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Discover STEM-Related Careers in Ag

November 15, 2017

Want a career that involves science, technology, engineering, and mathematics? Sign up for the "Careers in Ag&qu...

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Two Huntley College Students Named President's Council Scholars

November 13, 2017

Two human nutrition and food science students were selected to receive this year’s President’s Co...

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Agronomy Society Accepting Scholarship Applications

November 13, 2017

Students in crop production, plant science, and soil science can now apply for a scholarship from an agronomy group. ...

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College Honors Benefactor's Memory with Tree Planting

November 09, 2017

Members of the Dean's Advisory Council, the Department of Apparel Merchandising & Management's advisory board, an...

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Huntley College Staffer Aids Hurricane Relief Effort

November 02, 2017

A longtime Huntley College of Agriculture employee spent nearly two weeks this fall volunteering with the American Re...

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Plant Science Student Has Front-Row Seat at World Series

October 31, 2017

At least one Cal Poly Pomona student has a front-row seat at the World Series games at Dodger Stadium. Oscar Del Real...

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Public Welcome to Pet Spa Day, Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic

October 24, 2017

Have a cat or dog? Do they need a vaccine or pampering? Bring them to the Poly Pet Spa Day & Vaccine Clinic on S...

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When Prized Horses Rescued From Nazis Came to Pomona

October 24, 2017

During the final days of World War II, some of the world’s most rare and treasured Arabian horses were resc...

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Student Veterans Invited to Explore Agricultural Careers

October 23, 2017

Student veterans, military dependents, transitioning service members, farmers, ranchers, and entrepreneurs are invite...

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Public Invited to Beekeeping Workshop

October 23, 2017

What’s the buzz about bees? Find out at a beekeeping workshop on Saturday, Nov. 11, at Cal Poly Pomona. The...

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Success Center Provides Students Advice, Study Hall

October 03, 2017

Students in the Huntley College of Agriculture who need academic advice or somewhere to study have a place they can c...

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Insect Fair to Fascinate & Educate

October 02, 2017

From butterflies to cockroaches and spiders, insects and their relatives have interacted with humankind for generatio...

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Huntley College Well Represented at L.A. County Fair

September 27, 2017

It might have been the Los Angeles County Fair, but the Huntley College of Agriculture had a strong presence. For yea...

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Students Attend National Expo on Heirloom Produce

September 26, 2017

Two Huntley College of Agriculture students traveled to Northern California earlier this month to attend what is bill...

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Farm Bureau Gift to Huntley College Benefits O.C. Students

September 24, 2017

Agricultural students from Orange County will have more scholarship and educational opportunities at Cal Poly Pomona,...

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Students Travel to Thailand to Work with Elephants, Pets

September 22, 2017

Thirteen animal health science students from the Huntley College of Agriculture went on once-in-a-lifetime trip to Th...

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Tickets on Sale for Pumpkin Festival

August 31, 2017

Cal Poly Pomona will celebrate a milestone on Oct. 7 and 8 with its 25th Pumpkin Festival. The event, which will be h...

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Associate Professor Eileen Cullen

Food Safety Grant to Aid Urban Farmers

August 24, 2017

A plant science professor is using $120,000 in grants from USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and the C...

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Kids From Pomona Library Visit Horse Center

August 22, 2017

The group of children sitting on hay bales finished reading the book to the white Arabian mare. They looked up and as...

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Arabian Horse Production Sale Shatters Records

August 08, 2017

The W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center shattered records at its Third Annual Production Sale on Aug. 2 The center sold...

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Midge the Llama, 1997-2017

August 03, 2017

We are sad to report that we have lost one of the most popular figures on campus: Midge the Llama. Midge passed away ...

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In Memoriam: Bonnita Farmer

August 01, 2017

Dr. Bonnita Farmer, a former professor and former chair of the Department of Human Nutrition & Food Science, has ...

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In Memoriam: Henry Cherner

July 25, 2017

Henry Cherner, a Los Angeles fashion industry pioneer and a long-time supporter of the Department of Apparel Merchand...

