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American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

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ASABE Committee Listing

ASE - Applied Science & Engineering
EOPD - Education, Outreach & Professional Development
ES - Energy Systems
ESH - Ergonomics, Safety and Health
FE - Forest Engineering
ITSC - Information Technology, Sensors & Control Systems
MS - Machinery Systems
NRES - Natural Resources & Environmental Systems
PAFS - Plant, Animal, & Facility Systems
PRS - Processing Systems

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    • AABFEIO Community

      Association of Agricultural, Biological and Food Engineers of Indian Origin Community

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    • African Network Community

      To promote information exchange and networking among agricultural, biological and food engineers of African and Non-African origin that are interested in the development of agricultural technology in Africa; facilitate collaboration in research; foster educational exchange; enable technology transfer to Africa; and encourage professional development among members.

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    • ANGASABE Community

      African Network Group of ASABE

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    • AOCABFE

      AOCABFE - the Association of Overseas Chinese Agricultural, Biological, and Food Engineers promotes informaiton exchange and networking among agricultural, biological, and food engineers of Chinese origin worldwide, to facilitate collaboration in research and educational exchange, and to encourage professional development.

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    • ASE-01 Applied Science and Engineering Executive

      Oversight and executive committee for Applied Science and Engineering.

    • ASE-05 Publications

      Coordinates peer review of manuscripts for the ASE technical community.

    • ASE-08 Biological Engineering Fundamentals

      Coordinates Society activities specific to biological engineering. To be appointed.

    • ASE-09 Environmental Quality Coordinating Committee

      Coordinates exchange of technology for environmental quality and promotes effective use of engineering talent to improve environmental quality.

    • ASE-12 Forest Engineering

      Promotes and coordinates forestry activities across the Society.

    • ASE-134 US TAG to ISO TC 134 Fertilizers & Soil Conditioners

      US Technical Advisory Group for ISO TC 134. Fertilizers and Soil Conditioners.

    • ASE-16 Engineering for Sustainability

      Coordinates Society activities in sustainability issues.

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    • Assoc of Korean Agricultural, Biological, and Food Engineers

      AKABFE's mission is to (1) promote information exchange and networking among agricultural, biological, and food engineers who are interested in the development of agricultural and biological science and technology in Korea; (2) foster educational exchange programs between Korean universities and organizations and institutions in the United States of America; (3) facilitate the transfer of technology to and from Korea; and (4) encourage professional development among members within the ASABE.

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    • Division Program Chairs

      Program Chairs from each ASABE Division. Manages the technical programs at the ASABE Annual International Meeting and various conferences throughout the year.

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    • E-02 Constitution and Bylaws

      Standing committee that advises the Board of Trustees on Constitution, Bylaws, and Amendments issues.

    • E-05 Marketing and External Communications

      Oversees, develops and reviews activity relating to branding, brand management, external communications, promotion, marketing, and future workforce development.

    • E-05/1 E-Week Coordinating Committee

      Oversees the Society’s engagement in DiscoverE and National Engineers Week.

    • E-05/2 FFA Coordinating Committee

      Oversees the Society’s engagement with the National FFA Organization.

    • E-06/1 KEYS Fund Management Committee

    • E-06/2 Giving Back Fund

      Selects the best submissions to receive funds from the ASABE Foundation Giving Back Fund

    • E-07 Issues Management & Social Action

      Coordinates and manages Society position regarding issues and social action.

    • E-08 Fellows

      Plans and conducts the Fellows Installation and Honor Ceremony at the Annual Meeting. ASABE Staff Awards Coordinator serves on the committee to help coordinate E-08 activities with ASABE Headquarters schedules.

    • E-20 Finance

      Coordinates Society financial matters.

    • E-2050 Executive Committee for Global Engagement

      Officers of E-2050 committees

    • E-2050 Global Engagement

    • E-2050/1 International Member Support

    • E-2050/2 International Membership Community Support

    • E-2050/3 Programs

    • E-2050/4 Global Partners

    • E-2050/5 Global Conference Committee

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    • Engineering Branch Advisors

      Advisors for Engineering student branches.

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    • EOPD-01 Executive/Steering

      Coordinates and oversees the education, outreach and professional development activities of the Society.

    • EOPD-04 Refereed Publications Review and Paper Awards

      Coordinates peer review of manuscripts for ASABE journals and recommends papers to M-141 committee for award consideration.

    • EOPD-203 Undergraduate & Graduate Instruction

      Encourages the continuing development of undergraduate and graduate level educational programs and state-of-the-art instructional materials and curricula.

