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«CURRICULUM VITA NAME: Mark C. Siemens 6425 W. 8th St. ADDRESS: Yuma, AZ 85364 CONTACT: (928) 782-3836 siemens EDUCATION: Ph.D. ...»

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CURRICULUM VITA

NAME: Mark C. Siemens

6425 W. 8th St.

ADDRESS:

Yuma, AZ 85364

CONTACT: (928) 782-3836

siemens@cals.arizona.edu

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Arizona; 1996

Dissertation Title: Cable Drawn Farming - System Analysis and Control Development

M.S. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois, 1990 Thesis Title: Computer Model to Predict the Hydraulic Pump Requirements of Backhoe Type Excavators B.S. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois, 1988, Honors

EMPLOYMENT RECORD:

2008-Present Associate Professor/Extension Specialist – Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department and Yuma Agricultural Center, University of Arizona 1999-2008 Agricultural Engineer, USDA-ARS Columbia Plateau Conservation Research Center, Pendleton, OR 1997-1998 Assistant Professor/Extension Engineer, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Georgia 1990-1996 Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department, University of Arizona 1988-1990 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois 1989-1990 Research Engineer, Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, IL (3 months) 1984-1988 Cooperative Education Student Engineer, General Electric Company, Cleveland, OH (4 semesters)

AWARDS AND HONORS:

USDA-ARS Certificate of Merit for Superior Performance in Planning and Conducting Research, Resource Management, Representing Agency and Program Development, Mar. 2006.

2005 ASABE Superior Paper Award - “Development and Evaluation of a Residue Management Wheel for Hoe-Type No-Till Drills”, July 2005 2004 ASABE Standards Developers Award for Outstanding Service for Major Contributions in the Development of Standards, July 2005 Manchester Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals, Honors Edition, 2005/2006 USDA-ARS Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Technology Transfer of Conservation Farming Systems, Mar. 2004 USDA-ARS Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Engineering Contributions, Feb. 2003 Agricultural Machinery Conference Certificate of Service in Recognition of Leadership and Service to the Conference, May 2001 USDA-ARS Certificate of Merit for Superior Effort, Feb. 2001 1

AWARDS AND HONORS (cont.):

University of Illinois List of Undergraduate Teachers Rated Excellent by their Students - four semesters, 1988-1990 Universityof Illinois Mechanical Engineering Department Machine Design Award for Proficiency in Machine Design, 1988 American Institute of Plant Engineers Award for Academic Achievement, 1988 Graduation with Honors, University of Illinois, 1988 Golden Key Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi, Alpha Epsilon, Pi Tau Sigma

PUBLICATIONS:

Refereed Publications and Patents Siemens, M.C. and D. Jones. 2008. Segregation of soft white wheat by density for improved quality.

Transactions of the ASABE. Submitted.

Siemens, M.C. and D.E. Hulick. 2008. Reaper/flail based cereal grain harvesting system for single pass grain harvest, biomass collection, crop residue sizing and grain segregation. Transactions of the ASABE. Submitted.

Williams, J.D., M.C. Siemens, D.S. Long, H.T. Gollany and S.A. Albrecht. No-till and inversion tillage practices effect on crop yields and soil and water conservation in the rainfed croplands of northcentral Oregon. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. Submitted.

Long, D.S., M.C. Siemens and R. Engle. 2008. Measuring grain protein concentration with in-line near infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Agronomy Journal 100(2):xxx-xxx (accepted).

Siemens, M.C., D.E. Hulick and B. Jepsen. 2007. Development of a trigger-on indicator for a weed sensing spray unit. Crop Management. Online Peer Reviewed Journal of Applied Crop Science doi:10.1094/CM-2007-0515-01-BR.

Siemens, M.C., T.J. Darnell and D.E. Hulick. 2007. Technical Note: Performance of two hoe-type air drills seeding green peas in a conservation tillage system. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 23(1):23Siemens, M.C. 2006. Effect of guard spacing, guard attachments, and reel type on chickpea harvesting losses. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 22(5):651-657.

Machado, S., R.W. Smiley, C.D. Humphreys, J.A. Gourlie, S.A. Easley, R.G. Whitaker, K.Rhinhart, and M.C. Siemens. 2006. Paraplow effects on diseases and grain yield of spring wheat and chickpea.

Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases Vol. 21:FC057. St. Paul, Minn.: The American Phytopathological Society. Available at: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/ pub/trial/ bctests/vol21/.

Siemens, M.C. and D.E. Wilkins. 2006. Effect of residue management methods on no-till drill performance.

Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 22(1):51-60.

Siemens, M.C., D.E. Wilkins and R.F. Correa. 2004. Development and evaluation of a residue management wheel for hoe-type no-till drills. Transactions of the ASAE. 47(2):397-404.

Wilkins, D.E., M.C. Siemens and S.L. Albrecht. 2002. Changes in soil physical characteristics during transition from intensive tillage to direct seeding. Transactions of the ASAE. 45(4):877-880.





Siemens, M.C., R.F. Correa and D.E. Wilkins. 2002. Flexible ground-driven residue management wheel.

