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| September/October 1981

  • Albert M

  • Albert M

Albert M. Best, engineering research director for Sperry New Holland at New Holland, Pa., is serving a one-year term as president of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers.

Best has received over 20 patents for farm equipment. He is listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in Engineering. He is a graduate of Emlenton (Pa.) High School and Penn State University.

The American Society of Agricultural Engineers is a non-profit, technical, scientific and educational society working to improve agriculture through engineering principles. Among its publications are The Grain Harvesters, by Graeme Quick and Wesley Buchele; The Agricultural Tractor 1855-1950, compiled by R. B. Gray, and Rural America a Century Ago, edited by S. H. Rosenberg, all of which are on sale through GEM.


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