Would you believe that in the early 1900s more than half of the world’s population was involved in production of our food supply? According to the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), developed countries can now produce enough food with the labor of only 2 percent of the population. Much of that advancement is thanks in part to the work of agricultural engineers. Often called agricultural and biological engineers, these professionals are all about helping to produce more food, energy, and goods as resources become more scarce.
In fact, the ASABE website (www.asabe.org
) does an outstanding job explaining the challenge that lies ahead for agricultural and biological engineers as well as the ...