Young Alum of the Month: Joe Hungerford

Joe Hungerford
Title and Company: 
Plant Engineering Manager at Malt-O-Meal Company
Osage, Iowa
Major and Graduation Date: 
Agricultural Systems Technology and Agricultural Business, May 2005
Major Job/Position Responsibilities: 

I provide technical support, maintenance leadership, and engineering management for a Malt-O-Meal Company oatmeal production facility.

What you like most about your job/position: 

I enjoy the constant challenge of improving the production equipment and processes. It can range from redesigning an entire processing line to reviewing existing machines for improved maintenance reliability opportunities. The possibilities are endless when the goal is continuous improvement.

What advice would you give to current students: 

Think outside the box! Agriculture comes in so many forms and facets. Get involved and network to find out what area is the perfect one for you!

Favorite ISU Class:

AST 362 - Preservation of Grain Quality