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News / Press Releases - 2013-14


July 2014

New study calls San Joaquin Valley an economic success story (Jul 28)

No repeat for Fresno State chefs at Gilroy Garlic Bowl (July 25)

Earthworm technology for wastewater treatment at university dairy (July 23)

Plant science students earn top honors at UC Davis Weed Day (July 18)

Former ag professor honored by alumni (July 18)

Local entrepreneur gives $125,000 to mentorship program (July 17)

'Smarty Pints' team is new ice cream eating champion (July 14)

Last chance to enter Farm Festival ice cream eating contest! (July 11)



Farm Festival features ice cream contest, new kids zone (June 27)

Olam SVI supports research at Fresno State with $200,000 endowment (June 13)

Dr. Harry B. Moordigian, Jr. gives $200,000 to bolster ag research (June 13)

Jordan College breaks ground on interdisciplinary research center (June 13)

Earl and Beverly Knobloch gift to enhance robotic research (June 13)



Campus sweet corn available May 30, harvest underway (May 29)

Agricultural and History graduates awarded top university graduation honors (May 17)

Jordan College's Minh (James) Nguyen Le selected among Dean's Graduate Medalists (May 15)

Jordan College's German Marquez Alcala tabbed among Dean's Undergraduate Medalists (May 13) 

Commission on Future of Agriculture releases report, recommendations (May 9)

BlueTechValley Water Conference focuses on California drought (May 5)

Winery earns gold medal for 2007 Saviez Syrah (May 2)

Water-wise events May 2-3 provide alternative solutions during drought (May 1)



‘Run, walk, stroll’ in Fresno State vineyards for Petrucci 5K (April 18)

Vino Italiano! kicks off Vintage Days with Picaresque blend (April 17)

Tulare student elected FFA state president (April 15)

University announces aggressive Water Conservation Plan (April 11)

President Castro to host May 9 public forum featuring agriculture commission report (April 2)



Five Valley ag women to receive Common Threads award (Mar 25)

Cesar Chavez celebration March 26; film opens nationwide this week 
(Mar 26)

Students to celebrate National Ag Week on campus (Mar 21)

Agricultural students claim back-to-back state championships at discussion meet (Mar 6)

Fresno State explores new opportunities in agriculture (Mar 5)

Dean of agriculture educates representatives on water crisis (Mar 4)



First Jensen Pistachio professor joins plant science faculty (Feb 11)

Immigration expert to discuss impact on economy and reform Feb. 13 (Feb 7)

President Castro to join Ag Ambassadors at World Ag Expo 2014 (Feb 7)

Drought hurts business confidence as Valley economic index declines (Feb 4)


January 2014

Matching challenge to support Petrucci Library to be announced at wine symposium (Jan 28)

Fresno-based OnFarm is finalist for IBM’s Global Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Jan 23)


December 2013

Students seek public votes for best Ag Expo video (Dec 23)

Helping Hams campaign exceeds goal for families in need (Dec 19)

Students recover food to feed campus neighbors (Dec 18)

Fresno State earns state titles at Farm Bureau collegiate competition (Dec 13)

2012 Pinot Noir headlines Fresno State Winery’s holiday releases (Dec 12)

New wind tunnel will allow breakthrough research (Dec 12)

CIT director Zoldoske named national irrigation ‘Person of the Year’ (Dec 5)



Drought preparedness workshop to help plan for limited water supply (Nov 25)

'Helping Hams' campaign kicks off for families in need (Nov 25)

Home Game Weekend Special at Gibson Farm Market for tailgaters (Nov 22)

Ag Secretary Vilsack talks farm bill, new university ag commission (Nov 19)

Winery celebrates French wine tradition Le Vin Nouveau (Nov 15)

Chancellor White will pardon turkey during visit (Nov 13)



Animal Sciences Professor Michelle Ganci wins highest award by poultry association (Oct 3)

Ag One Community Salute honors Fresno Co. Supervisor Phil Larson(Oct 9)



Valley Farm exhibit opens at Fresno Chaffee Zoo (Sep 27)

Portuguese cork industry is Vit/Enol Seminar series topic (Sep 24)

Fresno State receives four new patents for drought-tolerant plants (Sep 4)


May 2013

Jordan College's Joy Hollingsworth selected as one of nine graduate medalists (May 3)  

 Jordan College's Lindsey Lewis selected among Undergraduate Deans Medalists (May 2)