College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Alumnus and family honored for conservation work

Tom and Margaret Hitzhusen, from Geneseo, were recently named the Association of Illinois Soil and Water Conservation Districts’ “Governor’s Conservation Farm Family” for 2013.

Tom is an agriculture engineering alum, and began his career with John Deere Des Moines Works before joining John Deere Harvester Works in 1976 where he retired in 1999 as Manager of Future Combine Engineering.  Currently he is an engineering consultant and a farmer.

Read the full story from Prairie Farmer here.