December 21, 2011

CSU Fresno receives $7000 USPOULTRY Foundation grant

California State University, Fresno, recently received a $7,000 student recruiting grant from the USPOULTRY Foundation. The check was presented by Richie King, Vice President of Chicken Plant Operations, Foster Farms, and USPOULTRY board member, to Dr. Michelle Ganci, Lecturer, Poultry Instructor and Internship Coordinator, Animal Sciences and Agricultural Education Department, California State University, Fresno.

"The funding provided by USPOULTRY will help support a number of educational programs at Fresno State," said Dr. Charles Boyer, Dean, Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, California State University, Fresno. "The support provides partial funding for supplies and educational materials for the FFA State judging contest including bird cages and egg candlers, as well as lab coats for the poultry inspections we do. In addition, research supplies for a few student projects will be provided by the gift."


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