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Antonio Tony CamposAg One Community Salute honored Antonio "Tony" Campos on July 31, while raising support for the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Fresno State. The event, held at the Fresno Convention Center welcomed 950 alumni and friends to honor Tony for his commitment to agriculture, the community and the industry as a leader and innovator. Proceeds from the event established the Ag One – Antonio “Tony” Campos Endowment. more. 

 

38th Annual Ag Boosters BBQJoin us for the 38th Annual Ag Boosters BBQ on September 13, 2015 at Rancho Vista Del Rio (99 & San Joaquin River). The BBQ is a collaborative effort of Ag One and California Women for Agriculture which supports the future of California agriculture and the students and programs in the Jordan College. Enjoy delicious Fresno State farm products, award-winning wine, silent and live auctions, raffle and much more.    

 

Fantasy Vacation Fantasy Vacation drawing set to take place at the Ag Boosters BBQ on September 13 will send one lucky winner on the vacation of their lifetime while helping students achieve their educational dreams. This year, choose from five exciting locations including Hawaii, Alaska, the Gems of Britain, American Queen Steamboat or a week in Paris! To request tickets, contact Ag One today.                                          For more information on the vacation destinations, visit our website.

 

Taste of Vino Taste of Vino held August 9 at the Save Mart Center hosted by Vino & Friends Wine Store & Bistro was a great success. Guests enjoyed offerings of 200 wines from over 60 wineries, a selection of beers and food from local restaurants and a celebration of Vincent E. Petrucci, who turned 90 this year. The the annual wine tasting fundraiser benefited the Fresno State V.E. Petrucci Library, which specializes in viticulture and enology resources. more

 

Jack ChappellJack Chappell, who's lifelong commitment to agricultural education, was honored by his family following his passing in March with the Ag One - Jack R. Chappell Memorial Scholarship Endowment. Jack was known for his leadership in the agricultural community and was instrumental in the development of the current statewide standards for ag education. This endowed scholarship will provide support for students pursuing a career in agricultural education at Fresno State. To support the fund or learn more about his legacy, visit our website.

 
  

Planting seeds of success...

The Jordan College welcomes back students with the highest enrollment in college history. New student convocation held August 24more

New farm manager, David Sieperda from Corvallis, Oregon joined the college on August 11more

Livestock Judging Team hosted inaugural youth camp August 6 & 7 in Modesto for nearly 200 4-H and FFA students, parents and coaches. more 

 
 

Important Dates

September 13, 2015 - Ag Boosters BBQ, Rancho Vista Del Rio

September 13, 2015 - Fantasy Vacation Drawing

October 7, 2015 (Tentative) - 36th Annual Kern County Alumni & Friends Luncheon, Sunworld International, Bakersfield.

October 23, 2015 - 18th Annual Alumni and Friends Wine Tasting, Fresno State Winery. 

November 19, 2015 - Ag One Trap Shoot, Kingsburg Gun Club. 

 
 
 
If you're not already a member, please consider joining Ag One and receive 10% off selected items like wine and olive oil at the Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market!

 

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