    • EOPD-204 Engineering & Technology Accreditation

      Improves professional undergraduate educational programs in Agriculture, Biological, Food and Forest Engineering; Agricultural Engineering Technology; and other related areas through the accreditation process.

    • EOPD-205 Engineering Technology & Management Education

      Coordinates, develops, and promotes programs related to engineering technology and management education in agriculture and related fields.

    • EOPD-206 Ag Technology & Mgmt Curriculum Review & Pgm Recog

      Improves educational programs in Agricultural Mechanization and other related areas through program review and recognition.

    • EOPD-208 Extension

      Provides leadership in the area of education beyond the classroom.

    • EOPD-210 Department Heads

      Provides a forum for exchange and development of ideas and procedures relating to the operation and advancement of agricultural engineering, biological engineering, and similarly named programs and departments.

    • EOPD-210/1 Steering

      Coordinates programs and activities for the Academic Program Administrator Committee.

    • EOPD-211 Undergrad Engineering Pgm & Instructional Chair

      Provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of issues between program coordinators, undergraduate program committee chairs, and other interested parties, related to the development and advancement of agricultural and/or biological engineering curricula.

    • EOPD-412 Professional Ethics

      Promotes adherence by ASABE members to accepted standards of ethical practice as set forth in the ASABE Constitution.

    • EOPD-414 Engineering Licensure

      Maintains and enhances the professionalism of the members of ASABE by providing services related to the national Principles and Practices Examination (PE Exam) for Agricultural Engineering.

    • EOPD-416 Continuing Professional Development

      Establishes policy and procedures for continuing education activities to be provided and/or endorsed by the Society.

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    • ES-01 Energy Systems Executive

      Conducts the affairs of the Energy Systems technical community. To be appointed.

    • ES-02 Energy Systems Steering

      Addresses policy issues affecting organization and operation of the Energy Systems technical community and its committees. To be appointed.

    • ES-03 Energy Systems Standards Oversight

      Coordinates standards development and reviews standards projects within the scope of the technical community. Coordinates ES standards efforts with other technical communities.

    • ES-04 Publications Review

      Reviews papers and manuscripts for the Energy Systems technical community.

    • ES-100 Energy Systems General Body

      Coordinates energy activities across the Society.

    • ES-110 Techno-economic Feasibility and Sustainability

      Addresses technical and economic feasibility and sustainability issues for energy projects. To be appointed.

    • ES-210 Renewable Power Generation

      Addresses alternative energy sources and conversion systems for renewable heat and power generation.

    • ES-220 Biomass Energy & Industrial Byproducts

      Addresses development, analysis, implementation, and dissemination of biobased energy, fuels and products. Joint with Machine Systems Technical Community.

    • ES-238 Solid Biofuels and US TAG for ISO TC 238

      Develops and maintains standards for solid biofuels and acts as the US Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for ISO TC 238 Solid Biofuels.

    • ES-238/2 Thermally Treated Solid Biofuels

      Thermally Treated Solid Biofuels. Committee disbanded July 2016.

    • ES-255 US TAG to ISO TC255 Biogas

      US Technical Advisory Group for ISO TC 255, Biogas

    • ES-300 Energy Utilization & Application

      Addresses electrotechnology related to agriculture energy efficiency, electrical wiring systems, and electrical utility programs.

    • ES-310 Ag Lighting Group

      Addresses application of agricultural lighting systems.

    • ES-311 Electromagnetic Radiation Application for Plants

      Lead and coordinate the activities of ASABE in matters related to LEDs and other electromagnetic radiation source applications for plant growth and development.

    • ES-320 Electric Fence Controller

      To provide Standards, Engineering Practices and other information pertinent to electric fence controllers and to sponsor an ASABE technical session when applicable for continuing education in this area.

    • ES-330 Fan Testing

      Coordinates test standards for application of agricultural fans.

    • ES-340 Standby Electric Power

      Provides technical expertise in the area of standby electric power.

    • ES-400 Electrical Code for Agriculture

      Provides technical expertise and guidance for development of practical electrical codes and standards for safety in electrical wiring systems used in agricultural production and processing.

    • ESH-01 Ergonomics, Safety, and Health Executive / Oversight

      Encompasses all engineering aspects of ergonomic human safety and health for users of equipment systems and facilities within the industries served by the Society.

    • ESH-02 ESH Policy and Forward Planning

      Addresses policy issues affecting organization and operation of the ESH community and its committees.

    • ESH-03 Ergonomics, Safety, and Health Standards Oversight

      Coordinates standards development and reviews standards projects within the scope of the community. Coordinates ESH standards efforts with other communities.

