Flocking Toward Inspiration

Photo by Cary Edmondson

At the northeast corner of Fresno State’s campus, approximately 100 sheep reside. The Sheep Unit, one of 22 enterprises at the University Agricultural Laboratory (campus farm), is also home to Natalie Gutierrez.

Not only does the agriculture education student live near the Sheep Unit, she gains hands-on experience by tending to the flock, feeding the sheep and monitoring their health. Her job is virtually a 24/7 commitment that prepares her for a career as a high school agriculture teacher.

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Students explore the latest advancements in agriculture while managing livestock, field crops, a horticulture nursery, orchards and vineyards in the 1,011-acre campus farm.