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Center Holds Horse Camp for Youth

July 18, 2017

The W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center hosted 48 children in three, week-long horse camps this summer. The horse camps...

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Students Discover STEM-Related Careers in Agriculture

July 17, 2017

Fourteen Cal Poly Pomona students spent three days last month touring farms and businesses to learning about STEM-rel...

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Students Travel to Costa Rica to Learn About Agriculture

July 17, 2017

Fourteen Cal Poly Pomona students attended a three-week study abroad course this summer in Costa Rica to learn about ...

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Huntley College Accepting Nominations for 2018 Award

July 13, 2017

Update: the nomination period is now closed. The Huntley College of Agriculture is accepting nominations for the 2018...

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Faculty Win Grants for Classroom Improvements, Equipment

July 05, 2017

Four Huntley College of Agriculture faculty were awarded campus grants to improve classrooms or purchase equipment fo...

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Kilduff, Senanayake Appointed to Interim Positions

June 29, 2017

Peter Kilduff was named the interim associate dean for the Huntley College of Agriculture, while Muditha Senanayake w...

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Student Takes Second at Horse Show Nationals

June 13, 2017

A member of Cal Poly Pomona’s horse show team took second place in her event at the Intercollegiate Horse S...

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Huntley College of Agriculture Celebrates Commencement

June 12, 2017

Family and friends were on hand June 9 as the Huntley College of Agriculture celebrated Commencement.  The c...

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From Great Minds Come Great Wines

June 06, 2017

Cal Poly Pomona’s latest Horsehill Vineyards vintage, a 2016 Zinfandel rosé, received Gold Medal r...

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Lisa Kessler

Kessler Named Interim Dean

June 06, 2017

Lisa Kessler has been named the interim dean of the Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture by Provost Sylvia Alva. Sh...

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Embracing Her Roots in Agriculture

June 05, 2017

Farming flows in Fabiola Perez’s blood. Both of her parents’ families have long worked in agricul...

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Students Present Asian Citrus Psyllid Research Findings

June 05, 2017

From studying insect coloration and feeding behavior, Huntley College of Agriculture students are performing research...

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Faculty Awarded Time to Work on Projects

June 01, 2017

Three Huntley College of Agriculture faculty were awarded release time under the Provost’s Teacher-Scholar ...

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Professor, Adviser Honored for Work in Housing Program

June 01, 2017

An animal and veterinary sciences professor and a Huntley College of Agriculture advisor were recognized as Outstandi...

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Spring Festival Puts Focus on Farming, Fun

May 26, 2017

A revamped Cal Poly Pomona festival drew about 2,500 people on Saturday, May 13, to the AGRIscapes Outreach Center. T...

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Holz-Clause to Depart Huntley College

May 19, 2017

Mary Holz-Clause is leaving her post as dean of the Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture to become chancellor at the...

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Pet Expo, Kiss the Pig Contest Draws Crowds

May 10, 2017

Exotic birds, turtles and police K-9s were just some of the animals on display at the Second Annual Poly Pet Expo at ...

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HNFS Alum, Staff Member Earn Honors

May 08, 2017

A Human Nutrition & Food Science alumna and staff member were honored April 27 with the Cal Poly Pomona Center fo...

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Cal Poly Pomona, Huntley College Honor Distinguished Alums

May 04, 2017

Two Huntley College of Agriculture alumni were honored by Cal Poly Pomona for their professional achievements, commun...

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Alum Wins "Wall of COOL" Honor from Cal Poly Pomona

May 03, 2017

A plant science lecturer and alumnus has been recognized on Cal Poly Pomona’s “Wall of COOL&#...

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Huntley COA Offers Leadership Class for Juniors & Seniors

May 01, 2017

Are you a junior or senior? Are you interested in becoming an industry leader? Then apply for AG 499 for the fall qua...

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Horses, Hats & Southern Hospitality at the Derby Day Garden Party 2017

April 27, 2017

Horses, hats and Southern hospitality will all feature on Saturday, May 6, at the Second Annual Derby Day Garden Part...

