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The Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology



Fall/Winter 2018-19

Spring/Summer 2019

Video Features

Ag Business graduate Jestena Mattson - Olympic heptathlon hopeful / Student Spotlight (August 2019)

Campus Youth Ag Camp - KSEE24 Education Matters (August 2019)

Food Science & Culinology Club Spotlight - visit with IFT VP Thomas Foley (August 2019)

Insight Garden Therapy Program - Avenal State Prison / Campus Horticulture Nursery Unit (July 2019) 

Equine Unit - Facility Spotlight (June 2019)

Tim Truax Student Spotlight - Sheep Unit / Animal Sciences & Agricultural Education (June 2019) 

Fresno State Sweet Corn - Student Spotlight (June 2019)

Anthony Mele Student Spotlight - Jordan College Dean's Graduate Medalist (May 2019)

Cirenio Hisasaga Spotlight - Jordan College Dean's Undergraduate Medalist (May 2019)

Justin Davis (Campus Beef Unit) - Student Spotlight (May 2019)

Salumi 101 Meat Science / Artisan Cured Meat Workshop (April 2019)

Wine Sensory Testing Research (April 2019) 

Beekeeping Class Spotlight (March 2019)

Jordan Agricultural Research Center - Facility Spotlight (March 2019)

University Agricultural Laboratory - Facility Spotlight (February 2019)

Jordan College Overview (January 2019)

Multicultural Ambassadors Feature (December 2018)

Agribusiness Management Conference Feature (December 2018)

Fresno State Winery Feature (November 2018)

Tram Le (Food Science & Nutrition student) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Regina Perez (Child and Family Science student) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Amanda Skidmore (Agricultural Business student) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Georgina Reyes Solorio (Plant Science student) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Jackie Taylor (Animal Science student) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Noe Toribo (Industrial Technology student) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Adrian Garcia (Enology student) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Ryan Jacobsen (Alumni) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Omar Carrillo (Alumni) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Pat Ricchiuti (Alumni) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Lorna Roush (Alumni) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Yury Lopez (Alumni) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Don Katayama (Alumni) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Colby Juarez (Alumni) - Day of Giving Feature (November 2018)

Jim Marderosian - Top Dog Award Recipient Feature (October 2018)

ESPNU Football Broadcast - Campus Dairy/Rodeo/Winery Feature (October 2018)

Grape Day Seminars Recap (August 2018)

My Degree Plan Instructional Video - Jordan College Advising Center (August 2018)

Hannahs Love Pigs: Swine Unit Workers Student Feature (July 2018) 


News / Press Releases

July 2019

Campus nursery to host annual iris sale (July 12)

Retiring Dean Witte elevated Jordan College / Nef named new Dean (July 2)

Gibson Farm Market open special hours for July 4 (July 2)


Campbell wins national all-around rodeo title (June 25)

Award-winning wines featured at 'Friday Night Flights' summer tastings (June 18)

Bulldoggers men’s team headed to college national rodeo finale seeded third (June 6)


Fresno State sweet corn to go on sale June 7 (May 31)

Plant science graduate Mele awarded University's highest commencement honor (May 18)

Retiree Lofgren to receive child & family science degree (May 17)

Pulido to receive diploma with her son at graduation (May 16)

Mele honored among campus Dean's graduate medalists (May 8)

Hisasaga to represent Jordan College as undergraduate graduation medalist (May 7)

Gibson Farm Market features wine tastings of new wines (May 1)


Campus water reading initiative author to speak at Fresno State (April 30)

Livestock, dairy and farm camps among youth opportunities offered this summer on campus (April 26) 

Fresno State hosts dedication of Mancebo dairy facility (April 25)

Gibson Farm Market to host California Raisin Day Celebration (April 24)

New wines to be showcased at vintage release party (April 23)

University flags at half-staff April 12 in honor of Beverly Gibson Knobloch (April 12)

Portuguese Beyond Borders Institute to host talk on the Carnation Revolution (April 12)

Fresno State to host 71st annual FFA Field Day event (April 11)


Pre-Veterinary Club hosts vaccination and microchip clinic for dogs (March 20)

Portuguese language high school students to visit Fresno State (March 8)

Panel to focus on Portuguese-American legacy of agriculture in the Valley (March 5)

Gibson Farm Market to host biggest campus plant sale of year (March 5)

Bulldoggers open spring season with home rodeo (March 4)


