BAE busy at ASABE yearly meeting in New Orleans

The 2015 ASABE 2015 Annual International Meeting, held in New Orleans from July 26-29, recently concluded, and as usual, it provided an important opportunity for professional development. BAE faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and alumni were kept busy at the yearly conference — receiving awards, presenting posters, giving presentations, and moderating panels. Following is a list of BAE awards, presentations, and posters.

Stombaugh receives ASABE Blue Ribbon Award

Tim Stombaugh, Ph.D., P.E., received a Blue Ribbon Award for his submission "Technology to Improve Sprayer Accuracy" at the 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting in the medium-length paper (9-16 pages) category. These awards annually recognize outstanding effort and achievement in developing noteworthy educational materials. Entries can be submitted under two general classifications of (a) public service or (b) private industry, and they are categorized in seven areas of subject matter. Stombaugh also received a Superior Paper Award for a paper submitted with co-author Mike Sama.

Higgins wins conservation award, featured in Cow Country News

It's been a good summer for Steve Higgins, Ph.D.

In July, he and colleague Amanda Gumbert, Ph.D., received the Conservation Person of the Year Award from the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts, which honors their work to help farmers reduce impact on water and other natural resources, and to implement best management practices. 

Sama, Stombaugh receive 2015 ASABE Superior Paper Award

Sama receives ASABE awardMichael Sama, Ph.D., P.E., and Timothy Stombaugh, Ph.D., P.E., received a Superior Paper Award for “Performance Evaluation of a Tracking Total Station as a Position Reference for Dynamic GNSS Accuracy Testing.” The paper appeared in APPLIED ENGIINEERING IN AGRICULTURE Vol. 30, No. 4.