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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

Eco-Farm Conference Scholarship Application


Your first step is to read about the event, which takes place near Monterey on January 22-25. Pay particular attention to which portions of the conference interest you the most.

If conference is a good match for your desire for training, apply for a scholarship here. Scholarships will cover the registration fee and meals, as well as overnight housing at Swanton Pacific Ranch. We may be able to provide shuttling to/from Swanton to the event, which is an hour away.

If you have questions about the form, please contact Education and Research Coordinator Grey Hayes at (831) 458-5474 or

Application Form
Enter your first name
Enter your last name
Which month and year do you expect to graduate
Enter your current college major
Ex: freshman, sophomore, junior, senior (or year # works)
Ex: xxx-xxx-xxxx

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