    • ESH-03/1 External Standard Development

      Participates in the development of standards within other communities.

    • ESH-03/2 Internal Standard Development

      Responsible for maintaining and developing all standards assigned to the ESH Community.

    • ESH-04 Technology Exchange

      Develops technical sessions, plans separate conferences, develops continuing education events, and assists communities with safety related programming.

    • ESH-04/1 Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health

      Responsible for activities that shall include, but are not limited to, participation on the P-511 Refereed Publications Committee and oversight of the Agricultural Safety and Health publication procedures, practices and awards.

    • ESH-04/2 Farmers With Disabilities Technology Exchange

      Addresses new technology as it evolves for farmers and ranchers with disabilities.

    • ESH-05 Nominations

      Submits nominations for officers to serve on ESH community committees.

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    • Foundation Liaison Committee

      Oversees, develops, and reviews activity related to interactions of the Society with the Foundation.

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    • International Preprofessional Community

      International Preprofessional Community

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    • INTL-601 International Commission Executive

      Provides overall leadership, coordination and representation for the International Commission, and conducts the affairs of the International Commission.

    • INTL-602 International Commission Steering

      Serves as the advisory group for International Commission Executive Committee, elect officers of International Commission Executive Committee, and recommend action items to the Councils.

    • INTL-603 International Commission Programs

      Develop and coordinate programs of general interest or of various communities within the International Commission.

    • INTL-604 Internationl Affairs

      Develop ideas and advise executive committees for enhancing service to international membership and strengthening ASABE internationally.

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    • IQS Advisors

      This is so the IQS advisors can have a forum.

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    • ITSC-01 ITSC Executive

      Conducts the affairs of the technical community.

    • ITSC-02 ITSC Steering

      Serves as an advisory board to the Technical Community Executive Committee and recommends action items to the Standards and Technical Council.

    • ITSC-04 Publications Review & Paper Awards

      Coordinates peer review of manuscripts for ASABE journals and selects the technical community's paper awards.

    • ITSC-06 Programs

      Develops programs of general interest and coordinates programs developed by technical committees.

    • ITSC-07 Forward Planning & Structure

      Develops technical community strategic plan, makes recommendations to the Steering Committee, seeks new fields of interest, encourages new initiatives and nominates technical community officers.

    • ITSC-217 Computational Methods, Simulations & Applications

      Promotes development and application of computational methods and simulations for addressing current issues in agricultural and biological engineering.

    • ITSC-230 Biosensors

      Concerns biosensor technologies and their applications in bioprocessing, food processing, food safety and quality, bioenvironmental and agricultural systems.

    • ITSC-254 Emerging Information Systems

      Development and application of information technologies, database management systems, information retrieval, electronic publishing, software development, internet applications, networking, machine learning, data analytics, cloud-based computing and hand-held/wireless device applications.

    • ITSC-312 Machine Vision

      Addresses the development and application of robotics, machine vision, image processing, and pattern recognition technology across the scope of Society interests.

    • ITSC-318 Mechatronics & Biorobotics

      Involved with the development and application of mechatronics, robotics and automation with respect to agriculture, food and biological systems.

    • ITSC-348 Electromagnetics & Spectroscopy

      Maintains contact with scientific developments in sonic, ultrasonics, electromagnetics, spectroscopy, and particle radiation for applications in engineering for agriculture and biological systems.

    • ITSC-353 Instrumentation & Controls

      Concerns instrumentation and controls for application in engineering research and production.

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    • Kishida International Award

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    • M-102 Awards Coordinating

      Provides leadership for Society awards committees and coordinates activities of awards committees. Also recommends Membership Development Council action on newly proposed awards.

    • M-111 John Deere/McCormick-Case Gold Medal

      Reviews nominations and selects recipients of the John Deere medal and Cyrus Hall McCormick/Jerome Increase Case medal.

    • M-112 Massey-Ferguson Gold Medal

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of Massey-Ferguson Gold Medal.

    • M-113 Engineering Concept of the Year

      Evaluates nominations and selects winning concept published in an ASABE publication during the previous year.

    • M-114 Young Researcher (New Holland)

      Reviews nominations and selects winner of the Young Researcher Award.

    • M-115 Young Educator (A.W. Farrall)

      Reviews nominations and selects winner of the Young Educator Award.

    • M-116 Young Designer (Sunkist)

      Reviews nominations and selects winner of the Young Designer Award.

    • M-117 Larry W. Turner Young Extension Professional

      Reviews nominations and selects winner of the Larry W. Turner Young Extension Professional Award.

