Human Nutrition & Food Science HNFS students apply chemistry, physics, and engineering in their studies as they prepare to become leaders in the nutrition, food, and health fields. Plant Science Plant Science students gain valuable work experience in our on-campus greenhouses, farm, and vineyards. Apparel Merchandising & Management AMM students design, create, market, and sell products from their own clothing lines. Animal & Veterinary Sciences Animal and veterinary science students participate in hands-on lab courses. Agribusiness & Food Industry Management/Agricultural Science Agribusiness students learn about the farm production business from field to plate.
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From the Front Lawn to the Super Bowl College Buys State-of-the-Art Tractor Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Alley-Zarkades ('82, foods and nutrition) Students Learn About STEM-related Careers in Ag on Tour AGRIscapes Expands Outreach Efforts College of Agriculture Seeks Lecturers
Plant Science student Sean McLaughlin won the only internship to work with the groundskeeping crew at Super Bowl LI in Houston in February. There’s a new addition about to prowl around Cal Poly Pomona’s fields and pastures. No, it’s not a horse or other animal. Lisa Alley-Zarkades is vice president - commercial development of animal wellness at HORN. Eleven Cal Poly Pomona students had the opportunity to learn about STEM-related careers in agriculture during a three-day tour of farming and technology operations last month in Arizona and Southern California. AGRIscapes saw a surge in field trips this year from local schools, Head Start programs, home schooled children, and other organizations. About 6,000 children participated in field trips at AGRIscapes – a 50 percent increase over last year. The College of Agriculture is seeking to expand its lecturer pool in each of its five departments.
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