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North Carolina Chapter Hosts Ag Awareness Week!

North Carolina Chapter Hosts Ag Awareness Week!

The North Carolina Chapter of Alpha Zeta hosted Ag Awareness Week in the heart of NC State's campus to promote agriculture and education about the industry to the public. 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018/Author: Ashlyn Britt/Number of views (266)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cal Epsilon Alumni Highlight - Meet Raymond Maestas

Cal Epsilon Alumni Highlight - Meet Raymond Maestas

What I learned from Alpha Zeta was how to interact with colleagues from many different backgrounds. Although I re-entered college as an older student, learning to speak with others as an agricultural professional is an important skill that will serve you well in many different jobs in this industry."

We had a chance to chat with Cal Epsilon alumnus, Raymond Maestas! Raymond graduated from Fresno State with a Bachelor's Degree in Plant Science in 2007. Since then, Raymond recently celebrated his first anniversary at Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. - Dinuba Innovation and Learning Center as a Station Manager! Read how Alpha Zeta helped him get where he is today: 

Monday, April 2, 2018/Author: Alexis Ford/Number of views (731)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Virginia Chapter Celebrates National Agriculture Week

Virginia Chapter Celebrates National Agriculture Week

Members of the Virginia Chapter of Alpha Zeta celebrated National Agriculture Week with an agriculture pageant, fundraising, and outreach!

Thursday, March 29, 2018/Author: Hannah Haines/Number of views (221)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cal Epsilon Alumni Highlight - Meet Walter Bentley

Cal Epsilon Alumni Highlight - Meet Walter Bentley

"Don't be discouraged by thinking there is too much to learn. It does take time but time goes by quickly. Be curious about things in your discipline that you don't yet know well."

We had the opportunity to speak with Cal Epsilon Alumnus and U.S. Army Veteran, Walter Bentley, who graduated from Fresno State in 1969 with a Bachelors in Plant Science and a minor in Biology. Since then, Bentley has made an impact in the field of Entomology and agriculture through the UC Cooperative Extension and more, including volunteering in the Philippines, Kosovo, and Guatemala. Click to read more: 

Monday, March 26, 2018/Author: Alexis Ford/Number of views (631)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Saturday, March 24, 2018/Author: Yesenia Velez Negron/Number of views (327)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
North Carolina Chapter Farm Tour Field Day!

North Carolina Chapter Farm Tour Field Day!

We traveled to several North Carolina agricultural operations to meet the farmers and see their farms. Brothers were able to fellowship with brothers as well as members of the Animal Science Club.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018/Author: Ashlyn Britt/Number of views (198)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cal Epsilon Alumni Highlight - Meet Morgan Briner!

Cal Epsilon Alumni Highlight - Meet Morgan Briner!

"Alpha Zeta has helped me with my public speaking as well as my professionalism as a whole. It offered me interview practices, resume building, and networking."

Morgan Briner graduated from Fresno State in 2017 with a Bachelors in Agricultural Education, Teacher Preparation Option with an emphasis in Animal Science. Since then, Morgan has entered into the credential program. Click to read more:  

 

Monday, March 19, 2018/Author: Alexis Ford/Number of views (410)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cal Epsilon Volunteers at the Spring Veggie Plant Sale!

Cal Epsilon Volunteers at the Spring Veggie Plant Sale!

Hard Work Pays Off. About 5,000 Plants Were Sold, and Our Members and Alumni Were Proud to Help!

Saturday, March 17, 2018/Author: Alexis Ford/Number of views (423)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Alpha Zeta Chapter of P.R. goes to a Vermicompost Farm!

Alpha Zeta Chapter of P.R. goes to a Vermicompost Farm!

We had a great day with current members and candidates learning and sharing moments at “Organia Farm”.

Saturday, March 17, 2018/Author: Yesenia Velez Negron/Number of views (338)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Cal Epsilon Alumni Highlight - Meet Brittany Hitchcock!

Cal Epsilon Alumni Highlight - Meet Brittany Hitchcock!

We were able to chat with Cal Epsilon alumna, Brittany Hitchcock! Brittany graduated from Fresno State in 2015 with a bachelors degree in Agricultural Education (Teacher Preparation Option) - Animal Science Emphasis. She talked about how Alpha Zeta impacted her life, and she shared her advice to students approaching graduation. Click to read more: 

Sunday, March 11, 2018/Author: Alexis Ford/Number of views (703)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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