Events 2015 – 2016

August 2016

Date Event
2 Grape Day (Department of Viticulture and Enology)
4-6 Livestock Judging Camp (Fresno State, limited to 100 youth, 25 adults; registration opens May 16 at
13 Iris Society Fundraiser and Nursery Plant Sale (Horticulture Unit, 8 a.m. - Noon)
18-19 Olive Milling Seminar (Fresno State)
27 Grape Stomp (2 p.m.)



Date Event
11 Winemaker's Dinner (Palms Restaurant, Fresno, 6 p.m.)
12-18 College National Finals Rodeo (Casper, Wyoming)
15 Ag One North Bay Alumni & Friends Dinner (Santa Rosa Junior College Shone Farm, Social 5 p.m., Dinner 6:30 p.m.)
20 CATA Alumni & Friends Social (San Luis Obispo)



Date Event
2 People-Plant Connection Class (Downtown Center, Bitwise, South Stadium, Van Ness at Mono, 5:30-7pm, $35)
9 45th Annual Ag One Turf Day Golf Tournament (Belmont Country Club, 9am)
12 Water Technology Conference (Clovis Veterans Memorial Building)
13 Jordan Agricultural Research Center Ribbon-Cutting (9 a.m.)
16 Small Space, Urban and Indoor Gardening Class (Downtown Center, Bitwise, South Stadium, Van Ness at Mono, 5:30-7pm, $35)
16-19 Finals Week
20 Jordan College Convocation (Save Mart Center, 2-4:15pm)
21 105th Annual Commencement (Save Mart Center, 10am)
23 Summer Classes Begin



Date Event
9 Taste of Spring Wine & Food Tasting (Viticulture & Enology Dept., 2-5 pm, $10 Student/Faculty ID; $15 Public)
15-17 Vintage Days
17 Papa Petrucci 5K Run (Viticulture & Enology Dept./vineyard, 8 am, registration)
23 FFA State Field Day / Contests (Fresno State)
23-26 FFA State Convention (Fresno / Fresno State)
26 Water Year 2016: Challenges for Water Project Operations (9:30 a.m.  - 3 p.m., Alice Peters Auditorium, University Business Center)
28 West Without Water Authors B. Lynn Ingram & Frances Malamud-Roam Campus Reading Initiative Presentation (Leon & Pete Peters Education Center Auditorium (Student Rec Center), 6 pm)
29 National Raisin Day (Gibson Farm Market, 11am-1pm)
29 Mark Gross Presentation - Groundwater: Our Hidden and Unprotected Heritage (Henry Madden Library, 6-7:45 pm, RSVP by April 21)
30 8th Annual Water-Wise Plant Give & Take Event (Horticulture unit, 8am-noon)



Date Event
1 National Nutrition Month
10 Ag One Stanislaus County Alumni & Friends Dinner (Modesto)
12 Ron Metzler Celebration of Life (Fresno State Viticulture & Enology Lawn and Metzler Gazebo, 2pm)
12 Fashion Inc. Spring Fashion Show - 'Art off the Canvas'
(Satellite Student Union, 6pm)
12-13 Bulldoggers Rodeo (Clovis Rodeo Grounds)
13-19 National Agriculture Week
15 National Agriculture Day
16 20th Annual Common Threads Luncheon (International Ag Center, Tulare)



Date Event
4 Harvesting the Leaders of Tomorrow Career Fair (10:30-3:30pm, Satellite Student Union)
6 FFA Citrus, Fruit Tree/Vine Pruning Judging Contest (Campus Farm)
6-7 Red Wave Classic Junior Livestock Show (Big Fresno Fairgrounds)
9-11 World Ag Expo (Tulare International Ag Center)
13 Pre-Vet Club Vaccination & Microchip Clinic (Campus Judging Pavilion, 10am-2pm)
13-14 Wine and Chocolate Lover's Weekend (Gibson Farm Market, 12-4pm)
17 Viticulture and Enology Internship & Career Fair (Viticulture & Enology Annex Building, 10am-2pm)
26 National Pistachio Day (Gibson Farm Market, 11am-1pm)


January 2016

Date Event
16 Ag Fest Men's Basketball Game (vs. San Jose St., Save Mart Center, 4pm)
19 Spring semester begins
29 Jordan College Advising and Career Development Center Grand Opening Open House (10am-1pm)
29 Resume Workshop (Ag Science 101, 2:30-5pm)


December 2015

Date Event
3-4 Gibson Farm Market Holiday Open House
4 Conclusion of Helping Hams Campaign (donations accepted through Gibson Farm Market)
14-17 Finals Week
25-1/1 Campus closed



Date Event
4 34th Annual Agribusiness Management Conference (Fresno Downtown Doubletree)
5 36th Annual Kern County Alumni and Friends Luncheon (Sun World International)
6-9 Wine Weekend in the Woods (Narrow Gauge Inn, Fish Camp)
7 2nd Annual Winemaker's Dinner (Narrow Gauge Inn, Fish Camp, 5:30-10 p.m.)
12 Farmland, a film by James Moll (Maya Theater)
19 Ag One Trap Shoot (Kingsburg Gun Club)
19-12/4 Helping Hams Campaign (donations accepted through Gibson Farm Market)



Date Event
10 Great Grape Event (VERC Lawn, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.)
16 Fresno State Winery Tailgate & BBQ Showcase (VERC Lawn, 3:30-7 p.m.)
20 Ag & Food Industry Career Fair (Satellite Student Union, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.)
23 18th Ag One Annual Alumni and Friends Wine Tasting (Fresno State Winery)
25 Motorsports Club Car Show (Fresno State Parking Lot P20 (Barstow Ave./Campus Drive), 8:30 a.m.-Noon)
28 National Chocolate Day (Free samples - Gibson Farm Market, 12-2 p.m.)



Date Event  
13 37th Annual Ag Boosters BBQ (Borba Ranch)  
19 Horticulture Nursery Fall Plant Sale (8 a.m.-Noon)  
23 Jordan College Club Fair (Ag Science Building Lawn, 12-3 p.m.)  
25 Propagation 101 Class (Horticulture Nursery, Noon, RSVP)  


August 2015

Date Event
6-7 California's Best Livestock Judging Camp (Modesto Junior College)
8 Iris Society Fundraiser (Horticulture Nursery, 8 a.m.-Noon)
15 Fig Fest featuring Fabio Viviani (2485 E. San Ramon Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.)
24 New Student Convocation (Save Mart Center, 3 p.m.)
25 Fall Semester begins