agricultural engineering

from SWENext K-8 Newsletter October 2018

** shared with online k-8 engineering project

Agricultural Engineering

Every month, we feature a different type of engineer so that you can see all the ways that engineers improve our world. This month, we focus on Agricultural Engineering.

It’s Harvest time…but first the crops have to grow! Agricultural Engineers find ways to get crops the proper nutrients, design harvesting machinery, or work on the disposal of agricultural wastes. Modern Agriculture is a high-tech industry. Agricultural Engineers work with production facilities, food engineering, physical and chemical properties of materials, power, waste, and water management and the sales and services within the agricultural industry. Read more…