ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • From Farm Boy to CEO: An Agricultural Engineer Leads with Distinction
    • Abstract: Neat, clean, tidy. Those words describe Beaver Water District (BWD), a water utility with three treatment plants in one of the fastest growing areas of the U.S. Northwest Arkansas boasts a population of more than half a million, and it's growing at a rate of nearly 1,000 new residents a month. It ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • ASABE Foundation Work in Focus: Support the KEYS Fund at the 2017 AIM
    • Abstract: We've all received solicitations from various charities, non-profit groups, and our favorite college or university. All have opportunities in common: a chance to give back, provide resources for those in need, and receive a tax deduction. Simply stated, when we donate, we're exchanging our money ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Whole-Orchard Recycling Can Sequester Carbon and Improve Soil Fertility
    • Abstract: Before air quality restrictions were implemented, orchard removal meant pushing trees over and burning them. More recently, old orchards were uprooted and ground with a tub grinder or wood chipper, and the woody debris was hauled to a co-generation plant, which burned the debris to generate ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Reducing Nitrate-N Losses to Achieve Water Quality Goals
    • Abstract: Nutrient losses from agricultural systems in the Mississippi River basin have contributed to the hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico. In 2008, in response to this challenge, the U.S. EPA's Hypoxia Task Force released an action plan for a national strategy to reduce, mitigate, and control hypoxia in ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Why Not'
    • Abstract: I come from a very small town and a very small high school. When I was growing up, I didn't know any engineers. In fact, I didn't know what an engineer was until I got matched with engineering on an aptitude test! And, of course, I'm a woman. My gender didn't affect me as much as it did my ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Precision Irrigation for Water Savings
    • Abstract: Water is one of the world's most precious resources. Yet with increasing urban demand and a world population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, water is becoming increasingly scarce. While irrigated agriculture is a major consumer of freshwater supplies, it is also crucial for supporting the ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Events Calendar
    • Abstract: ASABE CONFERENCES AND INTERNATIONAL MEETINGSTo receive more information about ASABE conferences and meetings, call ASABE at (800) 371-2723 or e-mail mtgs@asabe.org.2017July 16-19 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Spokane, Wash., USA.2018Feb. 12-14 Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference. ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • VisualChallenge 7 Is Coming! Ag and Bio Engineering beyond the Words
    • Abstract: To once again celebrate the visual aspects of the ABE profession, Resource magazine announces its seventh annual Visual Challenge--an opportunity to show those outside the field: "This is what we do." Your entry can convey the beauty and meaning of your work, your research, your ASABE activities, ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • See & Spray: The Next Generation of Weed Control
    • Abstract: Precision agriculture has been steadily narrowing the focus of farm management--from region to field to individual plants. Each step has required technical breakthroughs and new products that add technology to farm machinery and, more importantly, profit to farm operations. Yield monitors, G ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Clean Water for a School in Uganda
    • Abstract: The University of Minnesota chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-UMN) established a relationship with Uganda Rural Fund in 2007. Hope Integrated Academy (HIA) is a school run by Uganda Rural Fund (URF), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization focused on empowering people, especially women and ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Honoring the Newly Elected
    • Abstract: At the July 2016 Annual International Meeting in Orlando, Florida, thirteen new ASABE Fellows were recognized. Election to Fellow is one of the highest distinctions an ASABE member can achieve, and those elected often say that this recognition by their peers is one of the most significant ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Engineering Change
    • Abstract: Ever wonder about all the changes in the world around you' I do, and I admit I question if all are positive. But as engineers, we work to effect change--to make improvements to our world, even if the stereotypical image of an engineer is often someone who resists change. The basis for engineering ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • New Ag Engineering Program at University of Wisconsin River Falls
    • Abstract: The University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UW-River Falls) welcomed 22 students into its new agricultural engineering program in fall 2016. The new program was an outgrowth of the Northwest Wisconsin Engineering Consortium, a joint effort by UW-River Falls, UW-Eau Claire, and UW-Stout to bring a ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Reducing Post-Harvest Loss in Developing Countries Though the Feed the
           Future Initiative
    • Abstract: The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss (PHLIL), housed at Kansas State University (KSU), is a research and education program aimed at improving food security by reducing post-harvest loss of seeds and staple crops, such as grains, oilseeds, and legumes. Feed the ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Bioenergy Crop Profitability through Equipment Innovation
    • Abstract: The many challenges of rural development, environmental sustainability, and energy independence will continue to be a national priority regardless of the pressing political urgency of the day. To tackle these challenges, institutions such as the State University of New York College of Environmental ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Moisture Meter Will Help Prevent Grain Losses
    • Abstract: In Brief: In developing countries, grains are often stored in bags, not silos, and high moisture can lead to mold growth in stored grain. Current moisture tests can be costly and impractical for some farmers, so USDA-ARS and university scientists have developed a simple, inexpensive moisture meter. ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Biomass Flowability: The Bane of Biomass Feedstock Engineers
