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Leslie F. Backer

M.S. Agricultural Engineering
North Dakota State University

B.S. Agricultural Engineering
North Dakota State University

Leslie F. BackerLeslie F. Backer, Professor Emeritus
Former Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
North Dakota State University
NDSU Dept. 7620
PO Box 6050
Fargo ND  58108-6050
Phone: 701-231-7265; Fax: 701-231-1008
E-mail: Leslie.Backer@ndsu.edu

Previous Responsibilities

  • Administration
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Extension
  • Student Recruitment
  • Graduate Placement

Expertise Areas

  • Post-harvest Technology: harvesting, drying, handling, storage, processing, quality maintenance and physical properties
  • Precision Farming
  • Chemical Application

Recent Research

  • A Review of Current Agricultural Crop Harvest and Collection Technology
  • Development of a Sugarbeet Yield Monitoring System
  • Performance Evaluation of Electro-mist (Melroe) Sprayer Compared to a Conventional Sprayer

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ASABE)
  • Alpha Epsilon
  • ASEE
  • Order of the Engineer

Previously Taught Courses

  • ASM 491 Seminar -- Fall
  • ABEN 189 Skills for Academic Success -- Fall
  • ABEN 491 Seminar -- Fall

Publications


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Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012 10:15:59 AM