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MANNRS Students Star on Flight

April 27, 2017

Eleven Huntley College of Agriculture students flew to the Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related S...

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Spring Harvest Farm to Table Dinner a Huge Success

April 27, 2017

The Huntley College of Agriculture honored two leaders of the California agriculture industry on April 22 at its Thir...

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Dean's Advisory Council Adds Three Students

April 21, 2017

Three students have joined the Dean’s Advisory Council. They are Jordan Munday Garris, Viral Shukla, and Ba...

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A child meets a sheep

Spring on the Farm Festival to Offer Family Fun

April 20, 2017

Pet a goat, plant a seed, ride a hay wagon or pick up beautiful student-grown flowers for Mother’s Day. Enj...

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Discover STEM-Related Careers in Ag Tour

April 19, 2017

Did you know that there are thousands of high-paying rewarding jobs in agriculture? The U.S. Department of Agricultur...

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Pumba the Pig at the 2016 Pet Expo

Cal Poly Pomona Pet Expo & Spa Returns

April 17, 2017

The Department of Animal & Veterinary Sciences will celebrate National Pet Week by holding a pet expo and pet spa...

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Students, Faculty, Staff of the Year Award Recipients Named

April 11, 2017

The Department of Human Nutrition and Food Science is well represented among the recipients of the Huntley College of...

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Kawamura, Soares to Receive Jim Hicks Agricultural Achievement Award

March 29, 2017

A former state agriculture secretary and a prominent attorney are the Huntley College of Agriculture’s hono...

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Henry Cherner, managing partner of AIMS360, talks to AMM students about his software.

AMM Receives Software from Industry Leader

March 21, 2017

Apparel merchandising and management students will have expanded access to cutting-edge industry software, thanks to ...

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Cal Poly Pomona Team Takes Eighth Place in National Competition

March 21, 2017

A Cal Poly Pomona team finished in eighth place at the 2017 National Collegiate Landscape Competition. The team was o...

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Tomatozania Draws Tomato Fans

March 21, 2017

Crowds flocked to Tomatozania at the plant science greenhouses on March 10-12 to choose from over 200 varieties of to...

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Midge the Llama

All About Midge the Llama

March 16, 2017

She’s got snaggly teeth, bulgy eyes, and fur that is sometimes matted with leaves and smells like a barnyar...

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AGRIscapes to Host "Spring on the Farm" Egg Hunt on April 8

March 14, 2017

(updated 3/22/2017)Go on a hay ride, visit the children’s garden and pet farm animals at Cal Poly Pomona&am...

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Cal Poly Pomona Experiments with Growing Coffee

March 07, 2017

Cal Poly Pomona makes beer, grows grapes for wine, and oranges for freshly-squeezed orange juice. In a few years, you...

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AMM Student Wins $5,000 Scholarship

March 02, 2017

Pachet Bryant, a fashion retailing senior in apparel merchandising and management, has won $5,000 through the Young M...

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Faculty Members Win Grants

March 02, 2017

Two members of the Huntley College of Agriculture faculty have won grant awards to support their research and teachin...

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Main entrees from the 2016 Spring Harvest Dinner

Tickets on Sale for Spring Harvest Farm to Table Dinner

February 21, 2017

Enjoy a special night under the stars, featuring a unique dining experience from outstanding local chefs that include...

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Get Your Tomatoes at Tomatozania!

February 20, 2017

It is time to plant your tomatoes! Choose from more than 200 varieties of tomatoes at our annual Tomatozania Plant Sa...

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Arabian Horse Center Hires Expert to Oversee Herd Breeding & Health

February 16, 2017

The W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center has hired an internationally-recognized leader in the Arabian horse industry to...

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Cal Poly Pomona Team Takes 2nd Place in National Turf Competition

February 16, 2017

They fought to the bitter end, only to come up a little short. For the second year in a row, a team of Cal Poly Pomon...

