Universal Soil Loss Equation


April 25, 2003



USDA-ARS National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana







Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Purdue University & the

USDA Agricultural Research Service


Dedication ~


American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE)

Historic Landmark of Agricultural Engineering

for the

Universal Soil Loss Equation


8:30 a.m. Welcome & Introduction Dr. Vincent Bralts

8:35 a.m. Purdue and USDA Cooperation Dean Vic Lechtenberg

8:50 a.m. USLE: ARS Perspective Dr. Dwayne Buxton, ARS

9:05 a.m. USLE: NRCS Perspective Dr. Maurice Mausbach, NRCS

9:20 a.m. Presentation of Marker Dr. Larry Huggins, ASAE Rep.

9:30 a.m. Reminiscences of Walt Dr. Matt Romkens and/or

Wischmeier, Dwight Smith Dr. Don Meyer

and USLE effort

10:00 a.m. Reception


Where ~ USDA-Agricultural Research Service

National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory

Purdue University, Building SOIL

275 South Russell Street

West Lafayette, Indiana




April 25, 2003

8:30 10:00 a.m.


Reception Following Dedication







Gala Weekend Schedule

April 24-26, 2003


April 24, Thursday


9:30 11:30 a.m. ABE Outstanding Alumni & Service Award Ceremony

WSLR Agricultural Research Building Room 116


12:00 1:30 p.m. Luncheon (reservations required)

Sagamore Restaurant (Lafayette Room)


1:30 3:00 p.m. Senior Capstone Poster Presentations

ABE Room 212


3:00 4:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussion Future of ABE and Strategic Planning

ABE Room 212


6:00 8:30 p.m. Student and Alumni Banquet (reservations required)

University Inn and Conference Center


April 25, Friday


8:30 10:00 a.m. ASAE Historic Landmark of Agricultural Engineering for USLE

Dedication Ceremony

USDA Soil Erosion Laboratory (Alternate site ABE Room 106)


9:30 11:00 a.m. Distinguished Agricultural Alumni Ceremonies

Dr. Evandro Mantovani

Mr. William R. Carteaux


11:30 - 1:00 p.m. Class of 53 Luncheon

ABE Room 106


12:00 1:30 p.m. Distinguished Agricultural Alumni Luncheon

Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom


1:00 3:00 p.m. Distinguished Agricultural Alumni Presentations

Krannert Building Krannert Auditorium


April 26, Saturday


7:30 9:00 a.m. School of Agriculture Pancake Breakfast

Front Lawn AGAD Building


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