Food, fellowship and football – Nutrien Ag Day BBQ set for Sept. 24

Colorado State University’s annual Ag Day tradition returns to campus on Saturday, Sept. 24, for the university’s 41st celebration of agriculture and athletics. Prior to kickoff of the Ram football team’s matchup against Sacramento State, the College of Agricultural Sciences will host the Nutrien Ag Day BBQ in collaboration with Colorado agricultural growers, producers and partners.  

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EPA Deputy Administrator visits CSU to learn about climate-smart agriculture research

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe and other EPA staffers visited the Agricultural Research and Development Center to learn more about CSU’s commitment to advancing the science of sustainable agricultural systems and accelerating agriculture’s climate resiliency.

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Alumnus aims to create a more diverse future for agriculture in honor of late professor, mentor

To honor Bernie Rollin’s life and legacy, Steve Hillard ’70 recently contributed $750,000 to the College of Agricultural Sciences to support strategic initiatives and catalyze the college’s commitment to creating a more diverse and inclusive future for agriculture.

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Jasmine Godinez, first Equine Sciences intern at CSU Spur, reflects impact of new campus

Over the spring semester, Godinez participated in an internship focusing on being an equine-assisted services provider at the Temple Grandin Equine Center’s Denver location on the CSU Spur campus. During this internship, she learned the difference between many types of EAS and the standards necessary for providing the various services. 

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New Agribusiness and Food Innovation Management program hires industry liaison

Laston Charriez, an educator, marketing executive and food industry veteran, has joined Colorado State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences as an assistant professor of practice and industry liaison for the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics’ new Agribusiness and Food Innovation master’s degree program.

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Ornamental horticulturalist and extension specialist tapped as next Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture head

Mengmeng Gu brings experience in both horticulture and landscape design to her new role as department head for the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, with a focus on sustainability and a career-long commitment to teaching, research and outreach.

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Research begins at new Fort Collins Temple Grandin Equine Center facility

The state-of-the-art facility, named for Department of Animal Sciences faculty member and autism advocate Temple Grandin, was created to be a place of healing, treatment, education and research for clients from diverse backgrounds. The center is the new home of one of the leading equine-assisted services education and research programs in the world.

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Temple Grandin to speak as part of Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Virtual Author’s Corner series

Colorado State University Professor of Animal Sciences Temple Grandin will speak on Tuesday, Feb. 16, as part of the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Virtual Author’s Corner Series. The theme of the event is “From the Heart and Mind.”

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