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Going Green Through Composting

February 16, 2017

If you’ve noticed an odor recently near Cal Poly Pomona, it’s probably because the farm at the Do...

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Horse Show Team Named Champions

February 08, 2017

Cal Poly Pomona’s Western Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) team won a championship at a Jan. 2...

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School children sampling Cal Poly Pomona-grown fruits and vegetables

AGRIscapes Open for Field Trips by Schoolchildren, Youth Organizations

February 07, 2017

Expect to see school busses arriving at AGRIscapes this spring. Starting in April and running through mid-June, the f...

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Student talks with company representatives at 2017 Ag Career Day

Companies Meet Students at Ag Career Day

January 25, 2017

Forty businesses and agencies came looking for prospective interns and employees during the 2017 Ag Career Day on Jan...

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The new tractor

College Buys State-of-the-Art Tractor

January 23, 2017

There’s a new addition about to prowl around Cal Poly Pomona’s fields and pastures. No, it&#8...

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Poinsettia Plants Sell Out

January 23, 2017

The first holiday poinsettia plant sale in 13 years was a success. Thanks to both loyal and new customers, the Plant ...

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Lisa Alley-Zarkades

Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Alley-Zarkades ('82, foods and nutrition)

January 19, 2017

Job Title: Vice President — Commercial Development of Animal Wellness Employer: HORN Accomplishmen...

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Alexis Camberos and Joshua Klockman at a tour of the Yuma Desalting Plant

Students Learn About STEM-related Careers in Ag on Tour

January 12, 2017

Eleven Cal Poly Pomona students had the opportunity to learn about STEM-related careers in agriculture during a three...

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Sean McLaughlin

From the Front Lawn to the Super Bowl

December 12, 2016

When Sean McLaughlin was 10 years old, his father taught him how to mow the lawns at their family’s Chino H...

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Schoolchildren in the AGRIscapes Children's Garden

AGRIscapes Increases Outreach Efforts

December 12, 2016

This fall was a busy season at the AGRIscapes center at Cal Poly Pomona. Opened in 2001 as an agricultural demonstrat...

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Associate Dean Lisa Kessler and Professor Broc Sandelin with the Chinese delegation

College Welcomes Chinese Delegation

December 12, 2016

Associate Dean Lisa Kessler and Broc Sandelin, professor and chair of the Department of Animal & Veterinary Scien...

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Plant Science Professor Valerie Mellano presents at the ARI Showcase

Research on Display: Huntley College Hosts ARI Showcase

December 01, 2016

Can barn owls prevent gophers and voles from damaging vineyards? Could a vaccine prevent chickens from dying of a res...

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Huntley Honored at College Naming Ceremony

November 30, 2016

Don Huntley makes no bones about his love of Cal Poly Pomona. So when the alumnus stood before a crowd of more than 3...

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Plant Science Collaborates on $300,000 Video Grant

November 30, 2016

The Department of Plant Science collaborated on a proposal that won a nearly $300,000 grant to develop instructional ...

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Graduate Student Takes First Prize

November 16, 2016

Carol Pow Sang, a graduate student in nutrition and food science, took first prize in a poster competition this summe...

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Poly Pack Now Available for Public

November 07, 2016

Poly Pack is now available for the general public to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables straight from the Cal Poly Pom...

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Poinsettia in the Nursery

Cal Poly Pomona Nursery Brings Back Poinsettia Sale for Holidays

November 07, 2016

The Plant Sciences Nursery will sell Cal Poly Pomona-grown poinsettia plants for the holiday season for the first tim...

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Bill DuBois (center) with son, Bill Jr. (right), and grandson, Will, at his El Centro farm

From the Voorhis Campus to Sacramento: Oldest Living Alum Recalls Ag Career

October 28, 2016

Bill DuBois has seen a lot in his time. The El Centro resident attended Cal Poly Pomona when it was still known as th...

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Western Growers Offers Students STEM-related Careers Tour

October 27, 2016

Are you interested in finding a high-paying, STEM-related career opportunity in California agriculture? Western Growe...

