Extraordinary focus, quest for answers propelled engineer

Bell, Andrew
January 2006
Southeast Farm Press;1/4/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 1, Special section p13
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The article focuses on agricultural scientist Gordon Tupper and his work in the field of agriculture. Tupper's research in the solution to the mechanical problems of producers and growers earned him a place in the inaugural list of the First Farm Press Researchers Hall of Fame. In 1972, Tupper joined the team of agricultural scientists at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, Mississippi. He started working on the improvements in the straight shank subsoiler. After a span of two years, he came up with a design that changed the course of modern tillage methodology.


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