The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has named fifteen individuals to its class of 2012 “New Faces of ASABE.”
Wes Porter: CAFLS Ag Mechanization (B.S.) and Bioengineering (M.S.)
"Improving the efficiency of agricultural practices, from planting to harvesting and processing, is the goal of Extension Associate Engineer Wesley Porter. Wesley is working on many different precision agriculture and machinery projects, and his current research focuses on maintaining field level cotton fiber quality on stripper harvesters."
Kudzu bug chewing up South Carolina
"The kudzu bug came from China, landed in Atlanta, Ga. and in two short years has chewed up a variety of crops in every county in South Carolina, and has made good progress doing the same in North Carolina."
Read the full article: http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/kudzu-bug-chewing-south-carolina
Americot advertisement featuring Wes Woodard, Clemson Ag Mechanization, Class of 2003