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College Announces Annual Awards Recipients

May 09, 2022

The Huntley College of Agriculture announces the recipients of its annual awards for teaching, advising, academic excellence, and student leadership.

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Donors Rally for College on Giving Day

May 06, 2022

Donors rallied to support the Huntley College of Agriculture on Cal Poly Pomona Giving Day.

A female student holds up a couple of baby goats in a meadow, while mama goat looks on.

AMM Student Wins Scholarship

May 05, 2022

An apparel merchandising and management student was selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from the California Fashion Foundation.

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Student Club Hosts First Intercollegiate Baking Contest

May 04, 2022

Students from three Southern California universities participated in the first regional baking competition hosted by a Cal Poly Pomona student club.

A close up of the winning entry, Chocolate Berry Cake

Two Professors Chosen for National Leadership Program

May 04, 2022

Professor Muditha Senanayake, chair of the Department of Apparel Merchandising and Management, and Associate Professor Joanne Sohn from the Department of Animal and Veterinary Science were chosen for...

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Food Service Supply Chain Consultant Named Alumna of Year

May 03, 2022

A food service supply chain consultant was honored as the Huntley College of Agriculture’s 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient.

Interim Dean Martin Sancho-Madriz poses with Distinguished Alumna Janet Erickson

FST Students Take 2nd in College Bowl

May 02, 2022

A team of Cal Poly Pomona students took second place in a regional collegiate food science competition.

The College Bowl team poses on stairs outside Cal State Long Beach's pyramid.

College to Have Expanded Role in LA County Fair

April 13, 2022

The Huntley College of Agriculture will have an expanded role when the LA County Fair returns in May after a two-year hiatus.

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Families Hunt for Eggs, Spring Fun at AGRIscapes

April 13, 2022

Hunting for eggs. Petting farm animals. Riding the Cow Train. Fifteen hundred people enjoyed a warm spring day on April 9 at the Egg Hunt and Spring Fun on the Farm Festival at AGRIscapes.

A child smiles as she rides in one of the Cow Train cars

Prospective Students Visit College Open House

April 12, 2022

About 400 prospective students came to campus on April 9 for the Huntley College of Agriculture’s Open House.

A prospective student gets directions in Building 45 during the college open house.

AMM Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

April 12, 2022

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of the Department of Apparel Merchandising and Management (AMM) gathered April 9 to celebrate the program’s 25th anniversary.

Professor Emerita Betty Tracy, one of AMM's founders, speaks at the event

FST Students Shine in Competitions

April 08, 2022

Cal Poly Pomona food science and technology students are continuing to shine in national collegiate product development competitions. Jacqueline Thach took second place in the Research Chefs Associati...

The vegan pistachio French macaron created by Jaqueline Thach

CPP Students Excel at National Landscaping Competition

April 07, 2022

Several Cal Poly Pomona students recorded top 10 finishes in individual events at a recent national landscaping competition. A team of nine students participated in the 46th National Collegiate Lands...

Cal Poly Pomona students posing at the competition on the North Carolina State campus

Support the Huntley College, Arabian Horse Center on CPP Giving Day

April 06, 2022

Giving Day is Cal Poly Pomona’s largest external fundraising effort of the year. The 36-hour campaign is organized by the university’s Annual Fund and is held completely online: via email, text, and s...

Students Lead National Nutrition Month Celebrations

March 29, 2022

A resource fair with tips on eating healthier. Lectures on the benefits of a plant-based diet. An official proclamation from the Pomona City Council. March was National Nutrition Month, and the Depa...

Students at a booth learn how much sugar is in beverages.

AMM Department to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

March 22, 2022

From humble beginnings to a nationally recognized program, the Department of Apparel Merchandising & Management has come a long way in 25 years. The department will celebrate its quarter-century anni...

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CPP Student to Head National Pre-Vet Organization

March 18, 2022

Christine Berry, a third-year animal science student from Redlands, was elected president of the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association (APVMA). The APVMA is a national organization of pre-vete...

Christine Berry

Huntley Students Share Academic Endeavors

March 10, 2022

Students from the Huntley College of Agriculture showed off their academic endeavors at the campus-wide Student Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities Conference on March 4-5.