    • Abstract: Poor feedstock flowability was identified by the U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office and by the USDA as one of the critical issues limiting success in the emerging bioeconomy. Traditional analytical and laboratory flowability metrics are proving to be of little use for ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Solar Cooking: From the Past and into the Future
    • Abstract: Few Americans can imagine waking before dawn, heart pounding, anxious about finding enough fuel to prepare the day's meal for their family. This reality affects over two billion people in parts of Africa, Asia, and Latin America where cooking fuel, primarily wood, has become increasingly scarce. ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • ASABE Foundation Work in Focus: Double Donation Makes a Difference, Twice
           Over
    • Abstract: When you win the bid on an item in a silent auction, you usually make a single-purchase donation to the charity or foundation holding the sale. However last summer, a unique item in the Foundation Silent Auction at the 2016 Annual International Meeting in Orlando gave doubly. The item was a load of ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Funding the Future of ASABE
    • Abstract: The Young Professionals Community (YPC) strives to keep our young professionals aware of, engaged, and active in the business of the Society. Our efforts are dually focused on retaining current members and welcoming new, young engineers within our industry to an active professional membership. To ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • The U.K. and the E.U.: Keeping Up Standards
    • Abstract: Editor's note: The following article originally appeared in the Winter 2016 issue of Landwards, the magazine of the U.K. Institute of Agricultural Engineers (lAgrE), and has been adapted with permission. Members of the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA) contribute to the standards and ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Breeding Resilience into Plants
    • Abstract: In Brief: Researchers at the University of California-Davis are accelerating crop breeding to keep pace with variable weather and a changing climate. Variable weather is creating extreme challenges for crop breeding in California. How do researchers develop crops that will thrive under certain ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Guide to Consultants 2017
    • Abstract: This Guide to Consultants is presented as a service to people interested in agricultural and biological engineering assistance. This listing is not an offer or advertisement to provide engineering services in any state or jurisdiction where the professional engineer or professional engineering firm ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Land-Use Planning Is More Efficient with Targeted Tools
    • Abstract: In Brief: When communities look to address water quality issues such as nutrient pollution, an assortment of computer models can help them simulate scenarios to solve their problems. But how do local officials and watershed planners know which models best address their needs, and which models ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
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  • Growing into Ag-Tech
    • Abstract: Over the last three and a half years, my wife Valerie and I have found ourselves in a new and exciting place in our careers, thanks in large part to the recent global interest in agricultural technology. Our story takes us from quiet wine-and-hazelnut-producing Yamhill County in western Oregon to ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Yeast Is Good for a Lot More Than Bread
    • Abstract: In Brief: A research team led by ASABE member Xueyang Feng, assistant professor of biological systems engineering at Virginia Tech, developed a way to make versatile alcohols from yeast, a discovery that could lead to environmentally friendly ways to manufacture a wide range of products that have ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Reducing Post-Harvest Loss in Developing Countries through the Feed the
           Future Initiative
    • Abstract: The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss (PHLIL), housed at Kansas State University (KSU), is a research and education program aimed at improving food security by reducing post-harvest loss of seeds and staple crops, such as grains, oilseeds, and legumes. Feed the ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • New Ag Engineering Program at UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
    • Abstract: The University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UW-River Falls) welcomed 22 students into its new agricultural engineering program in fall 2016. The new program was an outgrowth of the Northwest Wisconsin Engineering Consortium, a joint effort by UW-River Falls, UW-Eau Claire, and UW-Stout to bring a ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • ISO Standards for Mowers and Balers: A Success Story
    • Abstract: Editor's note: A version of this article also appears in the publications archives, copyright 2016, of ISTE Ltd, London, U.K.Mowed fields and trimmed hedgerows are vital for planting, growing, and harvesting crops and for keeping our roads clear of encroaching vegetation. Crop gathering and storage ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • YPC News & Notes
    • Abstract: One of the recent membership development projects of ASABE's Young Professionals Community (YPC) is our Graduate Student Involvement (GSI) committee. Although graduate students have always been members of the YPC, many students didn't know where they belonged after graduating from the International ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Improving the Application Uniformity of Center Pivots
    • Abstract: Center pivots currently irrigate more than 10 million hectares (25 million acres) in the U.S. and are steadily replacing traditional flood irrigation and other types of pressurized irrigation systems. Despite their great advantages, the water application uniformity under these machines is not ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • ASABE Foundation Work in Focus: Creating a Long-Term View for Settling
           Near-Term Actions
    • Abstract: The ASABE Foundation has prepared a plan with the long-term, aspirational aim of adding cumulative new contributions of at least $1.25 million in the next five years. This will enable ASABE to implement actions that publicize the importance of our profession, provide support for educating ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • A Broad Approach to Addressing the Grand Challenges. (from the President)
    • Abstract: The content of this issue of Resource again reminds me how incredibly broad the footprint of agricultural and biological engineering is. The scope of areas impacted and the range of technologies involved to sustainably deliver an ample supply of food, water, and energy for the world's population is ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The International Academy of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering: A