    • M-122 Stewart Engineering Humanities

      Reviews nominations and selects winner of the Stewart Engineering Humanities Award.

    • M-130 Sukup Global Food Security Award

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the Sukup Global Food Security Award

    • M-131 Fellows Screening

      Reviews nominations and recommends recipients of the class of Fellow.

    • M-132 Lalit & Aruna Verma Excellence in Global Engagement

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the Lalit & Aruna Verma Excellence in Global Excellence Award.

    • M-151 Henry Giese Structures & Environment

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the Henry Giese Structures and Environment award.

    • M-152 ADS/Hancor Soil & Water Engineering

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the ADS/Hancor Soil & Water Engineering Award.

    • M-154 International Food Engineering Award

      Oversees the International Food Engineering Award committee.

    • M-155 Gunlogson Countryside Engineering

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the Gunlogson Countryside Engineering Award.

    • M-156 Kishida International

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the Kishida International Award.

    • M-157 SMV Technologies Ergonomics, Safety and Health

      Reviews nominations and selects the recipient of the SMV Technologies Ergonomics, Safety and Health Award.

    • M-158 Mayfield Cotton Engineering

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the Mayfield Cotton Engineering Award.

    • M-159 Award for the Advancement of Surface Irrigation

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the Award for the Advancement of Surface Irrigation.

    • M-160 Evelyn E. Rosentreter Standards Award

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the Evelyn Rosentreter Standards Award.

    • M-161 PEI Professional Engineer of the Year

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the PEI Professional Engineer of the Year Award.

    • M-162 Heermann Sprinkler Irrigation Award

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the Heermann Sprinkler Irrigation Award.

    • M-163 Gale A. Holloway Professional Development Award

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the Gale A. Holloway Professional Development Award.

    • M-164 Yoerger Preprofessional Engineer of the Year Award

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the Yoerger Preprofessional Engineering of the Year Award.

    • M-165 Pharos of Alexandria Global Learning Award

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the Pharos of Alexandria Global Learning Award

    • M-166 James R. and Karen A. Gilley Academic Leadership Award

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the James R. and Karen A. Gilley Academic Leadership Award.

    • M-167 Netafim Award for the Advancements in Microirrigation

      Reviews nominations and selects recipient of the Netafim Award for the Advancement in Microirrigation.

    • M-170 Historic Commemoration

      Encourages the recognition cooperation of significant agricultural engineering developments. Reviews and selects recipients of the Awards of ASABE Landmarks.

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    • MDC-S02 Section Steering

      Coordinates and strengthens section/NABEC activities that promote the education and professional development of the members of the Society. Additional members of the committee include all current section/NABEC chairs and/or their designates.

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    • Mechanization Branch Advisors

      Adivors of student Mechanization branches.

    • Meetings Council

      The Meetings Council promotes and manages the meetings and conferences in which the Society is involved.

    • Membership Development Council

      The Membership Development Council promotes the education, professional development, and professional registration of the members.

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    • MS-01 Machinery Systems Executive

      Conducts the affairs of the technical community

    • MS-02 Machinery Systems Steering

      Serves as an advisory body to the Technical Community Executive Committee and recommends action items to the Standards and Technical Council.

    • MS-03 Machinery Systems Standards Oversight

      Coordinates standards development and reviews standards projects within the scope of the technical community. Coordinates machine systems standards efforts with other technical communities.

    • MS-03/2 Farm Materials Handling and Transport

      Develops standards for handling of farm materials.

    • MS-04 Publications Review

      Coordinates peer review of machine systems manuscripts for ASABE refereed journals.

    • MS-05 Nominating

      Submits nominations for the position of Technical Community Vice Chair and recommends members for special administrative, standing or technical committees when requested.

    • MS-23 & US TAG ISO/TC23

      Encompasses the development and adoption of standards pertaining to machine systems; also develops the position of the United States for international standardization activities related to tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry.

    • MS-23/14 Ag Mach. - Sym., Disp & Man & US TAG ISO TC23/SC14

      Encompasses the development and adoption of standards pertaining to symbols and manuals for agricultural machinery; also develops the position of the United States for ISO-related international standardization activities.

    • MS-23/19 Ag Electronics & US TAG ISO TC23/SC19

      Coordinates standards development in agricultural electronics. Encompasses the development and adoption of standards pertaining to electronic equipment in agricultural applications; also develops the position of the United States for ISO-related international standardization activities.

    • MS-23/19/1 Electronics for Mobile Equipment (ISOBUS)

      Coordinates standards development in the area of control and/or communications network systems for mobile agricultural equipment.

