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ASABE CA/NV Meeting Feb 13th, 2019 in Tulare, CA


2019 ASABE CANV Meeting Announcement

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

California-Nevada Section


Date:  Wednesday – February 13th, 2019 (during the World Ag Expo)

Time:  5:00 – 8:30 p.m            

Location: ​ 

Southern California Edison’s Energy Education Center – Tulare​

4175 South Laspina (across from the World Ag Expo)

Tulare, California 93274

Ticket Cost:  $35 for members/guests, $12 for students


5:00 PM      Poster Competition and Reception

6:00 PM      Dinner

6:30 PM      Business Meeting

7:00 PM      Featured Speaker:

 ‘CLAAS’ Farming 4.0 and a Global Perspective on International Agribusiness

Maury Salz (President, ASABE and CLAAS Omaha, Inc.)

Mauri Salz grew up on a family farm in Northwest Iowa and still participates in his families’ corn and soybean farming operations. He has worked for CLAAS for 18 years and will provide insights into the CLAAS Farming way of thinking, about precision farming, big data, and the worldwide relationships that are needed to develop products and processes to support complex farming operations of the future. Mauri will also give an update on how ASABE is working to support 5 major goals, which will support Agricultural and Bioloigical Engineers into the future.

8:10 PM      Closing Comments

8:15 PM      Adjourn


The student poster competition will begin promptly at 5PM. Guests will have time to view posters for 30 minutes, after which voting will determine the winners. We will be awarding prizes for first place ($250) and second place ($100) in both the undergraduate and graduate student categories.  Winners must be present to receive their award.  Please limit your tri-fold poster size to 36”Hx48”W or flat posters to 34”Hx44”W.  Tables will be available.  If your poster requires an easel, or backing for stability, please provide it. Thank you to our student dinner sponsors.  If you would like to become a student sponsor, please contact Hossein Edalati at (530) 220-2489 or


Please RSVP to Traeger Cotten (contact info below) by mail or email no later than February 7th.  Payment will be accepted at the door. Please make checks payable to “ASABE CA/NV Section”.

Traeger Cotten

2425 South Blackstone Street

Tulare, CA  93274

Mobile: (559) 331-9715


Dinner: “Mexican Fiesta” includes Beef Enchiladas, Chili Verde, Steak Ranchera, Chicken Oregatino, Green Salad, Refried, Beans, Spanish Rice, Tortillas, Salsa, Dessert, and Beverages.