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Cancer Research Alliance forges new collaborations, strengthens research programs at inaugural retreat

More than 100 cancer researchers from across Virginia Tech met at the first Cancer Research Alliance retreat hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC on March 18.

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Calling all mini pig parents!

The popularity of pet pigs is on the rise, and we want to be sure these porky pals are living their best lives. However, there are currently no objective survey tools to measure quality of life…

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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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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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Reducing airborne transmission of COVID-19

Enhancing the health and safety of university physical spaces remains paramount as the university navigates COVID-19. Virginia Tech’s robust air quality program was in place before the…

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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 Michael Downing

Michael Downing, owner Bleak House Farm — the site where Ag Expo was scheduled to be held this year — talks about how Virginia Cooperative Extension helps him succeed. When Ag Expo was…

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Virginia Seafood AREC Field Day

Saied Mostaghimi introduces the Virginia Seafood 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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Tidewater AREC Field Day

Saied Mostaghimi introduces the Tidewater 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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Southwest Virginia

Saied Mostaghimi introduces the Southwest Virginia 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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Hampton Roads AREC Field Day

Saied Mostaghimi introduces the Hampton Roads 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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Tracking air pollution with two wheels

Steve Hankey, assistant professor of urban affairs and planning at Virginia Tech, has developed a unique way to track air pollution. However, his experiments do not take place in a lab. They happen…

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Freshwater Ecology

Dr. Cayelan Carey, an assistant professor of biological sciences, is leading a course in freshwater ecology this fall, where students are testing and sampling water at the Duck Pond.

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Creating a superior wine at Virginia Tech

Researchers at Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are evaluating the effects of grape dehydration on wine quality. The study aims to enhance the process of grape…

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