United States Patent No. US 6,345,671 B1.

Siemens, M.C. and W.E. Coates. 2000. Control system for the mobile truss of a cable drawn farming system. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 16(3):211-216.

2 Non-Refereed Publications Siemens, M.C. and D.E. Hulick. 2008. A new grain harvesting system for single pass grain harvest, biomass collection, crop residue sizing and grain segregation. In Proc. 11th Annual Directs Seed Cropping Systems Conf., pp. 12. Moscow, Idaho: Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association.

Siemens, M.C. and D.E. Hulick. 2007. Development of an alternative, reaper/flail based harvesting system for no-till farming - 2nd year. In Electronic-only Proc. Intl Conf. on Crop Harvesting and Processing. ASABE Publ. Number 701P0307e, 12pp. St. Joseph, Mich.: ASABE.

Siemens, M.C. and D.E. Hulick. 2006. Development of an alternative, reaper/flail based harvesting system for no-till farming. ASAE paper No. 06-1032, 16pp. St. Joseph, Mich.: ASABE.

Siemens, M.C. and D.S. Long. 2005. Improving wheat quality consistency by density segregation. ASAE paper No. 05-1028, 1 p. St Joseph, Mich.: ASAE.

Siemens, M.C., M.K. Corp and R.F. Correa. 2004. Effects of header modifications on garbanzo bean harvesting losses. ASAE Paper No. PNW04-1012, 10 pp. St. Joseph, Mich: ASAE.

Corp, M.K., D.A. Ball and M.C. Siemens. 2004. Wheat straw management and its effects on weed populations, stand establishment and yield in direct-seed chickpea. In Proc. 57th Meeting of the Western Society of Weed Science, 57:20 (abstr.). Colorado Springs, Colo., Mar. 9-11. Newark, Calif: Western Society of Weed Science.

Siemens, M.C., D.E. Wilkins and R.F. Correa. 2003. Residue management wheel for hoe-type no-till drills.

ASAE paper No. PNW-03-103, 6 pp. St Joseph, Mich.: ASAE.

Siemens, M.C., D.E. Wilkins and R.F. Correa. 2003. Development and evaluation of a residue management wheel for no-till drills. ASAE paper No. 03-1019, 10 pp. St Joseph, Mich.: ASAE.

Siemens, M.C., D.E. Wilkins and S.B. Wuest. 2000. Managing and distributing residue for conservation tillage in the Pacific Northwest. ASAE Paper 00-1005, 14 pp. St. Joseph, Mich.: ASAE.

Wilkins, D.E., S.L. Albrecht and M.C. Siemens. 2000. Effect of tillage and fallow on soil organic carbon in the Columbia Plateau. In Proc. Soil Tillage Research Organization International Conf.., 9 pp. July 2-7. Ft. Worth, Tex: ISTRO.

Wilkins, D.E., M.C. Siemens and S.L. Albrecht. 1999. Changes in soil physical characteristics during transition from intensive tillage to direct seeding. ASAE Paper No. 99-1060, 10 pp. St Joseph, Mich.: ASAE.

Siemens, M.C. and W.E. Coates. 1997. System analysis of four types of cable drawn farming systems.

ASAE Paper No. 97-1029, 25 pp. St Joseph, Mich.: ASAE.

Siemens, M.C. and W.E. Coates. 1996. Control system for the mobile truss of a cable drawn farming system. ASAE paper No. 96-1101, 12 pp. St Joseph, Mich.: ASAE.

Siemens, M.C. and C.S. Larson. 1990. Model to predict hydraulic pump requirements for an off-road vehicle. SAE Paper No. 90-1622, 7 pp. Salem, Mass.: SAE Outreach Publications Siemens, M.C. and D.E. Hulick. 2008. A new harvesting system for single pass grain harvest, biomass collection, crop residue sizing and grain segregation. In Proc. 11th Annual Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conf., 12 pp. Moscow, Idaho: Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association.

Smiley, R.W., M.C. Siemens, T.M. Golhke and J.K. Poore. 2005. Small grain acreage and management trends for eastern Oregon and Washington. In 2005 Dryland Agricultural Research Annual Report, 30-50. D.S. Long, S.E. Petrie and P.M. Frank, eds. SR 1061. Corvallis, Oreg.: Oregon State University Agric. Exp. Station in cooperation with USDA-Agric. Res. Service, Pendleton, Oreg.

Corp, M.K., S. Machado, D.A. Ball, R.W. Smiley, S.E. Petrie, M.C. Siemens and S.O. Guy. 2004. Chickpea production guide. Oregon State University Extension Service Bulletin EM 8791-E. Corvallis, Oreg.:Oregon State University.

Siemens, M.C. 2003. Chopping pays off in heavy stubble - US results. Australian Farm Journal 13(10):50Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Agricultural Publishers Pty Ltd.

3 Siemens, M.C., D.E. Wilkins, R.F. Correa and S.B. Wuest. 2003. Residue management strategies for direct seeding. In Proc. Reduced Tillage LINKAGES Direct Seeding Advantage Workshop, 18-26. Nisku, Alberta, November 18-19. Edmonton, Alberta: Reduced Tillage LINKAGES.

