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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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Food-safety regulations

This presentation on food-safety regulations covers the Food Safety Modernization Act, meat and poultry inspections, and economic analysis of the benefits of, and incentives created by, food-safety…

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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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Direct marketing to consumers through farmers' markets and other channels

The tenth in a series of 20 webinars in the Virginia Sustainable Farms and Agribusiness Education Initiative. Presented by Dr. Zoë Plakias, Assistant Professor, Agricultural, Environmental,…

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Animal welfare standards and marketing

The fifth in a series of 20 webinars in the Virginia Sustainable Farms and Agribusiness Education Initiative. Presented by Dr. Leonie Jacobs, Assistant Professor, Animal and Poultry Sciences,…

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We asked our faculty: Why did you become a health scientist?

From art and medicine, to zoology and playing cricket - four faculty members at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC open up about the memories and moments that sparked their scientific…

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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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AG Expo 2020 David and Lindsey

Virginia Cooperative Extension Specialist David Holshouser talks about how his research on soybeans helps producers boost yields and increase profits. When Ag Expo was canceled due to COVID in 2020,…

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AG Expo 2020 Trent Jones

Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent Trent Jones talks he shares the knowledge that specialists create and shares that with producers. Jones said the personal relationships that Extension has are…

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Ag Expo 2020 Wade Thomason

Virginia Cooperative Extension Specialist Wade Thomason’s research in Blacksburg and across the commonwealth on corn is one way that Extension helps grow the state’s number one private…

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Ag Policy & Market Outlook Forum (April 2, 2020)

During this webinar, faculty and researchers from the Virginia Tech Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics discussed COVID-19 and its anticipated effects on trade and commodity markets; the…

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Homefield Farm Stand Alex Hessler

Every Tuesday during the fall growing season, Homefield Farm, a partnership being Virginia Tech Dining Services and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, sets up a farm stand outside of…

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Homefield Farm, Farm Stand Alex Hessler

Every Tuesday during the fall growing season, Homefield Farm, a partnership being Virginia Tech Dining Services and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, sets up a farm stand outside of…

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2019 Kentland Farm field day

Local farmers gathered at Kentland Farm to participate in a field day event which involved demonstrations of new technology and techniques.

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Dairy Handling 101

Students visit the Kentland Dairy Complex each week for Dairy Handling 101. Some have previous experience working with cows, others do not.

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