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A Rodeo Legend's Legacy

Cotton Rosser is credited with helping to establish the annual Poly Royal Rodeo event at Cal Poly. The $5 million Cotton Rosser Rodeo Endowment honors his distinguished dedication to the sport while supporting the future of the Cal Poly Rodeo program.

CAFES Learn by Doing Endowment

Funding for the Future of Learning: In 2009, 11 innovative industry leaders and philanthropists came together to form the Learn by Doing Endowment to support the college’s renowned tradition of excellence.

The Future of Organic Agriculture

Grimmway Farms Donates $5 Million to Cal Poly College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences to Establish the Center for Organic Production and Research.

A Thirst For Good

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering (BRAE) students re-fabricate a water drill that will be used in developing nations.

Learn by Doing Takes Root in the Oceano Dunes

The Horticulture and Crop Science Department was awarded a four-year, $820,000 grant in December 2019 to help restore native plant habitat at Oceano Dunes.

Stu and Jan Bartleson's Lasting Legacy

Stu and Jan Bartleson donated their 450-acre avocado and lemon ranch in southern San Luis Obispo County to Cal Poly’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences that summer, providing a legacy of Learn by Doing for generations of students.