Fresno State to build agriculture research center

FRESNO
June 11, 2014 10:40am
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•  Breaks ground on Friday

•  Will cost $24 Million


Fresno State University officials and donors break ground Friday on a 30,000-square-foot interdisciplinary research building where the university’s brightest minds will collaborate to solve the most pressing agricultural issues facing the region and the world.

The $24 million Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology facility is made possible by a $29.4 million gift from the Jordan family in 2009.

It is scheduled for completion in fall 2015.

The research conducted in the facility is expected to involve faculty and students from the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology working alongside colleagues from the Lyles College of Engineering and the College of Science and Mathematics.

During Friday’s event, Fresno State officials are expected to announce three major gifts related to the project.


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Frank Gayaldo 6/11/14 6:39 PM (gayaldofarms@aol.com)
Fresno State, and the City of Fresno itself must be commended for constantly being on the cutting edge of technology and agriculture. Go Fresno!














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