Kendall R. Kirk, Ph.D.


Precision Agriculture Engineer
Adjunct Assistant Professor, AGM

Email: kirk2@clemson.edu
Office: Edisto Research & Education Center

Kendall Kirk

Education:
B.S. Biosystems Engineering - Clemson University --2002
M.S. Biosystems Engineering - Clemson University -- 2004
Ph. D. Biosystems Engineering - Clemson University -- 2010

Service at Clemson University:
Research Assistant, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 2002- 2004
Lecturer, Agricultural Mechanization & Business, 2005-2011
Assistant Professor, Agricultural Mechanization & Business, 2011-2014
Precision Agriculture Engineer, Edisto REC, 2014-present

Research Interests:
Precision Agriculture, Agricultural Power & Machinery, Control Systems, Computer Modeling.

Publications:

Aquacultural Engineering

Hay Yield Monitoring

Peanut Digging

Peanut Moisture

Peanut Yield Monitoring

Power and Machinery (Misc.)

    • A. Khalilian, Y. J. Han, M. W. Marshall, S. Gorucu, Y. Abbaspour-Gilandeh, K. R. Kirk. (2014). Evaluation of the Clemson instrumented subsoiler shank in coastal plain soils. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 109:46-51. doi:10.1016/j.compag.2014.09.002
    • K. R. Kirk, H. F. Massey, B. T. Woody. (2013). Remote Hydraulic Circuits for Zero Turning Radius Mowers. ASABE Paper No. 131593495. St. Joseph, Mich.: ASABE.

Teaching

Turfgrass

    • J. B. Stiglbauer, H Liu, L. B. McCarty, D. M. Park, J. E. Toler, K. R. Kirk. (2009). ‘Diamond’ Zoysiagrass Putting Green Establishment Affected by Sprigging Rates, Nitrogen Sources, and Rates in the Southern Transition Zone. HortScience 44 (6), 1757-1761.
    • J. B. Stiglbauer, H. Liu, L. B. McCarty, D. Park, W. Sarvis, C. Baldwin, J. Toler, K. R. Kirk. (2008). Nitrogen Source and Rate Effects on ‘Diamond'Zoysia Putting Green Establishment with Two Sprigging Rates. 2008 Joint Annual Meeting: GSA/SSSA/ASA/CSSA/GCAGS/HGS.
    • J. B. Stiglbauer, H. Liu, L. B. McCarty, D. Park, W. Sarvis, C. Baldwin, J. Toler, K. R. Kirk. (2008). Nitrogen Source and Rate Effects on ‘Seadwarf' Seashore Paspalum Putting Green Establishment with Two Sprigging Rates. 2008 Joint Annual Meeting: GSA/SSSA/ASA/CSSA/GCAGS/HGS.

Graduate Students:

News Articles:

Prior courses taught:

AGM 1010: Introduction to Agricultural Mechanization & Business
AGM 2050: Principles of Fabrication
AGM 2060: Machinery Management
AGM 3010: Soil and Water Conservation
AGM 3710: AGM Internship
AGM 4060: Mechanical and Hydraulic Systems
AGM 4520: Mobile Power
AGM 4730: Selected Topics
BE 414: Biosystems Engineering Unit Operations

Professional Societies:

American Society of Agricultural Engineers
World Aquaculture Society
Aquacultural Engineering Society

State in which registered:
South Carolina, Engineer in Training (E.I.T.)

Personal Website:
http://people.clemson.edu/~kirk2/