Every Thursday, you can be sure to hear the sounds of students gathering and burgers frying on the grill behind the BRAE building. That is the sound of the longstanding BRAE BBQ, which serves hot burgers and chili to students, faculty and alumni weekly and has been doing so for over 50 years. At the […]
BRAE students help with annual ‘Great Pumpkin Contest’
The Annual Great Pumpkin Contest has been around for almost two decades. Students from the Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering Department, or BRAE, had all hands on deck ready to help out with the event that occurred in mid-October. The event is hosted by Farm Supply Company — a company that serves farm, home and ranch […]
Longstanding weekly campus barbecue will raise funds for California wildfire relief
Behind the BioResource and Agricultural Engineering (building 8) every Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon is a lively community gathering, country music and, most importantly, burgers. The Agricultural Engineering Society has hosted a weekly barbecue for at least the last 50 years, according to agricultural systems management junior Ethan Jones. “It’s a long-standing tradition, everyone […]
Rodeo team freshman loses thumb while tying horse, airlifted to hospital
The recovering freshman plans to compete in rodeo events again this fall and eventually compete in nationals.
BRAE seeks new department head
The previous head, Arthur MacCarley, reportedly asked to step down.
30-Minute Update: Cal Poly named ‘Best in the West,’ pier opens its gates to the public
Mustang News anchors Mallory St. George and Shannon Durkee update you on Mustang News’ biggest stories this week.
Alumna nominated for Young Engineer of the Year
Valerie Huff is nominated for the work she has been doing with local San Luis Obispo agencies, including the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board.
Forbes calls BRAE major one of most important
Bioresource and agricultural engineering (BRAE) may not be a rockstar discipline, but it is just as important as other engineering majors, according to a recent Forbes Magazine article. In general, agricultural engineering majors have been looked down upon because the subject does not have the glitz and glamour of other majors, Forbes staff writer Alexander […]
Break it down: Cal Poly tractor building team looks for success
Dillon Payne Special to Mustang Daily First they build it. Then they try to break it — again and again. Cal Poly’s PolyBuilt Quarter Scale Tractor Design Team builds a tractor for the annual American Society of Biological Engineers’ International Quarter Scale Competition each academic year. And they constantly face the same problem. Almost every […]