Spring-Summer 2021 Newsletter

Dean Dennis NefA MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN

Over the July 4th weekend, my wife, Susan, and I hosted our children, their spouses and our grandchildren for a family reunion. One day, we (all 28 of us) visited the University Agricultural Laboratory.  

Jonathan Moules, a student employee at the sheep unit, was shearing a sheep, and John Cordeiro provided information on wool, sheep, and the valuable products - such as lanolin - that come from sheep. The family was impressed.

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Amanda Skidmore

OPPORTUNITY

Skidmore tabbed undergraduate medalist 

Ag business graduate carries on family's Bulldog tradition. STORY

 

 

Tim Truax

COMMITMENT

Truax shepherds passion for education

Graduate medalist is also successful for livestock & discussion teams. STORY

 

 

Steven Were Omamo

VISION

Nobel Prize, noble work

Steven Were Omamo's global relief work has helped millions in need. STORY

 

 

Morgan Henson

DISCOVERY

'Ag in a Bag' targets youth

Ag education students create fun, 'farm to fork' lessons. STORY

 

 

Marcello Monticelli, Walter Bentley, John & Elizabeth Shields

IMPACT

Top Dog event honors legacies

Alumni & faculty recognized for their industry and community ties. STORY

 

  

Reed Neely

SUCCESS

Bulldoggers back in ring

Neely leads five qualifiers at college rodeo finale. STORY

 

 

campus farm update

CONNECTION

1,000-acre living lab provides endless opportunities

Students prepare for careers through campus farm roles. STORY

 

 

Ron Samuel & John & Carol Gorter

SUPPORT

Alumni proud to give back

New Heritage Society members are excited to help future students. STORY

 

 

Shabnam Pooya

PREPARATION

Human nutritional sciences degree added

Students will benefit from enhanced science and research focus. STORY

 

Kory Gilman

TECHNOLOGY

Gilman links soil mapping in orchard research

His GPS background equally benefits industry & students. STORY

 

 

Space fermentation project

EXPLORATION

Winemakers reach for the stars

Alumni are taking wine fermentation research into space. STORY

 

 

Honors Cohort 6

RESEARCH

Charting new horizons

College's sixth honors cohort shares research results. VIDEO 

 

 

Brenna Pratt

TRAINING

A full-bodied experience

Brenna Pratt has found a new passion at the campus winery. STORY

 

 

Nitricity / CIT tomato project

INNOVATION

Nitricity rethinks fertilizer production model 

Campus partner uses air and solar to create on-site soil supplement. VIDEO

 

 

Jim Razor & student Kelsey Waugaman

AG ONE

Learn how our Ag One Foundation and its new board of officers help to raise funds to benefit, promote and support the Jordan College and its programs through generous gifts like yours. READ NOW

 

EVENTS

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