University anniversaries

The Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources - 100 years

The Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources is celebrating its Centenary throughout 2010 with a diverse program of events.

Centenary of the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

— Launch of Agriculture Centenary, 12 March 2010

The Official Launch of the Agriculture Centenary was held in MacLaurin Hall, Quadrangle on Friday 12 March 2010, 4.00pm to 6.00pm.

— Centenary Booklet

The Centenary Booklet - 100 Years. 100 Stories. - was dedicated to the alumni and friends of the Faculty.

— Centenary Research Symposium, 4 June 2010

The Faculty's annual Research Symposium held on Friday 4 June 2010 celebrated the Faculty's Centenary, including an historical perspective showcasing research successes over the last 100 years

— Centenary Gala Dinner, 5 June 2010

The Chancellor gave the official welcome, the Vice-Chancellor spoke of the importance of rural communities to the University, the Dean spoke of his vision for the future of the Faculty and three Faculty Alumni Award recipients were honoured.

— The 'Daisy Crazy' centenary daisy

The Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources has developed a larger variety of an old favourite - the Marguerite Daisy - to celebrate its centenary year.

— Cobbitty Celebrations, 12 November 2010

As part of the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources centenary celebrations, the Faculty is running a series of events on Friday 12 November at its Camden Campus in Cobbitty.

Celebrations will commence with an Open Day at the Faculty's Plant Breeding Institute (Camden Campus) in Cobbitty which will feature a day of talks, visits and presentations - many of which will be free of charge. This will be followed by an Alumni Reunion Bush Dance.