           New Instrument for Recognizing the Profession
    • Abstract: In keeping with its mission of improving the quality of life and global development, the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR) has established the International Academy of J Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (iAABE). The iAABE is composed of elected ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Hydrologic Modeling for Eco-Friendly Land Development
    • Abstract: In Brief: The Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) could affect land development and help return developed land to a natural hydrologic state. SWAT quantifies and predicts the various impacts that development and land management practices have on water, sediment, and contaminant flow. Every time ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Monitoring Animal Health with Remote Sensing. (Update)
    • Abstract: In Brief: Researchers are using remote sensing technologies to improve animal health and increase the efficiency of livestock production. A recent study monitored chickens to determine the best conditions for cage-free production. How many feeders are needed for a cage-free flock is one of the many ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Capturing High-Quality Data from Soil and from Space
    • Abstract: In Brief: Keeping tabs on soil moisture using sensors close to or in the ground has a connection with similar work using satellites. ASABE member Amy Kaleita, an associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering at Iowa State University, has many reasons for working with remote ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • A Collaborative Project for Improving Food Safety in China
    • Abstract: In Brief: Every year, foodborne diseases cost over $70 billion and cause more than 600 million cases of illness and thousands of deaths worldwide. University of Arkansas researchers are working with the Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center, as well as Chinese universities and poultry companies, ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • An Inside Look at ASABE's Second Global Initiative Conference
    • Abstract: Last year, when I first heard about ASABE's "Engineering and Technology Innovation for Global Food Security" conference in Stellenbosch, South Africa, I was thrilled at the prospect of attending a conference focused on my area of interest. As a Purdue University graduate and member of ASABE, I was ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The "Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate" Extension Project
    • Abstract: Uncertainty is not a strange concept to farmers: the weather, markets, government programs, politics, insurance, technologies, regulations, and the list goes on. The task of the national Extension effort, titled "Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate," was to add the topic of climate change to ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Certificate Now Available
    • Abstract: Many pilots and aviators may not be aware that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has created a brand new pilot certificate for individuals who fly unmanned aircraft for commercial purposes. The new certificate became available on August 29, 2016, and based on a quick review of the ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Clemson Students Build a Cotton Picker to Increase Agricultural Awareness.
           (Update)
    • Abstract: In Brief: Students in Clemson University's agricultural mechanization and business program have built a mechanical cotton picker and taken it on the road to raise awareness about agriculture and teach others about cotton harvesting. ASABE member Hunter Massey, a lecturer in Clemson's Department of ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The Role of Sensors and Bio-Imaging in Monitoring Food Quality
    • Abstract: When people purchase raw ingredients or processed food products, they use intuitive methods to assess the quality of the food. For example, when purchasing whole lentils, the consumer may look for the presence of non-lentil materials, variations in the lentil size and color, or damage due to ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The Basics of Thermal Imaging with Unmanned Aerial Systems
    • Abstract: Agricultural producers, researchers, and service providers have been bombarded with articles, journal postings, conferences, and even primetime television shows on the revolutionary changes provided by small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS), also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, in ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • A Broad Approach to Addressing the Grand Challenges
    • Abstract: The content of this issue of Resource again reminds me how incredibly broad the footprint of agricultural and biological engineering is. The scope of areas impacted and the range of technologies involved to sustainably deliver an ample supply of food, water, and energy for the world's population is ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Dew Collection with Mulch Film: An Option for Arid Regions
    • Abstract: Plastic mulch films are used increasingly in agriculture and horticulture, with the main uses being prevention of weed growth, control of soil temperature and moisture, and prevention of soil erosion. Through the use of plastic mulch films, farmers can improve both the quantity and quality of their ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • ASABE Foundation Work in Focus
    • Abstract: The ASABE Foundation has prepared a plan with the long-term, aspirational aim of adding cumulative new contributions of at least $1.25 million in the next five years. This will enable ASABE to implement actions that publicize the importance of our profession, provide support for educating ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Measuring a Consumer's Contaminant Footprint
    • Abstract: In Brief: People use a wide variety of chemicals in their everyday lives-over-the-counter medications, prescription drugs, and personal care products-that become part of the wastewater stream, potentially harming the environment. A new tool developed by Penn State researchers can help consumers ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The International Academy of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
    • Abstract: In keeping with its mission of improving the quality of life and global development, the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR) has established the International Academy of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (iAABE). The iAABE is composed of elected Fellows. ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Cuban Agriculture: Challenge, Model, or Illusion?