    • MS-23/19/3 Electronics for Identification (Animal)

      Coordinates standards development regarding electronics as applied to animal identification and tracking.

    • MS-23/19/5 Standards for Wireless Communications in Agr.

      Coordinates standards development in areas where wireless communications are used in agricultural applications.

    • MS-23/19/8 ISO 25119 Parts 1-4 revision

      US experts for ISO TC 23/SC 19/WG 8 to revise ISO 25119 Parts 1-4

    • MS-23/2 Ag Mach. - Common Tests & US TAG ISO TC23/SC2

      Encompasses the development and adoption of standards pertaining to agricultural machinery common tests; also develops the position of the United States for ISO-related international standardization activities. Joint with SAE.

    • MS-23/2/1 Environment Within Ag Vehicle Enclosures

      Develops standards on operator environment within agricultural tractor and self-propelled implement cabs used during the application of pesticides.

    • MS-23/2/2 ATSC ROPS Subcommittee

      Coordinates agricultural tractor ROPS-related standards development and approval.

    • MS-23/3 Ag Mach. - Operator Comfort & US TAG ISO TC23/SC3

      Encompasses the development and adoption of standards pertaining to safety and comfort of the operator(s) of agricultural machinery; also develops the position of the United States for ISO-related international standardization activities.

    • MS-23/3/1 Implement Jacks

      Coordinates standards development for jacks used on agricultural, livestock, equestrian, machinery and other equipment and its transportation. Committee disbanded May 2016.

    • MS-23/4 Tractors and US TAG ISO TC23/SC4

      Encompasses the development and adoption of standards pertaining to agricultural tractors; develops the position of the United States for ISO-related tractor standardization activities. Joint with SAE.

    • MS-23/4/1 Agricultural Equipment Braking

      Develops standards regarding agricultural equipment braking.

    • MS-23/4/2 Agricultural Loaders

      Develops standards for agricultural loaders.

    • MS-23/4/3 Lighting & Marking

      Develops standards for mobile agricultural equipment lighting and marking.

    • MS-23/4/4 Tractor & Implement Hydraulics

      Encompasses engineering technology for the use of hydraulic power on agricultural tractors and implements.

    • MS-23/4/5 Tractor Implement Interface/PTO

      Works on standards related to tractor to implement and implement to implement mechanical interfaces, PTOs, and general hitching issues.

    • MS-23/6 Application Sys & US TAG ISO TC23/SC6

      Encompasses the development and adoption of standards pertaining to engineering technology for agricultural pest control and fertilizer application; also develops the position of the United States for ISO-related international standardization activities.

    • MS-23/6/1 Liquid Materials Application

      Coordinates standards development in the area of ground application of liquid materials.

    • MS-23/6/2 Aviation

      Encompasses the aerial application of dry and liquid materials.

    • MS-23/6/3 Dry Materials

      Leads in the development, evaluation and implementation of engineering technology for agricultural pest control and fertilizer application by ground application of dry materials.

    • MS-23/6/4 Spray Application Modeling

      Encompasses the computer modeling of spray application.

    • MS-23/6/5 Anhydrous Ammonia Application Equipment

    • MS-23/7 Harvest and US TAG ISO TC23/SC7

      Encompasses the development and adoption of standards pertaining to engineering technology for agricultural harvest; also develops the position of the United States for ISO-related international standardization activities.

    • MS-23/7/1 Grain Harvesting

      Encompasses engineering technology for grain harvesting systems.

    • MS-23/7/2 Forage & Biomass Engineering

      Deals with the mechanical aspects of harvesting, handling, storing and processing of forages and biomass and derivatives there from.

    • MS-23/7/3 Cotton Engineering

      Encompasses all engineering aspects of cotton production, harvesting, handling and processing.

    • MS-45 Soil-Plant-Machine Dynamics

      Fosters research and exchange of information on soil-machine and soil-plant dynamics.

    • MS-47 Distinguished Lecture Series

      Organizes the presentation and publication of lectures on the design of components for agricultural tractors and self-propelled machines.

    • MS-48 Specialty Crop Engineering

      Addresses all engineering aspects of specialty crop production, post-harvest operations, storage and distribution.

    • MS-49 Crop Production Systems, Machinery, and Logistics

      Leads and coordinates the activities of ASABE in matters relating to engineering technology design, management, and logistics of crop production equipment including the relationships among farm enterprises and equipment needed for sustainable, and profitable production systems.

    • MS-52 Turf & Landscape Equipment Systems

      Addresses engineering for all turf and landscape equipment.

