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Stella Volpe heads to Women's Field Hockey World Cup

Stella Volpe, department head for Human Nutrition Foods and Exercise within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, preps to travel to and compete in the Women's Field Hockey World Cup in…

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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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Stomp the Spotted Lanternfly

Be sure to check your vehicles as well as your trailers for spotted lanternflies before you travel. If you see one, stomp the lanternfly.

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Turfgrass analysis is helping the Pete Dye River Course stay green

Take a look at how researchers use precise data to keep turfgrass safe and playable.

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Using technology and science to cultivate future breeds of wheat

Nicholas Santantonio is an Assistant Professor at the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences in the College Agriculture and Life Sciences. Santantonio leads a diverse team of the Small Grains…

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Mapping the genetic structure of mosquitos to better understand the spread of malaria and other infectious diseases

Igor Sharakov, a professor of the Department of Entomology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is researching a way to create a three dimensional map of the genomic structure of…

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Plant Sale Promo Video

Learn about the annual spring plant sale and the impact it has.

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Ball In Their Court

Get an inside look at student trainers Cole Stevenson and Brenna Kiel, as their share their experiences on the sidelines of the Virginia Tech Men's and Women's basketball teams.

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Hokie BugCamp 2021

Armed with nets and jars, kids of all ages explored Heritage Park in Blacksburg, Va to find and capture flying and crawling insects during Hokie BugCamp 2021. The Virginia Tech Department of…

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Researching flavors for meat alternatives to endangered fish species

Cierra James, a graduate student in the Department of Food Science and Technology, is working to analyze the compounds that give Yellowfin and Bluefin tuna their flavor. The idea is to create a…

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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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4-H helps prepare youth for technology world

As career opportunities become more prevalent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, Pulaski County 4-H exposed kids to STEM during a 2-day class at Next Level VR, aiming to get kids…

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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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Ramps of Appalachia

Pabitra Aryal, CALS Ph.D. candidate, along with advisor John Fike, and Jim Chamberlain of the U.S. Forest Service explore how ramps can be grown via agroforestry at the Catawba Sustainability Center.…

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Welcome to the Pathways to Sustainability minor

This minor integrates perspectives and tools from natural and social sciences with those from art, design, and humanities. Students will acquire an expansive, multicollege conceptualization of…

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