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University, College of Agriculture to Honor Don Huntley

October 27, 2016

Cal Poly Pomona students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited Friday, Nov. 18, to meet and honor the namesake of t...

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ABM Students Gain Insight at Grocers Conference

October 27, 2016

Two Huntley College of Agriculture students traveled to Palm Springs in September to attend the annual California Gro...

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D. Arthur "Art" Boster

In Memoriam: D. Arthur "Art" Boster

September 27, 2016

D. Arthur (Art) Boster, a former lecturer in the Department of Animal & Veterinary Services, died on Sept. 3. He ...

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College of Agriculture Seeks Lecturers

September 26, 2016

The College of Agriculture is seeking to expand its lecturer pool in each of its five departments. The college invite...

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College of Agriculture Named for Alumnus, Benefactor, Don Huntley

September 20, 2016

Cal Poly Pomona will name its College of Agriculture after 1960 alumnus Don B. Huntley, who has pledged a transformat...

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Internships Broaden Students' Horizons

September 16, 2016

Several College of Agriculture students got to travel around the country and the world this summer and gain experienc...

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College Shears Sheep, Donates Wool to Charity

September 07, 2016

The college has donated about 500 pounds of wool shorn from Cal Poly Pomona sheep to a nonprofit that helps provide b...

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Cal Poly Pomona-bred Horses Excel at National Competition

August 16, 2016

Three Arabian horses that were born and bred at Cal Poly Pomona won titles last month at a national competition.&...

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Arabian Horse Center Holds Successful Production Sale

August 11, 2016

The W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center raised $32,300 by selling eight horses Aug. 3 in its second annual online aucti...

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Arabian Horse Center to Hold 2nd Annual Production Sale, Auction

August 03, 2016

Buyers from across the country are expected to bid Wednesday, Aug. 3, on eight Arabian horses born and raised on the ...

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Farm Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Coming to Cal Poly Pomona Community

August 02, 2016

There’s nothing like freshly picked fruits and vegetables, and the campus community can get them straight f...

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College Opens Greenhouse for Asian Citrus Psyllid Research

July 25, 2016

To advance efforts to limit the spread of the Asian citrus psyllid, which can carry the deadly citrus plant disease H...

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Hicks Scholarship Recipients to Intern Overseas

June 15, 2016

Three College of Agriculture students will spend their summers overseas thanks to the Jim Hicks International Scholar...

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Students Share Research Findings at Asian Citrus Psyllid Symposium

June 15, 2016

More than 20 students made presentations at the 3rd Annual Asian Citrus Psyllid Student Research Symposium. The Asian...

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Dean's Council Gains Three New Members

June 14, 2016

A produce industry leader and two students were added to the Dean’s Council. Karen Caplan is the president ...

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College of Agriculture Celebrates 2016 Commencement

June 14, 2016

With pomp and circumstance, nearly 500 students graduated at the College of Agriculture’s Commencement cere...

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Nathaly Aquino

From Foods & Nutrition to Preparing Diets for Insects: One Student's Journey

June 03, 2016

When Nathaly Aquino first came to Cal Poly Pomona, she enrolled as a foods and nutrition major with the goal of becom...

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Students Travel to MANRRS Conference

June 01, 2016

Four College of Agriculture students attended a national conference held by the nonprofit Minorities in Agriculture, ...

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Livestock Show Team Takes Home Awards

June 01, 2016

The Cal Poly Pomona Livestock Show Team took home several awards in a March competition. Eight team members participa...

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Gamma Sigma Delta Inducts New Members

May 19, 2016

The College of Agriculture held its annual induction banquet for Gamma Sigma Delta, The Honor Society for Agriculture...

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Mark Me Famous tries to get a closer look at the book, The Black Stallion, as 4th graders from Kellogg Elementary School read to horses.

Schoolchildren Read "The Black Stallion" to Arabian Horses

May 19, 2016

Thirty-two local schoolchildren visited the W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center on Wednesday, May 18, to read their fav...