    • MS-54 Precision Agriculture

      Fosters the development, evaluation, and adoption of technologies and systems for use in precision agriculture.

    • MS-58 Agricultural Equipment Automation

      Collects and disseminates technical information on the automation of agricultural equipment.

    • MS-60 Unmanned Aerial Systems

      Addresses the development and application of unmanned aerial systems and associated autonomous control systems, integrated multi-mode sensor payloads, data links and communication systems, and synthesis of UA-derived data across the scope of Society interests.

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    • Nominating Committee

      Elected by ballot of ASABE membership. Responsible for nominating candidates for trustees, president-elect, and nominating committee. Submits report during the year indicated. Responsible to ASABE membership.

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    • NRES-01 NRES Executive

      Conducts the affairs of the Natural Resources and Environmental Systems technical community.

    • NRES-02 NRES Steering

      Serves as an advisory body to the Technical Community Executive Committee and recommends action items to the Standards and Technical Council.

    • NRES-03 NRES Standards Oversight

      Coordinates standards development and reviews standards projects within the scope of the technical community. Coordinates NRES standards efforts with other technical communities.

    • NRES-03/1 Future Needs

      Seeks to identify areas where the timely development of consensus standards will meet industry needs. Appointed as needed.

    • NRES-03/2 US TAG for ISO TC23/SC18

      Establishes the position of the United States on international standardization activities for ISO TC23/SC 18, Irrigation and Drainage Equipment and Systems.

    • NRES-04 Program

      Develops programs of general interest and coordinates programs developed by NRES technical committees.

    • NRES-05 Publications Review

      Coordinates peer review of NRES manuscripts for ASABE refereed journals.

    • NRES-06 Publications Review

      Selects the NRES technical community's paper awards.

    • NRES-07 Nomenclature

      Concerns development and promotion of standardized terminology in the natural resources and environment field.

    • NRES-09 Forward Planning

      Endeavors to strengthen the technical community by planning activities and programs for the future.

    • NRES-21 Hydrology Group

      Addresses the science of water in the atmosphere, on the earth's surface, and in its subsurface with the purpose of understanding hydrologic principles on which to base engineering applications.

    • NRES-22 Erosion Control Group

      Addresses all phases of the soil erosion process, methods of erosion control, and environmental effects of sediment production.

    • NRES-223 Erosion Control Research

      Addresses contemporary and future research in the area of soil erosion mechanics, prediction and control.

    • NRES-224 Sediment and Associated Pollutants

      Concerns the environmental impact of sediment as a pollutant and addresses treatment methods and controls.

    • NRES-225 Conservation Systems

      Concerns research on, and the application of conservation practices to protect soil resources and environmental quality.

    • NRES-23 Drainage Group

      Concerns research and education in planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of drainage facilities and the quality of drainage water.

    • NRES-24 Irrigation Group

      Encompasses research & education in planning, design & construction, operation & maintenance of irrigation facilities including the application of water to satisfy the needs of plant life modifying plant environment, and applying nutrients and pesticides.

    • NRES-241 Sprinkler Irrigation

      Addresses research and education needs associated with design, construction, operation, evaluation and maintenance of sprinkler irrigation systems.

    • NRES-242 Surface Irrigation & Water Supply

      Addresses research and education needs associated with design, construction, operation, evaluation and maintenance of surface irrigation systems.

    • NRES-244 Irrigation Management

      Concerns all aspects of operation & management of irrigation systems including research, development, education and the development of standards. Areas of interest include crop water requirements, irrigation scheduling, chemical application via irrigation, water supplies, environmental protection, and energy conservation.

    • NRES-245 Microirrigation

      Encompasses research, development, and education in design, construction, management, evaluation, and maintenance of microirrigation components and systems.

    • NRES-246 Turf & Landscape Irrigation

      Promotes appropriate engineering and science related to landscape irrigation systems design and water management.

    • NRES-25 Streams, Reservoirs, and Wetlands Group

      Concerns itself with the investigation, planning, modeling, design, construction, operations, monitoring, restoration and management of stream, lake, reservoir, and wetland systems.

    • NRES-251 Hydraulic Structures

      Develops, improves, and demonstrates the application of engineering theory, research, and design for water resource structures as they apply to streams, reservoirs, and wetlands. May include, but not limited to, the investigation, planning, design, construction, and operation of hydraulic structures.

    • NRES-252 Geomrphlgy, Streambk Stblty & In-Stream Processes

      Develops, improves, and demonstrates the application of engineering theory and research as it applies to geomorphology, stream restoration, and in-stream processes. May include, but not limited to, the investigation, planning, design, construction, and monitoring and management of stream applications.

