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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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Understanding Food Culture Helps Us Understand Humanity

Anna Zeide, director of the Virginia Tech Food Studies Program in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, discusses this new program during the 2021 State of the College…

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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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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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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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Food insecurity and hunger in Virginia

This presentation on hunger and food security in Virginia includes discussion about how food security is defined, measurement of food security in Virginia, impacts of the pandemic on food security,…

From  John Bovay 0 likes 35 plays

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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Food waste, food prices, the environment, and hunger

This presentation on economics of food waste focuses on the connections between food waste, food prices, hunger, and the environment, and reviews the history and evolution of food waste. Presented by…

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The American Rescue Plan: Farms, Food, and Families

A special webinar on the American Rescue Plan and its implications for farms and agribusinesses, food security, and family financial health. Presented by Dr. John Bovay, Assistant Professor,…

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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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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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Government and private third-party quality labels

The eleventh in a series of 20 webinars in the Virginia Sustainable Farms and Agribusiness Education Initiative. Presented by Dr. John Bovay, Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Applied…

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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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Non-GMO, GMO, and bioengineered food labeling requirements

The seventh in a series of 20 webinars in the Virginia Sustainable Farms and Agribusiness Education Initiative. Presented by Dr. John Bovay, Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics,…

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Hokies at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Help Neighbors in Roanoke, Virginia Overcome Food Insecurity

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC recently partnered with the City of Roanoke’s Public Libraries to donate and distribute 500 hams to help neighbors throughout the Roanoke Valley…

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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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