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Tim Dybala Receives 2010 Agricultural Engineer of the Year Award

Tim Dybala Receives 2010 Agricultural Engineer of the Year Award

Story by Brian Wenberg

Tim Dybala, P.E., was recognized as the Agricultural Engineer of the Year by the Texas Section of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) at its 46th annual meeting held October 13-15 in Georgetown.

The award recognizes those individuals who have provided significant contributions to the agricultural engineering profession through professional excellence and dedication to service.

Dybala has taken the initiative in developing databases such as digital elevation models, land use, and soils for use by the Water Resources Assessment Team (WRAT) as well as others at Blackland Research and Extension Center in Temple, Texas. Many other scientists at the research center rely on him for expertise on GIS databases, GPS, and the mechanics of using watershed models. Dybala�s field experience and expertise in using models enable him to provide valuable feedback to researchers for model enhancement.

Projects Dybala has worked on include the Brush Control/Water Yield Studies for the state of Texas, as well as the Conservation Effects Assessment Project to assess the impacts of the 2002 USDA Farm Bill on water quality.

Tim is a graduate of Texas A&M University and has worked for NRCS for 34 years.

Brian Wenberg presents 2010 Agricultural Engineer of the Year Award to Tim Dybala.

Brian Wenberg presents 2010 Agricultural Engineer of the Year Award to Tim Dybala.
Brian Wenberg presents 2010 Agricultural Engineer of the Year Award to Tim Dybala. Tim Dybala receives 2010 Agricultural Engineer of the Year Award.