By Lauren Haas The New York Times recently asked Google to find out how each state celebrates Thanksgiving – or rather, what food we like to overfill our bellies with. Google found the most popular, distinct recipes searched during the Thanksgiving season, and the one that stood out for California may surprise you: persimmon … More Thanksgiving Dinner: California Edition
Have you heard the latest agricultural buzzword? Agroecology, an approach to agricultural production with a planet and people-conscious mindset, is a term working to promote a fair and sustainable food system. Check out this article from the Institute of Agriculture and Trade Policy to see what agroecology is all about.
Every year more than one hundred students plan and organize Cal Poly’s annual Western Bonanza Junior Livestock Show. This year the show is set for February 12-14, at the Paso Robles Event Center. During October, the 2016 Western Bonanza managers, along with their advisor, had the unique opportunity to attend the American Royal Livestock Show in Kansas … More Western Bonanza managers attend American Royal
Last week, California Secretary of Agriculture Karen Ross visited campus for the third time this year to speak with students and faculty about the state of California agriculture. Throughout the one-hour forum, Secretary Ross addressed the audience on issues facing California, and allowed students to spend the bulk of the discussion asking questions. Here are … More California Secretary of Agriculture Karen Ross returns to Cal Poly