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Last Updated October 8, 2020

agriculture students listening to speaker during field trip

BBCC adds new Agricultural Mechanic program

October 8, 2020 - No Comments

MOSES LAKE — Big Bend Community College’s Agriculture program is set to expand this winter, with the addition of a new Agricultural Mechanic training certificate

Left to Right: Gage Mickelsen, Darren Saum, Hunter Duke, Bethany Safe, and Alonso Hernandez

Five BBCC Ag students headed to national competition

February 27, 2020 - No Comments

MOSES LAKE — Five students in the Big Bend Community College Agriculture program have qualified to compete at the National Professional Agricultural Student (PAS) Conference

erik vela

BBCC graduate finds success in local Ag industry

December 31, 2019 - No Comments

MOSES LAKE — Recent Big Bend Community College graduate Erik Vela has wasted no time in putting his degree to use. Vela received his Agricultural

Yonezawa mayor Masaru Nakagawa talks with a Moses Lake resident during a party for the group of visiting city officials.

Sister city exchange still going, after almost 40 years

October 24, 2017 - No Comments

As sister city relationships go, the tie between Moses Lake and Yonezawa, Japan, has been pretty long-lasting. Yonezawa’s mayor and other city and business officials

Japanese agriculture students arrive at Big Bend, host families sought

Japanese agriculture students arrive at Big Bend, host families sought

May 29, 2016 - No Comments

Japanese students were welcomed at Big Bend Community College for the Agriculture Training Program. The program has been conducted for 51 years.
Students are spending

Phil McLean taught agriculture to generations of Japanese trainees

Phil McLean taught agriculture to generations of Japanese trainees

March 30, 2016 - 2 Comments

Phil McLean has retired from teaching agriculture for Japanese Agriculture Training Program (JATP) at Big Bend Community College after 43 years.
The Moses Lake-area farmer

Japanese Agricultural Training Program (JATP) trainees farewell 2015

Japanese Agricultural Training Program trainees bid farewell

October 7, 2015 - No Comments

Thirty-eight Japanese Agricultural Training Program trainees bid farewell on Oct. 6 at the Consul General of Japan’s residence in Seattle.

Nobuki Kimura points to his home town on a map of Japan during the welcome ceremony for 55 trainees of the Japanese Agriculture Training Program on March 23.

Japanese Ag trainees arrive at Big Bend

March 26, 2015 - No Comments

Representatives of the college, Japanese government, and city of Moses Lake welcomed trainees during a ceremony in ATEC. JATP and Big Bend Community College this

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