MJC Agricultural & Environmental Sciences E-News
October 21, 2020
In this Edition:

  • Registration Dates Now Available

  • Harvest Party

  • Senior Day

  • YF Drive In Movie

  • YF Town Hall

  • Animal Science Club Meeting

  • Voss Berryhill Scholarship

  • And More!

  • October 19: Registration Dates Available

  • October 23: CAL Virtual Conference

  • October 23: Young Farmer Drive-In Movie

  • October 26: Voss Berryhill Scholarship Due

  • October 27: Young Farmer Town Hall

  • November 13: Harvest Party

Spring Registration Dates
Harvest Party
Support the MJC Ag program by purchasing a family style meal (serves 4) for the Drive Thru Harvest Party on Friday, November 13!

We wish we could see you all in person, but know that your support means so much for our students.

Click the button to purchase tickets or sponsor the event!
Senior Day
MJC’s Ag Senior Day is an opportunity for you to visit our programs and instructional units - virtually - and learn more about the hands-on opportunities available to incoming students within the School of Agriculture.
We are excited to announce that the Ag Senior Day will take place over three days. This allows participants to attend sessions that are most relevant to them. We will focus on our academic programs, instructional units, West Campus Internship, application, and orientation. CLICK HERE for the full schedule of events.

Questions? Contact Mr. Gravatt - gravattt@yosemite.edu
Young Farmers
Join the YF Officer Team Tuesday, October 27th at 7 pm for the Virtual Town Hall Meeting.

Zoom link to follow
Animal Science Meeting
Welcome Modesto Junior College Agriculture students! The Animal Science group would like to invite you all to our first ever zoom meeting! It will be held on Friday, October 30th at 11 am. All agriculture majors are welcome to attend. We will be discussing upcoming events, opportunities, apparel, and more. If you are interested in animal science, the events, or just want to get involved, we would love to have you join us on the 30th! If you have any questions in regard to the club or the meeting, please contact (209) 597-7199. We hope to see you there.


Zoom Meeting Information

Topic: Animal Science Club
Time: Oct 30, 2020 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting by clicking the ZOOM LINK HERE

Meeting ID: 778 4964 7944
Passcode: AnSci2020
Voss Berryhill Scholarship
Are you attending MJC and have at least 24 units? If so, apply for the MJC VOSS-BERRYHILL SOPHOMORE Scholarship! Application can be found HERE to download. Make sure you turn in prior the deadline... Monday, Oct. 26 @ 4 pm

MJC Virtual Guest Speakers
500 USDA NRCS Pathways Internships Announcements Opening Soon
These internships will lead to permanent careers with USDA, and are paid internships
This Save the Date notice is to advise students that the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will be posting over 500 Pathways internships very soon! Students must apply online via applications to www.usajobs.gov when the positions advertised in October 2020. Internships will be available in but not limited to the following majors/degrees:
  • Civil Engineering
  • Natural Resources/Rangeland Management
  • Economist
  • Public Affairs
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Soil Conservation/Soil Science
  • Agronomy
  • Forestry
These internships are designed to provide a career-oriented introduction to the background, philosophy, concepts, and scope of the position selected for and a practical understanding of the policies of the employing organization. Assignments are developmental in nature and, in conjunction with formal education, the Intern will gain the necessary competencies leading to conversion to a permanent professional position. 
Internship locations will be throughout the Nation and specified in the upcoming live postings. For further information on eligibility, program, and application please visithttps://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/579533100.
Free Lunch on Wednesdays
Don't forget to check out https://www.mjc.edu/instruction/agens/scholarships.php to see a detailed list of agriculture scholarships. Deadlines vary for each one, so check back often for updates!
Additional Opportunities
Job Opportunities
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THANK YOU Stanislaus County Farm Bureau for sponsoring and helping our department develop and further our outreach to our community and our students.
Stanislaus County Farm Bureau
1201 L Street
Modesto, CA 95354

MJC Agriculture &
Environmental Sciences

435 College Ave.
Modesto, 95350