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Mr. David Lannom ('70, Ornamental Horticulture)

May 16, 2016

David Lannom, the 1996 Distinguished Alumnus from the College of Agriculture and a former longtime nursery employee, ...

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The Godfreys

Fallbrook Couple Named College of Agriculture 2016 Distinguished Alumni

April 26, 2016

Tony and Sue Godfrey, Class of '69 and '70, President and Vice President, Olive Hill Greenhouses Inc. A friendship t...

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Derby Day Garden Party Invitation

Arabian Horse Center to Hold First Derby Day Garden Party

April 25, 2016

Come enjoy the Derby Day Garden Party on Saturday, May 7, at the W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center. The party will be...

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ARABIAN HORSE CENTER: Surprise Donation to Send Students to Horse Clinic

April 21, 2016

The W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center received an unexpected donation of $3,500 earlier this year that it will use to...

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AVS to Celebrate National Pet Week with Expo, Spa

April 21, 2016

The Department of Animal & Veterinary Sciences will celebrate National Pet Week by holding a pet expo and pet spa...

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Edwin Arriola

AVS Alum Travels World to Become Veterinarian

April 20, 2016

Edwin Arriola’s journey toward becoming a veterinarian may have started at Cal Poly Pomona, but it took man...

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From the Earth Day at Spadra Farm

April 19, 2016

Spadra Farm was in the campus news earlier this year, but how many in the Cal Poly Pomona community know where it is ...

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Marie Nagano and her Australian shepherd Lacey

Livestock Tech Trains to Become Dog Judge

April 18, 2016

Marie Nagano loves animals and get can’t enough of them. As a livestock technician at Cal Poly Pomona, Naga...

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CP Guncyn Roses and his owner and rider Kirsten Luedde

Cal Poly Pomona-bred Arabian Named Horse of the Year

April 16, 2016

A Cal Poly Pomona-bred horse was named Arabian Hunter Pleasure Junior Exhibitor Horse of the Year by the United State...

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Strawberry Festival Brings the Past to Life

April 15, 2016

Strawberries, tractors and classic cars will fill the fields near Cal Poly Pomona’s Farm Store on Saturday,...

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College Announces 2016 Award Winners

April 13, 2016

The College of Agriculture has chosen recipients for its year-end awards. Agricultural science student Bret Timmons w...

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Suzanne Kellon

Kellon Joins Dean's Advisory Council

March 16, 2016

A nutrition expert is the latest addition to the Dean's Advisory Council. Suzanne Kellon is the associate director fo...

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Army medics getting instruction at the Beef Unit

AVS Provides Training to U.S. Army Medics

March 11, 2016

Nine U.S. Army combat medics received training in basic veterinary aid last month at the College of Agriculture. The ...

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Jeff Burch

Burch Joins Dean's Council

March 10, 2016

Agribusiness banker Jeff Burch has joined the Dean’s Council. Burch is managing director/team lead of Bank ...

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Spring Harvest 2016

February 29, 2016

Farm fresh food grown by College of Agriculture students is on the menu Saturday, April 9, for the 2nd Annua...

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Student Leadership Class Visits Sacramento

February 16, 2016

The 2016 College of Agriculture Leadership Class culminated its fall quarter with a trip to Sacramento to observe sta...

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Carol Berg Sloan

Sloan Joins Dean's Advisory Council

February 09, 2016

Registered dietitian/nutritionist and independent consultant Carol Berg Sloan has joined the Dean’s Advisor...

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Donor Gives Cart to Horse Center

February 04, 2016

The W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center has a brand new, utility golf cart, thanks to a long-time supporter. Don C. Mos...

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Lyle McNeal

Alumni Spotlight: Lyle McNeal, '64 Animal Husbandry

February 04, 2016

Lyle McNeal has distinguished himself as an animal science professor for more than 45 years, including the last 37 at...

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Lisa Kessler

Kessler Named Associate Dean

January 05, 2016

Lisa Kessler was appointed as associate dean of the College of Agriculture after holding the post in an interim capac...