    • NRES-253 Riparian Zones, Floodplains, & Wetlands

      Develops, improves, and demonstrates the application of engineering theory and research as it applies to riparian zones, floodplains, and wetlands.

    • NRES-26 Sustainable Land Resources

      Concerns the orderly development of land resources, and the balancing of multifold stresses on the land with the essential capacity of the land resource to produce food and fiber.

    • NRES-262 Onsite Water Reuse

      Addresses issues in home sewage disposal.

    • NRES-265 Soil and Groundwater Remediation

      Addresses issues related to soil and groundwater remediation technologies. Issues include physical, chemical and biological processes related to field, laboratory and modeling of remediation systems.

    • NRES-27 Ag By-products & Animal Mortality Management Systems

      Concerned with practical strategies for land application of any liquid or solid waste or animal by-product for resource reclamation and pollution control.

    • NRES-28, Ecological Engineering

      Concerns design, construction, management and repair of sustainable living systems, in a manner consistent with ecological principles, for the benefit of both human society and the environment.

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    • P-120 Student Organizations

      Promotes and supports student organizations and their professional development activities.

    • P-121 G.B. Gunlogson Student Environ Design Competition

      Manages the Open competition and the Fountain Wars competition.

    • P-122 Boyd-Scott Graduate Research Award

      Selects the top student paper entries for the Boyd-Scott Graduate Research Award.

    • P-123 K.K. Barnes Student Paper Competition

      Selects the top student entries into the K.K. Barnes Student Paper Competition.

    • P-124 AGCO National Student Design Competition

      Selects the top student entries into the AGCO National Student Design Competition

    • P-125 AEM Student Trophies Competition

      Selects the top student entries into the AEM Trophy Competition.

    • P-126 1/4 Scale Tractor Design Competition

      To organize and carry out the student 1/4 Scale Tractor Design Competition including the 1/4 scale tractor pull and related presentations at the Annual Meeting of ASABE. Reports to P-120 Student Organizations Committee.

    • P-126 Rules Subcommittee

      Rules committee for the 1/4 Scale Tractor Competition

    • P-127 Robotics Student Design Competition

      Promotes, organizes, and evaluates the Robotics Competition held at the Annual International Meetings of ASABE.

    • P-128 Engineering Ethics Competition Committee

      Enhances ethical persepctives within ASABE through the adminsitration of two competitions: Ag & Bio Ethics Essay and Ethics Video

    • P-511 Refereed Publications

      Guides the activities related to peer review and publication policy for the publication of the Transactions of the ASABE, Applied Engineering in Agr, Journal of Agr Safety & Health, and other publications as directed by the Publications Council.

    • P-513 Resource Editorial Board

      Assists the headquarters publications staff in determining what is required by readers of membership publications and recommends how the publications can better serve the members.

    • P-515 Textbooks and Monographs

      Encourages the writing of textbooks and monographs on appropriate subjects related to engineering and technology for agricultural, biological, food, forest, and other related interests to Society members.

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    • PAFS-01 Executive

      Conducts the affairs of the technical community.

    • PAFS-02 Steering

      Serves as an advisory body to the Technical Community Executive Committee and recommends action items to the Standards and Technical Council.

    • PAFS-03 Standards Oversight

      Coordinates standards development and reviews standards projects within the scope of the technical community. Coordinates PAFS standards efforts with other technical communities.

    • PAFS-04 Paper Awards

      Selects the technical community's paper awards.

    • PAFS-05 Publications Review

      Coordinates peer review of plant, animal, and facility systems manuscripts for ASABE refereed journals.

    • PAFS-06 Program

      Develops programs of general interest and coordinates programs developed by technical committees.

    • PAFS-07 Technical Issues & Awareness

      Addresses and disseminates information on current (and emerging) issues relating to activities within the scope of the technical community. Not appointed.

    • PAFS-07/1 Agri-Industrial Facility Design and Operation

      Addresses web based facility design guides.

    • PAFS-20 Structures Group

      Encompasses analysis, design, and construction of agricultural structures, imposed loads on structures, and materials of construction.

    • PAFS-20/4 Bulk Solids Handling and Storage

      Encompasses analysis, design, and construction of handling and storage facilities for bulk materials.

    • PAFS-234 Fisheries & Aquaculture and US TAG for ISO TC 234

      US Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for ISO TC 234 Fisheries and aquaculture.

    • PAFS-30 Plant Systems Group

      Addresses systems and structures for plant production. Promotes the structural designs, climate control technologies (heating, cooling, and dehumidification), and control strategies for plant production under protective structures, i.e.: greenhouses, plant growth chambers, plant factories, and high tunnels.

