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Message from President

Published in Fall 2015 Perspectives Newsletter

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    OK, I got it, BioE programs are not quite like old Agricultural Engineering… In January of this year, Beijing’s mayor announced that his city was no longer “livable” on account of the air pollution levels that take a daily toll on its 21.5 million inhabitants.  Today (November 30, 2015), never mind odours or visibility, airborne particulates reached 976 µgm-3, whereas the safe level is… 25 µgm-3­.  My better half and I just returned from a business trip in China’s Inner Mongolia, where I presented some tips for the design of no-till corn planters, at No-Till & Conservation Tillage Workshop hosted by a local manufacturer, and chaired by Professor Li Hongwen, director of the National Soil Conservation Centre, housed in the College of Engineering of the China Agricultural University in Beijing.   We also spent a couple days in Beijing, and we didn’t see the sun shine for very long…
    Written on Tuesday, 15 December 2015 09:58
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