Students to host free grocery tours to improve fruit and vegetable awareness (Feb. 28)

Faculty & students study sensory responses to wine aroma (Feb. 26)

New grants boost flow of water research at Fresno State (Feb. 15)

Campus wine club pick-up invites new members (Feb. 12)

Fresno State showcases programs at world's largest agricultural exposition (Feb. 11)

Student-made products featured at Wine and Chocolate Lover's Weekend (Feb. 6) 


Azores president headlines inaugural lecture for Portuguese institute (Jan. 31)

Harvesting the Leaders of Tomorrow Career Fair Jan. 30 (Jan. 28)

Borges named director of Portuguese Beyond Borders Institute (Jan. 23)

Plant science faculty and researcher Bhangoo remembered (Jan. 21)

Alumna wins American Farm Bureau discussion title (Jan. 16)

Dairy calf health workshop features professionals from across nation (Jan. 15)

Water stake holders to convene at water exchange market symposium (Jan. 15)

December 2018

Farm Credit grant funds multicultural ambassadors high school mentorship program (Dec. 19) 

Helping Hams drive provides 250 hams to local charities (Dec. 13)

Students receive irrigation association awards (Dec. 11) 


Gibson Farm Market features special gift ideas at Holiday Open House (Nov. 28) 

Pre-Vet Club hosts dog pictures with Santa Claus (Nov. 28)

Transformative two-year grant to promote Portuguese legacy in Valley (Nov. 15)

Annual Helping Hams drive launches to feed hungry during holidays (Nov. 14)

Irrigation equipment demonstration showcases new innovations (Nov. 13)

Plant Science Club wins fifth university agronomy national title (Nov. 9)

Agribusiness Management Conference gives insight into federal farm bill (Nov. 5)


Agribusiness Management Conference gives insight into federal farm bill (Oct. 29)

Gibson Farm Market Fall Festival features pumpkin patch, free food samples (Oct. 17)

Hispanic Heritage Month Student Feature: Ignacio Mendoza (Oct. 15)

Benes named Boswell chair in plant science department (Oct. 5)

Experts address water safety issues at Arsenic Symposium (Oct. 2)


Bulldoggers rodeo club introduces Uhuru Adem as new coach (Sept. 27)

Horticulture unit to host fall plant sale Sept. 22 (Sept. 18)

Free pistachio harvest calculator gives area growers new forecast tool (Sept. 10)


Horticulture unit to host community-sponsored iris sale (Aug. 2)

Campus Pointe farm stand moved to Wednesday evenings (Aug. 1)


News Stories


Kids Ag Camp - (KSEE24 Education Matters, July 22)

Increase in area urban cricket population - featuring plant science faculty Dr. Jacob Wenger (Story/Video, KSEE24/CBS47-TV, July 15)

Youth Ag Camp Feature (ABC30-TV, July 15)

Sandra Witte, Dean of Fresno State’s Jordan College, retires (GV Wire, Jul. 2)

Fresno State’s sweet corn is the cream of the crop (AGDAILY,Jun. 27)

Fresno state Bulldoggers bring home title at national finals (Clovis Roundup, Jun.25)

Fresno State winery award-winning wines featured at ‘Friday Night Flights’ tastings (Your Central Valley, Jun. 18)

Miss Fresno County: Marion Carpenter (Your Central Valley, Jun. 17)

Fresno State corn goes on sale today! (ABC 30, Jun. 7)

New ASI president Omar Hernandez will bring a new perspective to Fresno State (The Collegian, May 7)

Education Matters: Dairy producing (Your Central Valley, May 13)

Fresno  State renames dairy unit after couple’s donation helps education expand (ABC 30, Apr. 25)

Study: Remote Sensing of Weeds on Vineyards Has Merit (California AG Today, Apr. 1)

Fresno State celebrates National Ag Day (The Collegian, Mar. 19)

Fresno State offering discounted pet vaccinations, microchips during weekend clinic (ABC 30, Mar. 19)

Welcome to Fresno State's School of Wine (ABC-Localish, S1 E85, March 13, 2019)

Wine make you emotional? Apply for this Fresno State study (The Business Journal, Feb. 27)

Fresno State Winery introduces four new selections (ABC 30, Feb. 15) 

Students learn about careers in ag (Morning Ag Clips, Jan. 2)

Education Matters: Fresno State students getting hands-on experience making wine (Your Central Valley, Jan. 28)