A student presenter shows his poster to a visitor and talks with him.

FST Students Take 2nd in National Baking Competition

March 09, 2022

A team of Cal Poly Pomona food science and technology students took second place at the annual American Society of Baking (ASB) product development competition.

The three Cal Poly Pomona students posing with the check for their winnings.

Get Your Plants at the Farm Store Nursery!

March 08, 2022

Spring is coming and so are plant sales at the Cal Poly Pomona Farm Store Nursery!

Tomato plants growing in a greenhouse

ABM Students Take 7th in Case-Study Competition

March 07, 2022

A team of Cal Poly Pomona agribusiness and food industry management students finished seventh in a National Grocers Association (NGA) student case study competition.

The four Cal Poly Pomona students pose at the NGA Show

Egg Hunt, Spring Fun on the Farm Festival Return on April 9

March 07, 2022

The Egg Hunt and Spring Fun on the Farm Festival return Saturday, April 9, to AGRIscapes on the Cal Poly Pomona campus. It’s the first time that the event has been held since 2019 because of the COVID...

A real rabbit sits among colored plastic eggs at Cal Poly Pomona.

Alumni, University Leaders Meet to Organize Huntley College Alumni Chapter

March 04, 2022

Alumni from several different graduating classes and majors gathered last month to discuss the next steps toward creating a Huntley College of Agriculture alumni chapter. The alumni met with college l...

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Grad Student Part of Winning Lab-Meat Team

March 01, 2022

A Huntley College of Agriculture graduate student helped develop a sustainable process for producing lab-grown meat and earned the top prize in an innovative high-stakes competition. Lillian Wang comp...

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College Returns to World Ag Expo

March 01, 2022

The Huntley College of Agriculture returned in person to the World Ag Expo after a two-year absence. Interim Dean Martin Sancho-Madriz, the Ag Ambassadors, and Student Success Services & Recruitment...

A child sticks his face through a hole in a Cal Poly Pomona "sandwich sign" type photo cutout

Student-Grown, Organic Produce Now on Sale at Farm Store

February 24, 2022

The first vegetables that were grown organically at Cal Poly Pomona’s Spadra Farm -- romaine lettuce and kale -- are now on sale at the Farm Store.

A student worker carries a box of produce harvested from Spadra Farm

NFS Professor Receives Federal Grant for Antibiotic Resistance Research

February 01, 2022

A Cal Poly Pomona nutrition and food science professor will receive $200,000 in federal grant funding to research antibiotic-resistant bacteria in fresh produce.

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Agribusiness Students Win Scholarships at Competition

December 10, 2021

Eight Cal Poly Pomona agribusiness students won a total of $3,000 during a recent intercollegiate landscape project proposal competition. The students were all from the same class – ABM 2010, Agribus...

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Food Science Students Present Creations at Showcase

December 08, 2021

A high-protein breakfast snack for kids that looks like a mini-quiche. A vegan brownie for health-conscious consumers. Whole-grain cookie sticks that are a good source of iron and have no added sugar....

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Current and Former Students Featured in Bronco Magazine

December 02, 2021

Three of our very own are featured in the latest edition of the Cal Poly Pomona Bronco Digital Magazine

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Alumni Association Starts Huntley College Chapter

November 15, 2021

The Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association is excited to announce the formation of The Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture Alumni Chapter. Chapter membership is a great way to network with alumni with...

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Expert: Shifting to Plant-Based Diets Essential to Reduce Climate Change

November 15, 2021

If the world is to reduce climate change, it must shift toward plant-based diets, an expert told a Cal Poly Pomona audience. Brent Kim of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future spoke Nov. 4...

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Pumpkin Fest Returns in Spectacular Fashion

November 09, 2021

The Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Fest made a spectacular return in October after a one-year absence. More than 75,000 people attended the event, which was significantly revamped to accommodate COVID-19 he...

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Grant Helps AVS Revamp Lab

September 27, 2021

The Animal and Veterinary Science (AVS) Lab in the Huntley College of Agriculture got some much-needed improvements in time for the Fall 2021 semester, thanks to university grants. The AVS lab (Build...