    • Abstract: Over the past few years, Cuba has attracted global attention. The processes of updating its socioeconomic model and renewing frozen relations with the U.S. have suggested that the country could soon open up to the world. In fact, Cuba has received numerous government and business delegations of ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Monitoring Animal Health with Remote Sensing
    • Abstract: In Brief: Researchers are using remote sensing technologies to improve animal health and increase the efficiency of livestock production. A recent study monitored chickens to determine the best conditions for cage-free production.How many feeders are needed for a cagefree flock is one of the many ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Clemson Students Build a Cotton Picker to Increase Agricultural Awareness
    • Abstract: In Brief: Students in Clemson University's agricultural mechanization and business program have built a mechanical cotton picker and taken it on the road to raise awareness about agriculture and teach others about cotton harvesting.ASABE member Hunter Massey, a lecturer in Clemson's Department of ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Conference Overview: ASABE Leads Global Food Security Efforts
    • Abstract: For global food security, engineering and technology are more important than ever, and they have a critical role to play in a number of areas. That is the consensus of more than 150 international experts who gathered in Stellenbosch, South Africa, to share their research and perspectives on the ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • ASABE Co-Sponsors "Thirsty Land" Documentary
    • Abstract: Editor's note: "Thirsty Land" tells the story of extreme drought, agriculture, and the water crisis in the western U.S. and how these challenges affect farmers, urban communities, and the environment. Underwritten in part by ASABE, the documentary vividly explores the depleted water resources in ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Beyond the Words: Images of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
    • Abstract: Visual images are always a big part of producing Resource magazine. Images complement the written word by engaging reader interest and providing further information. The 6th annual Agricultural and Biological Engineering Visual Challenge-our call for "statements without words"- proves once again ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Big Data Ethics and the Digital Age of Agriculture
    • Abstract: [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Editor's Note: ASABE member Jason Schuster of Iowa State University captured first place in the 2016 Ag and Bio Ethics Essay Competition by submitting an original work of up to 1500 words on an ethics topic that affects "the practice of professions related to agricultural and ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Stewardship: Using the Tools
    • Abstract: My recent attendance at the 2016 World Food Prize in Des Moines and our Society's Engineering and Technology Innovations for Global Food Security conference in Cape Town reaffirmed for me the vital role our members play in stewarding the planet's resources. This issue of Resource highlights the ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Stewardship: Using All the Tools
    • Abstract: My recent attendance at the 2016 World Food Prize in Des Moines and our Society's Engineering and Technology Innovations for Global Food Security conference in Cape Town reaffirmed for me the vital role our members play in stewarding the planet's resources. This issue of Resource highlights the ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • A Proud History
    • Abstract: Resource magazine is pleased to sponsor the AE50 Award program, celebrating companies for their recent developments in agricultural, food, and biological systems. From the many entries submitted by year-end 2016, an expert panel selected 50 products for recognition. The award-winning products are ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Plugging Off-Road Equipment into the Industrial Internet of Things
    • Abstract: The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Big Data have been trending topics over the past couple of years. Increased interest and excitement surrounds the massive opportunity associated with creating a network of connected industrial assets (fixed and mobile) to improve the efficiency of ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • ASABE Foundation Work in Focus: Like to Plan Ahead? Make Charitable Giving
           to ASABE Part of Your Overall Estate Plan
    • Abstract: [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Glenn Schwab, 1919-2003 Photo circa 1975 Dr. Glenn O. Schwab was a highly regarded faculty member at The Ohio State University for many years. He was well known for his leadership in developing text materials, particularly as first author of the popular textbook Soil and ... (Publication: Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
 
 
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