• Fresno State almond orchard bloom - farm orchard manager/technician Rob Willmott and student worker Georgina Reyes Solorio
  • Student picks clementine mandarin oranges in campus orchard
  • Fresno State California Water Institute agricultural research engineer Shawn Ashkan and plant science faculty Dr. Gurreet Brar in campus pistachio orchard as part of online pistachio crop calculator
  • Plant science student Crystal Sandoval checking mandarin orchard
  • Fresno State Ag Discovery Camp in orchard unit
  • Students harvesting pistachios

 

Orchard Unit

The 190 acres of campus orchards help keep the Gibson Farm Market well stocked with 12 varieties of oranges, tangerines, grapefruit and lemons, as well as almond, pistachio, peaches, nectarines and pomegranates.

Three blends of olive oil are produced from three campus-grown olive varieties.

Other orchard acreage also includes eight varieties of almonds (100 acres), Kerman pistachios (25 acres), and a variety block of other Central Valley orchard commodities.