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Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Upcoming Events


May 2020

Date Event
2 City of Fresno Water-Wise Plant Exchange (Horticulture Nursery / Center for Irrigation Technology)
11-14 Finals Week
15 Jordan College Convocation
16 University Commencement



Date Event
6-10 Spring Break
18 FFA Field Day State Judging Contests



Date Event
4 Recruit the 99 Career Fair (12-3:30 p.m, Save Mart Center)
14 Horticulture Nursery Spring Veggie Plant Sale (8 a.m., Gibson Farm Market)
22-28 National Ag Week
24 National Ag Day



Date Event
1 FFA Pruning Contest (Campus Vineyard)
8-9 Red Wave Classic Junior Livestock Show (Big Fresno Fairgrounds)
11-13 World Ag Expo (International Agri-Center, Tulare)
15 Ag Fest Basketball Game (vs. Utah State, Save Mart Center, 7 p.m.)


January 2020

Date Event
11 24th Annual Red Wave Classic Lamb & Meat Goat Prospect Sale (Fresno State Animal Science Pavilion)
17 First Day of Classes
30 Harvesting the Leaders of Tomorrow Career Fair (Satellite Student Union, 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)


December 2019

Date Event
5 Ag One Trap Shoot (Kingsburg Gun Club)
5 Portuguese Beyond Borders Lecture (Speaker: Sam Pereira, Portuguese-American poet), 6 p.m., University Business Center, PB 191
6 "Friday Night Flights" Wine Tasting ($5, Fresno State Winery, 5-7 p.m.)
7 Gibson Farm Market Holiday Open House (11 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
7 Campus Wine Club Winemaker's Dinner
16-19 Finals Week



Date Event
1 Ag One West Side Luncheon, $35 by Oct. 25 ($45 after), 11:30 a.m., Fresno Equipment Company, 21350 S. Lassen Ave., Five Points)
5 VERC Lunch & Learn Faculty/Staff Education & Research Showcase ( viticultural/agricultural research related to meteorology/climatology, Dr. Sanliang Gu), 12-1 p.m., Winery/Enology 102
7 Campus Day of Giving / Campus Farm Tours
7 Ag One Kern County Alumni & Friends Luncheon, 11 a.m. social, Noon lunch, Buttonwillow Warehouse Company (1950 S. Lexington St., Delano)
7 Portuguese Beyond Borders Lecture (

Angra and the World: From the Era of the Discoveries to Contemporary Times, Speaker: Álamo Meneses, mayor of Angra)

, 6 p.m., Henry Madden Library, Room 3212
8 Ag Pump Efficiency Workshop: Energy Efficiency, Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and SGMA, 9 a.m.-Noon, Free, CIT (5370 N. Chestnut Ave), Space limited/RSVP required
9 FFA State Cotton Judging Contest (7:30 a.m.)
14 38th annual Agribusiness Management Conference, $125, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Satellite Student Union)
15 Innovations in Ag Irrigation Technology Demonstration Showcase, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., free, campus locations, exhibitor space info: Courtney Meinhold (559.278.2066,
15 Viticulture Club Harvest Dinner Fundraiser, $50, 5:30 p.m., Kings River Winery, 4276 S. Greenwood Ave., Sanger
20 CIT Lunch & Learn Faculty/Staff Education: Basics of SGMA, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., CIT Conference Room (5370 N. Chestnut Ave.), RSVP by 11/19
22 Ag One Community Salute - honoring the Parnagian Family, various prices, 6-9 p.m., Fresno Convention Center-Exhibit Hall
23 Football Game Tailgate Wine Fest, 3:30 p.m., open to public ages 21 and over, Margie Wright Diamond softball field (Cedar/Barstow Ave.)



Date Event
9 Fall Career & Internship Fair, 1-4 p.m., Save Mart Center
11 Flavor of Fall Wine-Tasting Event, 4-6:30 p.m., Vincent E. Petrucci Viticulture Building Lawn
14 Portuguese Beyond Borders Lecture (European Law and Transatlantic Relations, Speaker: Rita Faden, president of the Luso-American Development Foundation), 6 p.m., University Business Center, PB 191 
17 Irrigation Tech Seminar: Water Use Efficiency and Nitrogen Regulation Plan Innovations (SGMA, ILRP, CV-Salts), 9 a.m.-Noon, CIT (5370 N. Chestnut Ave), Free, space limited/RSVP required by 10/15
17 Ag One Social • Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Summit Conference, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Hilton Anaheim 5th Floor Pool Deck Bar & Grill (777 W. Convention Way), RSVP required
19 Gibson Farm Market Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
26 Red Wave Dairy II Sale, Viewing Noon / Sale 2 p.m., Campus livestock pavilion, Info: Logan Real ( / Michael Neves (209.585.6086)
26 Ag One Rodeo Team Demonstration & Tailgate BBQ, $15, *1:30-3 p.m. (*moved earlier from originally planned), Campus rodeo grounds, 5306 N. Woodrow, RSVP by Oct. 18
29 IFA Lunch & Learn Faculty/Staff Education & Research Showcase (Republic of Georgia Project: Building Capacity for Sanitary/Phytosanitary Systems - Dr. Gurreet Brar, Dr. Serhat Asci), 11 a.m.-Noon, IFA Conference Room, 2910 E. Barstow Ave., RSVP by 10/25



Date Event
8 Ag One Ag Boosters BBQ (Borba Ranch)
18 Dean Witte Retirement Celebration (4:30 - 6 p.m., Jordan Agricultural Research Center)
20 Top Dog Ceremony 
21 'Ag Fest' Football Game (vs. Sacramento State, 7 p.m., Bulldog Stadium) 
23 Portuguese Beyond Borders Lecture (Azorean Diaspora: the Migration of Azoreans to North America, Speaker: Paulo Teves, director of Azorean Communities for the Government of the Azores), 6 p.m., University Business Center, PB 191)



Date Event
2 'Friday Night Flights' Wine-Tasting ($5, 3-6 p.m., Campus Winery) 
2-4 Livestock Judging Overnight Camp
4 Livestock Judging Day Camp
10 Fresno Iris Society Sale (8 a.m.-Noon, Horticulture Unit) 
14-15 Pasteurization Workshop (Postponed)
16 'Friday Night Flights' Wine-Tasting ($5, 3-6 p.m., Campus Winery) 
21 1st Day of Classes



Past Years (click here)