2017-18 Fall / Winter Newsletter

 Dean Sandra WitteA MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN...

Greetings!  READ MORE

 

Culinology students

RESEARCH

Crafting the Perfect Condiment
The Gibson Farm Market is utilizing its customers to product-test a new mustard product thanks to a collaboration by senior culinology student Adam Joppen and professor Dr. Dennis Ferris. VIDEO

 

Don Parreira, Alcidia Freitas Gomes, Marsha Vucovich, Sandra Witte

SCHOLARSHIP

Mark Vucovich scholarship endowment created
Thanks to a donation by Fresno Equipment Company, ag students will now be able to carry on the tradition of the former owner/CEO. READ MORE

 

Plant Science Club

COMPETITION

Plant Science Club wins its fourth President's Trophy in six years 
Fresno State topped many of the nation's top ag universities at the national club speech contest focusing on community outreach & sponsored by the Students of Agronomy, Soils and Enviornmental Sciences organization. READ MORE / PHOTOS

 

Video feature - Steven Pozzi

CAREER

Jordan College Student Feature: Steven Pozzi 
Through his campus farm job, summer internship in Washington D.C. and campus club activites, the agricultural business junior has gained vital experience to help carry on the tradition of his sixth-generation family farm. VIDEO 

 

Ag Discovery Camp

OUTREACH

USDA Ag Discovery Camp attracts students from across nation
Fresno State faculty and staff exposed 16 high school students last summer to an intensive and rewarding two-week Central Valley tour that emphasized campus farm units and utilized university ag faculty & staff to teach how all parts of the food chain are connected. VIDEO / PHOTOS / INFO

  

Karen Ross and Jordan College students

TRADITION

State ag secretary Karen Ross keynotes annual agribusiness conference
The 36th annual Agribusiness Management Conference offered in-depth analysis of key domestic & international topics that will effect the Central Valley ag industry. READ MORE / VIDEO / EVENT INFO / PHOTOS

 

Smart Farm Technology

CURRICULUM

Smart farm technology leads to university parternship
Industrial Technology department faculty and industry contacts are showcasing precision agriculture innovations to Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara faculty and students through a National Science Foundation Cyber SEES Smart Farm project. PHOTOS

 

Jordan Agricultural Research Center faculty research presentations

FACILITIES

Faculty utlizing Jordan Agricultural Research Center for projects 
Agriculture, engineering, mathematics and science faculty presented their current research projects to encourage further collaboration across departments and disciplines. VIDEOS / PHOTOS 

 

2017 Top Dog Recipients (including Lynne Ashbeck)

ALUMNI

Ashbeck honored as Jordan College's Top Dog
Home economics and nutrition graduate Lynne Ashbeck was recognized as the Jordan College's Top Dog recipient for her 40 years of leadership in the area hospitals, organizations and Clovis city government. READ MORE / VIDEO / PHOTOS

 

 

James Moller mechanized ag lab renovations gift announcement

PARTNERSHIP

Mechanized ag lab renovations made possible by Moller family gift 
New welding equipment and workspaces, a CNC plasma cutter, new paint, and gas line manifolds were unveiled as the first stage of updates made possible by a $250,000 gift by Dr. James Moller and his wife, Carol. READ MORE / PHOTOS 

 

Ag Olympics 

CLUBS

Students go for the gold
The 'Chicken and Steak' team won a tightly-contested 'Ag Olympics' that encouraged +30 students to cheer on their classmates while competing in wheel barrow racing, hay bucking, calf roping and potato sack racing. PREVIEW VIDEO / PHOTOS

 

Ag One Ag Boosters BBQ gathering

AG ONE

Your gift to the Ag One Foundation matters because the quality of a Fresno State education and the College’s commitment to educational opportunity depend on it. Fresno State could not be the institution it is today without generous gifts like yours. GIVE NOW

EVENTS

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