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Iowan Sukup installed as ASABE president

Agriculture.com Staff 07/27/2006 @ 2:40pm

Charles Sukup, president of Sukup Manufacturing Co. in Sheffield, Iowa, was installed as president of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) at the group's recent annual meeting in Portland, Ore. Sukup is a 27-year member of the organization.

"We provide the engineering for the necessities of life," Sukup said. "ASABE members have played an instrumental role in many of these achievements and, as a result, in feeding the world."

Under Sukup's leadership, ASABE leaders say the group will focus attention on the growing opportunities of renewable energy, according to a company release. Headquartered in St. Joseph, Mich., ASABE comprises 9,000 members in 100 countries.

Sukup Manufacturing Co.'s product line includes grain bins and dryers for on-farm and commercial drying and storage operations, as well as accessories for drying, storing and moving grain.

Charles Sukup, president of Sukup Manufacturing Co. in Sheffield, Iowa, was installed as president of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) at the group's recent annual meeting in Portland, Ore. Sukup is a 27-year member of the organization.

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