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Peach Blossom Festival Brings 5,000 Youth To Fresno State Campus

Fresno, Calif., (March 14, 2018) – About 5,000 children representing nearly 145 elementary schools from the San Joaquin Valley will participate in the 60th annual Peach Blossom Festival of Oral Interpretation on Thursday and Friday, March 8 and 9, in various locations on the Fresno State campus. The festival, which attracts schools from Livingston to Delano, was created to help young people gain knowledge and appreciation …

Fresno State Student Wins 2018 Collegiate Discussion Meet

Fresno, Calif., (February 27, 2018) – This past weekend, American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers held their 2018 Leadership Conference in Reno, NV. Among the many activities hosted was the Collegiate Discussion Meet, held annually at the conference. Representing California in the competition was Tim Traux of Fresno State, who was able to hold off competitors in the …

Recent Fresno State Alumni Creates Meat Science Scholarship Endowment

Fresno, Calif., (February 23, 2018) – Six recent Fresno State graduates have started the Ag One Meat Science Laboratory Scholarship Endowment to support students who work in the unit and produce an array of popular meat products sold at the Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market. The former meats lab student employees graduated in 2013 or later and pledged a combined $25,000 to …

Mechanized Agriculture Lab Renovations Made Possible by Moller Family Gift

Fresno, Calif., (November 14, 2017) – The Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Fresno State showcased initial renovations to its mechanized agriculture laboratory on Tuesday, Nov. 14 that were made possible by a $250,000 gift by Dr. James Moller and his wife, Carol Moller. The event was attended by University President Joseph I. Castro, Jordan College Dean Sandra …

Alumnus Montgomery Returns As New Fresno State Winemaker

Fresno, Calif., (August 31, 2017) – Thomas Montgomery, an award-winning winemaker and Fresno State alumnus, is the Fresno State Winery’s new winemaker. The Sanger native, who honed a reputation for award-winning Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Bordeaux varieties as a winemaker for well-known wineries in Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley, began his Fresno State assignment July 31. His career began at …

Plant Science Students Receive National Agronomy Awards

Fresno, Calif., (August 8, 2017) – Fresno State senior Nancy Valdez and junior Georgina Reyes Solorio were honored as Greenfield Scholars by the American Society of Agronomy and the International Certified Crop Adviser program. The plant science students were among four selected nationally based on their grade point averages, experience and awards, career goals and educational and certification plans to …

Borba Family Salute Raises $850,000 For Fresno State Ag Students, Programs

Fresno, Calif., (August 7, 2017) – The family was also presented with a painting of Tina and her late husband Ross Borba Sr. that was created by David Hembree, Fresno State director of development for student affairs and enrollment management. “The Jordan College is so fortunate to have the Borba family’s commitment to supporting the next generation of agriculture industry …

Fresno State Horticulture Nursery to host Iris Society sale Aug. 12

Fresno, Calif., (August 2, 2017) – The Fresno Iris Society and Fresno State Horticulture Nursery will host its annual rhizome plant fundraiser from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 12, at the campus Horticulture Nursery (3150 E. Barstow Ave.). The Fresno Iris Society’s largest fundraiser of the year will feature hundreds of varieties of plants, including reblooming iris and other unique varieties. Rhizomes will be …

Fresno State Students Tour Agriculture Facilities In Azores

Fresno, Calif., (June 9, 2017) – Twelve Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology sstudents returned recently from a study abroad trip to the Azorean islands of Terceira and Sao Miguel as part of Fresno State’s academic exchange agreement with the University of the Azores. Students visited dairy, fish, floral, food processing, fruit, sugar, tea, vegetable, vineyard and winery production …

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