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A CPP-bred Arabian competing at the U.S. Arabian Nationals

CPP-Bred Horses Take Home Titles at National Championships

December 15, 2015

Eight horses that were bred at Cal Poly Pomona won titles this fall at the U.S. Arabian Horse National Championships....

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Video: Cal Poly Pomona-bred Horse Visits Special Needs Kids

December 11, 2015

Little Light House House, A Morning with Rock On from Trees Media on Vimeo. A horse that was bred at the W.K. Kellog...

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Melanie Avina, Professor Lisa Kessler and Rafa Cuadras at the HACU conference

HACU Conference an Experience for Students

December 02, 2015

Two College of Agriculture students had the privilege of attending the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universit...

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Students Help Beautify Arabian Horse Center

November 25, 2015

Forty College of Agriculture students spent part of a Saturday giving back to the campus community by helping to beau...

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Students Compete in Food Marketing Challenge

November 18, 2015

Five College of Agriculture students traveled to Philadelphia last month to participate in an intercollegiate food ma...

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West Covina Food & Wine Festival Organizers

West Covina Food & Wine Festival Raises Money for Scholarships

September 18, 2015

The inaugural West Covina Food & Wine Festival raised $2,500 this summer for scholarships in the College of Agric...

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Students at South Coast Winery

Students Harvest, Deliver Grapes to Winemaker

September 11, 2015

College of Agriculture students harvested and delivered two-and-a-half tons of grapes from campus vineyards to South ...

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Food Science Society honored by the Institute of Food Technologists Association

Food Science Students Excel

September 09, 2015

The fall quarter is only days away from starting, but food science students already have accomplished a lot so far th...

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Mackenzie Hays works at Pet Trade Show in Las Vegas

Students Work Pet Trade Show in Las Vegas

August 31, 2015

Several College of Agriculture students had the opportunity this summer to work at Superzoo, one of the largest trade...

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Students Travel to Last Frontier to Learn About Food Safety

August 18, 2015

Jenny Hoang went to the Last Frontier this summer to learn about food safety. The fourth-year food science and techno...

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Horse Center Holds Successful First Online Auction

August 10, 2015

The W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center grossed nearly $75,000 in its first online horse auction. The center put up 18 ...

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College Holds Luncheon for Industry Partners

August 04, 2015

The College of Agriculture held a luncheon at AGRIscapes last week for more than 20 of its industry partners.Dean Mar...

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Livestock Team Takes Top Honors at State Fair

July 31, 2015

A team from Cal Poly Pomona took home top honors from the California State Fair last week for breeding Dorset sheep. ...

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Summer Job Opportunity in Urban Agriculture

July 14, 2015

Are you interested in urban and community agriculture? Would you like to gain experience in this emerging field with ...

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Singh, Murinda Appointed to New Positions

July 09, 2015

Two faculty members were appointed to new positions in the College of Agriculture. Harmit Singh, an associate profess...

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Wanted: Grad Students for AG100 TA Jobs

June 24, 2015

The College of Agriculture is seeking graduate students to work this fall as teaching assistants for AG100. AG100 is ...

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Inaugural West Covina Food and Wine Festival to Support College of Agriculture Scholarships

June 17, 2015

Alumni and friends of the College of Agriculture are invited to the inaugural West Covina Food & Wine Festival, w...

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College of Agriculture Graduate Raises His Diploma

College of Agriculture Celebrates Commencement

June 15, 2015

Nearly 450 students graduated from the College of Agriculture on Saturday night in a festive celebration. In caps and...

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Mary Romo

Romo to Help College Find Event Sponsorships

June 11, 2015

The College of Agriculture has hired Mary Romo as a part-time employee to help secure sponsors for fundraising and ou...

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"Focus on the Future" Gives Students Skills and Confidence for Job Market

May 22, 2015

When he was young, Lucio Zepeda thought he would follow in his grandfather’s footsteps and become a veterin...

