Cal Poly’s Theory and Practice of Rodeo class (AG 243) does not meet in the classroom — not even once. The students gather at the rodeo grounds and spend each class working with Ben Londo, the coach of Cal Poly’s rodeo team.
Annual poinsettia sale kicks off this weekend
This annual event is expected to have more than 4,000 plants for sale.
Student-run Cal Poly Organic Farm sells produce locally
The Cal Poly Organic Farm embodies Learn by Doing to a T — meaning students plan work days, till the soil, plant the seeds, harvest the crops, price the food and sell produce to San Luis Obispo residents. The sales are made through the Farmer’s Market, Vons, Big Sky Cafe and boxes on Dexter Lawn. […]
Cal Poly Soil Science Team takes first place in regionals for the second time in 2018
Cal Poly remains undefeated soil science champions, taking first place at a regional competition in early November.
Animal Science Department responds as protestors are present during WOW
The Animal Science Department used the recent Direct Action Everywhere protest against the Cal Poly Meat Processing Center as a teaching moment for incoming agriculture students.
Racist propaganda and vandalism found on campus
Racist flyers and graffiti was found throughout Agricultural Sciences (building 11).
New animals spring to life in the Cal Poly agricultural fields
The Cal Poly Equine Center’s 150-acre plot of land will be the new home to 14 new foals this spring.
Farm to front door: LocalsOwn offers Farmers’ Market delivery
LocalsOwn delivers a bag of locally-grown produce straight from the San Luis Obispo Farmers’ Market every Thursday.
San Luis Obispo’s first-ever VegFest to take place Saturday
The free event will feature more than 20 vendors with vegan food, merchandise and educational outreach.
Baby cow man with a plan
Dairy science senior Will Greenwood is part of a group of seven students who take care of Cal Poly’s calves
Zero Waste Leaders promote producing less waste on campus
Zero Waste Leaders will attend future events and tailgates to encourage students to be zero-waste.