Siemens, M.C., D.E. Wilkins and R.F. Correa. 2003. Residue wheel improves crop establishment.

Australian Farm Journal 13(5):37-38. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Agricultural Publishers Pty Ltd.

Siemens, M.C., D.E. Wilkins and R.F. Correa. 2003. Machinery & stubble management. South Australia No-Tillage Farmers Assoc. Newsletter 2(5):76. Clare, South Australia: SANTFA.

Siemens, M.C., D.E. Wilkins and R.F. Correa. 2003. Residue managers improve crop establishment in heavy residues. South Australia No-Tillage Farmers Assoc. Newsletter 2(5):77-78. Clare, South Australia: SANTFA.

Siemens, M.C., D.E. Wilkins and R.F. Correa. 2003. Machinery and stubble management. In Proc. 11th Annual Western Australian No-Tillage Farmers Association Conf., 27-28. Perth, Western Australia, March 4-7. Belmont, Western Australia: WANTFA.

Siemens, M.C., D.E. Wilkins and R.F. Correa. 2003. Residue managers improve crop establishment in heavy residues. In Proc. 11th Annual Western Australian No-Tillage Farmers Association Conf., 9Perth, Western Australia, 4-7 March. Belmont, Western Australia: WANTFA.

Siemens, M.C., D.E. Wilkins, R.F. Correa and S.B. Wuest. 2003. Effects of the residue management wheel and other residue management strategies on direct seed drill performance. In Proc. Northwest Direct

Seed Cropping Systems Conf. and Trade Show, 75-89. Pasco, Wash., 8-10 Jan. Moscow, Idaho:

University of Idaho, Pacific Northwest STEEP III Conservation Farming Research and Education.

Siemens, M.C., M.K. Corp and R.F. Correa. 2002. Effects of header modifications on garbanzo bean harvesting losses. In 2002 Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center Annual Report, 37-43. A.

Bechtel, H.S. Oviatt and P.M. Frank, eds. SR 1040. Corvallis, Oreg.: Oregon State University Agric. Exp. Station in cooperation with USDA-Agric. Res. Service, Pendleton, Oreg.

Wilkins, D.E., D.J. Wysocki, M.C. Siemens, S.M. Ott, R.F. Correa and T.R. Johlke. 2002. Fertilizer placement in annual crop direct-seeded canola. In 2002 Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center Annual Report, 76-80. A. Bechtel, H.S. Oviatt and P.M. Frank, eds., SR 1040. Corvallis, Oreg.: Oregon State University Agric. Exp. Station in cooperation with USDA-Agric. Res. Service, Pendleton, Oreg.

Wilkins, D.E. and M.C. Siemens. 2001. Machinery and crop residue management. In Retooling Agriculture

- A Report on Direct-Seed Cropping Systems Research in the Pacific Northwest, PNW553, pp. 22Pullman, Wash.: Pacific Northwest Extension Publications Siemens, M.C., D.E. Wilkins and R.F. Correa. 2001. Evaluation of a residue management wheel for hoetype no-till drills. In 2001 Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center Annual Report, 61-64. A.

Bechtel and P.M. Frank, eds., SR1026. Corvallis, Oreg.: Oregon State University Agric. Exp.

Station in cooperation with USDA-Agric. Res. Service, Pendleton, Oreg.

Wilkins, D.E., D.J. Wysocki and M.C. Siemens. 2001. Effect of fertilizer placement and soil water on emergence of yellow mustard. In 2001 Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center Annual Report, 77-83. A. Bechtel and P.M. Frank, eds., SR 1026. Corvallis, Oreg.: Oregon State University Agric. Exp. Station in cooperation with USDA-Agric. Res. Service, Pendleton, Oreg.

Siemens, M.C. and B. Crabtree. 2000. New residue manager has good promise. Western Australia NoTillage Farmers Assoc. Newsletter 8(4):365. Belmont, Western Australia: WANTFA.

Siemens, M.C., D.E. Wilkins and S.B. Wuest. 2000. Managing and distributing residue for direct seed systems. In Proc. Northwest Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conf. and Trade Show, 101-109.

Pendleton, Oreg., 4-6 Jan. Moscow, Idaho: University of Idaho, Pacific Northwest STEEP III Conservation Farming Research and Education.

Siemens, M.C. 1998. Grading green peanuts. In 1997 Georgia Peanut Res.-Extension Rpt. University of Georgia Cooperative Res.-Extension Pub. No. 98-2, 20-28. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Cooperative Research Extension.

4 Siemens, M.C. 1998. Digging losses associated with various harvesting speeds. In 1997 Georgia Peanut Res.-Extension Rpt. Univ. of Georgia Cooperative Res.-Extension Pub. No. 98-2, 16-19. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Cooperative Research Extension.

Siemens, M.C. 1997. Getting the peanut dryer ready to go. University of Georgia Cooperative Research Extension Radio Release X-624. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Cooperative Research Extension.

Siemens, M.C. 1997. Getting the peanut harvester ready to go. University of Georgia Cooperative Research Extension Radio Release X-623. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Cooperative Research Extension.



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