    • PAFS-40 Facilities & Systems Group

      Addresses systems for human and animal housing, agricultural waste management, and animal care. Comprises general membership, as well as named chairs for PAFS-40/1, /2, /3, /4, /5, /6 , and /7. Members of those subcommittees are convened as needed.

    • PAFS-40/1 Environment of Structures

      Note that a formal roster for PAFS-40/1 is not kept on file. Committee convened as needed.

    • PAFS-40/2 Beef Facilities

      Note that a formal roster for PAFS-40/2 is not kept on file. Committee convened as needed.

    • PAFS-40/3, Dairy Facilities

      Note that a formal roster for PAFS-40/3 is not kept on file. Committee convened as needed.

    • PAFS-40/4 Swine Facilities

      Note that a formal roster for PAFS-40/4 is not kept on file. Committee convened as needed.

    • PAFS-40/5 Poultry Facilities

      Note that a formal roster for PAFS-40/5 is not kept on file. Committee convened as needed.

    • PAFS-40/6 Environmental Physiology

      Note that a formal roster for PAFS-40/6 is not kept on file. Committee convened as needed.

    • PAFS-40/7 Animal Welfare

      Note that a formal roster for PAFS-40/7 is not kept on file. Committee convened as needed.

    • PAFS-403/1 Milk Handling Equipment

      Concerns milk handling equipment and systems for on-farm processing of milk and milk products.

    • PAFS-415 Research Facility Engineers

      Shares and exchanges knowledge concerning the design and operation of facilities for agricultural experiment stations and similar research organizations. Not appointed at this time.

    • PAFS-50 Environmental Air Quality

      Addresses air quality as it pertains to agriculture and associated enterprises.

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    • PRS-01 Processing Systems Executive & Steering

      Conducts the affairs of the Processing Systems Technical Community.

    • PRS-02/2 Processing Systems Nominating

      Nominates candidates for the officers of the Processing Systems Technical Community.

    • PRS-03 Processing Systems Standards Oversight

      Coordinates standards development and reviews standards projects within the scope of the technical community. Coordinates Processing Systems standards efforts with other technical communities.

    • PRS-04 Publications

      Coordinates all major Processing Systems publications activities.

    • PRS-06 General Program

      Coordinates program activities for the technical community. Membership consists of all current PRS program vice chairs.

    • PRS-280 Bioconversion and Bioprocesses

      Emphasizes topics relating to bioprocessing of substrates to value-added products.

    • PRS-293 US TAG for ISO TC 293 Feed Machinery

      Establishes the position of the United States on international standardization activities for ISO TC 293 Feed machinery.

    • PRS-701 Physiochemical Properties of Biological Products

      Exchanges information on the physical and chemical properties of biological systems and the behavior of biological materials in response to processing and the surrounding environment.

    • PRS-702 Crop & Feed Processing & Storage

      Addresses crop handling, storage, drying, quality, processing equipment and methods.

    • PRS-703 Food Processing

      Concerns engineering design, modeling, optimization and control of process operations; including heating and cooling, pasteurization, sterilization, freezing, dehydration and concentration.

    • PRS-707 Food & Organic Waste Management & Utilization

      Concerns in-plant waste reduction, water use reduction, wastewater treatment, byproduct processing and utilization, air pollution control, land application and solid waste disposal.

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    • Publications Council

      The Publications Council promotes and manages the papers and publications of the Society.

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    • SDC for X486

      SDC for Development of X486.2, Shallow Post Foundation Design

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    • Standards & Technical Council

      Provides guidance for the ASABE Standards Program and standards development within the ASABE technical community structure. Assists staff with education, outreach, and fundraising for the Program.

    • Student Advisory Board

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    • STC-01 Standards Policy & Procedures

      Coordinates standards development activities across all technical communities and recommends Society standards policy.

    • STC-02 International Standardization

      Leads and coordinates activities of the ASABE Standards Program to assure that issues relating to international standardization are addressed proactively.

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    • X17225-4 Graded wood chip Development Group

      develop AD17225-4

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    • X579

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    • X621 development

    • X624 Grain Bin Access Design Safety

      Standards Development Group for X624, Grain Bin Access Design Safety

    • X632 Precision Irrigation Standard Development Committee

      For the development of all parts of X632

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    • Young Professionals Community

      The Young Professionals Community acts as a mechanism to bring young professionals into ASABE professional membership, confronts issues facing them, provides training and a discussion forum, and a social body that extends networking opportunities

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