AGR-1339 has developed an expertise in agricultural machinery through nearly thirty years of professional experience. As a project engineer for six years with the Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute, he helped develop procedures used for testing agricultural equipment. He was a forage systems engineer for three years at the Agriculture Canada Experiment Station, where he evaluated harvesting, handling, and storage equipment. For the past two decades he has been a professor and research scientist in the area of agricultural engineering. Since 1991 he has studied and developed machinery to assist with the farming of arid-land and alternative crops, such as guayule, jojoba, hesperaloe, and aloe vera.
Ph.D., Agricultural Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
M.S., Agricultural Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
B.S., Agricultural Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada