New Student Services


Agriculture Day

Juniors and Seniors around the Magic Valley will have the opportunity to explore CSI’s Agriculture department in-depth with information sessions and hands on activities. Students interested in the following programs should register; Horticulture, Equine, Agriculture, Vet Tec, Animal Science, Aquaculture, Wind Energy, and Environmental Technology.


When is it? Tuesday, October 21, 2014
What time? 9:00am- 3:00pm
Who can come? Juniors and Seniors
Is space limited? Yes, space is limited to the first 100 people who RSVP
How much does it cost? Free
Will lunch be provided? Yes, free lunch to all participants and chaperons


9:00 am Arrive/Check In
9:15 am Information Session
10:00 am Transition
10:15 am Session 1
11:00 am Transition
11:15 am Session 2
12:00 pm Lunch
12:45 pm Transition
1:00 pm Barn Wars
2:15 pm Transition
2:30 pm Closing
2:45 pm Depart Campus

Session 1 Overview 10:15 am - 11:00 am

Aquaculture: Students will learn about the expanding needs in the commercial aquaculture industry, degree requirements, and visit the college hatchery.

Wind Energy Technician
Environmental Technology
Wind Energy/Environmental Technology: Students interested in Wind Energy will learn how to troubleshoot, maintain and operate industrial size wind turbines. Students interested in Environmental Technology will learn how to produce renewable energy (combustion and electrical). Session will include program admission, degree requirements and hands-on activities.

Horticulture: Students will receive information about practical hands-on horticulture skills and applied theory in classroom and laboratory settings. Session will include degree requirements, exploring CSI’s greenhouse and hands-on activities.

Horse Management
Equine: Students will receive information about the many aspects of the horse industry and managing their own horses. Session will include degree requirements and hands-on activities.

Veterinary Technology
Vet Tech: Students will have the opportunity to learn about program application, course  descriptions, view a demonstration and interact one-on-one with the advisor.

Note: Students selecting Aquaculture and Wind Energy/Environmental Technology will not be able to participate in a second session due to traveling time. Students will arrive back to campus for lunch.

Session 2 Overview 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Agriculture: Students will learn about program requirements, course descriptions, transferability, and interact one-on-one with the advisor.

Animal Science
Animal Science: Students will learn about program curriculum (genetics, physiology, and nutrition), career possibilities, transferability, and participate in hands-on activities.

Water Resource Management
Water Resource Management: Students will learn about program curriculum (environmental, municipal, industrial and agriculture water management), career possibilities  and one-on-one interaction with advisor.