The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) inducted Earle C. Morton, PE, as an ASABE Fellow. He was one of twelve individuals of extraordinary accomplishment who were inducted at a ceremony on June 22, during the 2010 ASABE Annual International Meeting, held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Product safety manager for AGCO Canada Ltd, Oakville, Ontario, Canada, Morton was honored for his outstanding accomplishments in the development of agricultural machinery products and for his leadership toward the writing and implementation of safety standards for the agricultural industry.
For the past 29 years, Morton has lent his expertise to ASABE’s standards program, as well as the standards activities of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Morton’s career began in the design and development of agricultural equipment. In his current position, product safety manager at AGCO Corporation, he is responsible for product safety and standards compliance oversight for all wheeled tractors sold by AGCO in North America. He coordinates company support in product safety and liability matters, including accident investigation and analysis. Source: Earle C. Morton Named to 2010 Class of ASABE Fellows
Earle also received a 2010 Award of Merit from CSA “in recognition of extensive knowledge and long-standing involvement in promoting agricultural safety and standards for agricultural machinery.” Congratulations Earle, we are proud to call you one of our own.
Who do you know that should be applauded for their support and education of agricultural safety in your community?