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Virginia Tech hosts its first STEM and College Fair in Alexandria, Virginia

On Saturday, October 29, 2022, Virginia Tech hosted its first Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and College Fair in collaboration with Alfred Street Baptist Church at George…

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Virginia Tech and Virginia Cooperative Extension participate in Ag Expo 2022

Take a quick look at Virginia Ag Expo 2022.

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The Little Lab with Big Impact on the Virginia Wine Industry

Every fall, a small lab on the outer edge of Virginia Tech's campus prepares and ships out hundreds of harvest kits to winemakers around the state and beyond to collect grape juice which will…

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Bioplastic development means new way of sustainability on farms

CALS assistant professor Dr. Rebecca Cockrum, and graduate student Hailey Galyon are working to develop a bioplastic from bacteria in order to replace single-use plastics on farms.

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Pamela Northam, First Lady of Virginia, visits Kentland Farm during Virginia Ag Week

Pamela Northam, Virginia First Lady, visits Kentland Farms to learn about new research and technologies being developed by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech. Mrs. Northam…

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Sustaining Agriculture in the presence of Farm Labor Uncertainty

This presentation on Sustaining Agriculture in the presence of Farm Labor Uncertainty delves into the data on the farm labor supply and how the pandemic has affected demand for and supply of farm…

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CALS 2021 Outstanding Senior Caitlin Bowman

Hands-on experience is how Caitlin Bowman defines her time at Virginia Tech and in the Department Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise. It also helped in the drive that led her to become this…

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Fightin' Hokies Lager

Brewed in collaboration between Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, one of the top programs of its kind nationwide, and the international award-winning Hardywood Park…

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Brewing Class Offers Hands On Experience While Adapting To COVID 19 Protocols

Students in the Applied Malting and Brewing class get an all-encompassing look at the application of their Food Science and Technology majors during this hands-on class while adopting several new…

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Partnership will create a hub of innovation and economic development

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) is partnering with the Virginia Tech School of Plant and Environmental Sciences and the Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension…

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One Giant Leap For Plant-kind: VT Soil Judging Team Grows Vegetables In Lunar Soil

Members of the VT Soil Judging team participate in a NASA crowdsource project to experiment with different techniques for growing plants in lunar soil; a process that will be important for potential…

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Walk the "Link to Education About Forests" Trail at Reynolds Homestead

Reynolds Homestead's LEAF Trail is a heritage-based outdoor classroom.

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Business Financing

This presentation on business financing focuses on alternative sources of business financing for farms and agribusinesses. Presented by Dr. Jennifer Ifft, Associate Professor of Agricultural…

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COVID-19 in Context: A Deans’ Forum on Living with a Pandemic - March 15, 2021

When COVID-19 transformed our world just a year ago, the fields of medicine, public health, and biomedical research all mobilized as part of the international crisis response. Yet those disciplines…

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HokieTalks: Experiential learning and student success

Join us to learn how Virginia Tech students are getting hands-on, real world experiences in our latest HokieTalk. Experiential learning provides students the knowledge and skills they need for…

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Business goals and sustainability

Consumer demand for food grown using sustainable farm practices is at an all-time high. This is compelling farmers to explore various options to improve sustainability. This webinar provides an…

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