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Ice Cream

A Brand New Look and the Same Great Ice Cream

The Aggie Creamery in the C. Anthon Ernstrom Nutrition and Food Science Building has a brand new look, though the most important aspect of the place–21 flavors of Famous Aggie Ice Cream–remains the creamy, delicious treat it has been for decades.

In This Issue

A Century of Agricultural Education

100 Years of Agricultural Education is only possible because of those that laid a foundation through the years.

Think it, Build it

Outdoor Product Design and Development Degree Gaining Attention and Success.

The Story Behind the Plaza’s New Letter “A”

An iconic Aggie “Block A” now stands in the form of a topiary outside the Stan L. Albrecht Agricultural Sciences Building.

Love at First Flight

I remember lying on the cool grass on a warm summer day as a child watching airplanes land at the Salt Lake City International Airport.

Human Health

The New Miss USU Tells Her Truth

Alexis Cooper didn’t set out to win the Miss USU pageant, but she did. Her goals in entering were to be part of an event at a school she has come to love, and to make the pageant’s theme, There’s More to Me.

Silvana Martini

Aggie Chocolate Factory Opening Soon

Beginning this fall, chocolate becomes a delicious and intriguing new venture for Utah State University’s food science program with the opening of The Aggie Chocolate Factory.

Robot Milker

Dairy Robotics and Economics

A new barn with robotic features was implemented into the dairy program just over 2 months ago. The addition of a robotic milking system means cows are no longer milked on a schedule.

Past Issue Articles

The Reindeer Express

The Reindeer Express

Isaac Bott, a veterinarian in Springville, Utah, and a Utah State University alumnus, is a leading authority on reindeer health.

Frøya Honors a Native Son

Frøya Honors a Native Son

A statue of John A. Widtsoe now stands in Froya, Norway, in hope of inspiring others to pursue careers in science.


Dietetics Students Visit Greece

USU dietetics students traveled to the island of Crete to learn about local foodways and healthy lifestyles.

Doc McKinnon

Human Health in the Lab and on the Farm

Recognized for his work as an outstanding large animal veterinarian, he has been coined with the name Doc.

Educator Award

USU Professor Wins Outstanding Educator Award

Brian Warnick, professor and CAAS associate dean, recieved an award recognizing his outstanding teaching and commitment to agricultural education

Ability Center

USU Students Create Award-winning Plan for Ranch and Ability Center

USU students created a plan to convert the Hinckley Ranch into an ability and equine therapy center.

Life on a Limb

Life Out on a Limb

Known for being president of The American Society for Horticultural Science and columnist for "The American Fruit Grower" for 25 years, Larsen was sought out by people in Japan, Italy and China for his expertise.

Silvana Martini

The Last Word with Silvana Martini

As a food scientist, I find chocolate to be a fascinating material. Chocolate products that we consume today are very different from those that the Olmecs, Mayans, and Aztecs prepared thousands of years ago.

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