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Get a Free iPad, Travel the Country and Learn Marketing Research

May 13, 2015

How would you like to take a class where you get a free iPad and textbooks? Or that allows you to travel to other par...

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Sonia Rios

Ag Alumna Follows in Father's Footsteps

May 07, 2015

When Sonia Rios was a child, she spent a lot of time on a citrus grove managed by her father. The memory is a fond on...

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Alumni Named to the Green Industry Hall of Fame

April 29, 2015

Four College of Agriculture alumni were named to the Green Industry Hall of Fame. The inductees are: Don Brinkerhoff ...

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Teresa Becker

Becker Named 2015 Alumna of the Year

April 28, 2015

Teresa Becker discovered the value of a learn-by-doing education when she was just 8. She and her father bought a se...

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2015 Ag Career Day Deemed Success

April 21, 2015

Hundreds of students flocked to Ag Career Day at Cal Poly Pomona to prepare for their futures while employers came lo...

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College Names Advisor, Teacher, Student and Staff of the Year

April 13, 2015

The College of Agriculture has selected its advisor, teacher, student and staff employee of the year. The 2014-15 Mac...

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Alumni Professor for a Day

February 27, 2015

We’re looking for alumni who are interested in coming back to campus to participate as a Professor for a Da...

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Hostetler Honored

February 27, 2015

The university honored Plant Science Professor Dan Hostetler at the annual Provost’s Awards for Excellence ...

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Ag Career Day

February 26, 2015

We are bringing back Ag Career Day to the college. This year’s event is scheduled for April 14, 10 a.m. to ...

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Student Trip to the 2015 Ag Expo

February 11, 2015

Students from the College of Agriculture will take a Feb. 11 trip to the 2015 World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif. They wi...

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AGRIscapes Gets New Employee to Handle Community Outreach

January 01, 2015

The College of Agriculture has hired a new employee to develop community outreach efforts and increase public awarene...

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Livestock Show Team Wins Top Award at State Fair

January 01, 2015

The Cal Poly Pomona Livestock Show Team took home the Premier Exhibitor Award last summer at the California State Fai...

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Emily Creegan

Grad Student Travels to Haiti to Learn About "Humanure"

January 01, 2015

Agricultural sciences graduate student Emily Creegan spent five days in Haiti last October learning about eco-sanitat...

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Kenneth H. McKeever

Animal Science Alum Named to Scientific Advisory Board

January 01, 2015

A CPP alumnus was named to the Association of Racing Commissioners International’s scientific advisory boar...

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Students Pass DPD Exam with Flying Colors

January 01, 2015

All of the Cal Poly Pomona students who took the Didactic Program in Dietetics exam in the first half of 2014 passed ...

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Focus on the Future

January 01, 2015

Seven undergraduates successfully completed a USDA-funded program designed to give leadership skills to Hispanic stud...

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College of Agriculture: Growing the Future

College Gets New Tagline

January 01, 2015

Thanks to Nancy Merlino and her classes’ efforts, we have a new tagline for the college. It is—&a...

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Farm Squad

Farm Squad

January 01, 2015

A new program is bringing hundreds of elementary school students to campus to teach them about the importance of agri...

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Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Conference

January 01, 2015

Plant Science Associate Professor Eileen Cullen attended the fourth annual Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Conference ...

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Internship Opportunities

January 01, 2015

Our students are regularly checking our internship webpage for opportunities. If you know of any, please contact Dani...

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Spring Harvest Farm to Table Dinner

January 01, 2015

Dean Mary Holz-Clause and the College of Agriculture community are holding a Saturday, March 21, celebration of South...

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Discarded Produce

Discarded Produce Helps Save Money, Puts Livestock in Hog Heaven

December 08, 2014

The hogs could hear and see the white pickup truck driving slowly down the dirt lane toward their pen. They clustered...

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U.S. Ag Secretary Visits Cal Poly Pomona

October 13, 2014

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack toured the AGRIscapes facility in October, visiting the Farm Store and receivi...

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