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To provide Cal Poly students, faculty, staff and the public with a unique interdisciplinary environment in which to foster the Learn by Doing philosophy by providing educational experiences on a working ranch, supporting diversified agriculture and forest resources while maintaining the integrity of ranch operations.

  —Our Mission

Learning

INTERNSHIPS
Gain Hands-on skills


FIELD TRIPS
A living laboratory


WORKSHOPS & TRAINING
Open to the public


PROJECTS & RESEARCH
Applied learning

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Operations

  • forestry

    FORESTRY

    Advanced timber management skills.

  • livestock

    LIVESTOCK

    Learn range and livestock management.

  • crops

    CROPS

    Gain experience in organic crop production

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News & Events

Presentation:Terry Baker, CEO Society of American Foresters

Join a lunch presentation by Society of American Foresters' CEO Terry Baker on May 10, 2019 at Swanton Pacific Ranch.


Apple Thinning Student Volunteer Weekend May 17 - 19th

Students have an opportunity to learn how to thin apple fruit in Swanton Pacific Ranch's Organic Apple Orchard. 


Organic U-Pick Apple Orchard...
Closed for 2018 Season!
Posted Oct 17, 2018


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