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Source: Merced Sunstar

Merced College received its largest donation to-date last month, from the businessman and successful farmer, Raj Kahlon.

Kahlon entered a partnership with the Merced College Foundation to additionally establish and grow a 100-acre pistachio farm, which will help develop more funds for the school and will also serve as a lab for agriculture students at the college.

The funds will help to support agriculture programs and a future 20,000-square foot Agriculture and Industrial Technology Complex.

“I believe that Merced College is the foundation of the Merced community,” said Kahlon.

“They’ve had strong ties to local agriculture since the school opened and continue to educate the area’s future agriculturists and leaders,” he added.

Read Full Story: Merced Sunstar

 

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Merced College Receives its Largest Donation Ever for Agriculture Programs

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