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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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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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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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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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Greenhouse horticulture

The eighth in a series of 20 webinars in the Virginia Sustainable Farms and Agribusiness Education Initiative. Presented by Dr. Rosa Raudales, Associate Professor of Horticulture and Greenhouse…

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Risk Management and Crop Insurance Basics

The sixth 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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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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Pricing strategies

The fourth in a series of 20 webinars in the Virginia Sustainable Farms and Agribusiness Education Initiative. Presented by Timothy Pierce, Graduate Student, Agricultural and Applied Economics,…

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Southern Piedmont AREC Field Day

Saied Mostaghimi introduces the Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center as well as shares about the various research being conducted at the center. Stakeholders also share their…

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Eastern Shore AREC Field Day

Saied Mostaghimi introduces the Eastern Shore Agricultural Research and Extension Center as well as shares about the various research being conducted at the center. Stakeholders also share their…

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Alson H Smith AREC Field Day

Saied Mostaghimi introduces the Alson H Smith Agricultural Research and Extension Center as well as shares about the various research being conducted at the center. Stakeholders also share their…

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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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Students research ag in Ecuador

Virginia Tech agriculture students spent six weeks in Ecuador working with local partners to survey Andean farmers. They spoke the language, explored historic sites, and got a taste for international…

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