Legacy Stories

Fariba Zand and Hunter von Leer relax on the porch of their farm.

Sharing the gift of knowledge

Wednesday, July 5th, 2023

It’s 1986, and the scene opens with J.R. Ewing, the charming but scheming oil tycoon of the television saga “Dallas,” played by Larry Hagman, being chauffeured by jeep through pasture and forest.

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tomatoes on vine

Growing future scholars through Red Gold Executive’s memorial

Wednesday, January 18th, 2023

When Steve Smith (BS ’75, agricultural sciences), senior director of agriculture for Red Gold, passed away in 2021, tributes quickly poured in. People who worked with Smith viewed his many contributions to state and federal agricultural policies, as well as to a variety of agricultural coalitions and businesses, as both innovative and visionary.

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two students at table

Partnering to Nurture Diverse Ag Leaders

Tuesday, June 14th, 2022

All the work in the College of Agriculture’s Office of Multicultural Programs (OMP) connects to a mission staff are passionate about: creating a sense of belonging.

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5 friends

Harvest yields a distinctive gift

Monday, November 15th, 2021

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