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It’s John Jelesko — Super Poison Ivy Man! https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/cals-comic.html Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/cals-comic.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityTop NewsFralin Life Science InstituteFaculty and StaffGlobal Change Center Virginia Tech researchers use texting to boost international development https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/01/cals-texting.html Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/01/cals-texting.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityOutreach and International AffairsTop News Virginia Tech alumnus has the National Mall covered https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/CALS-turfgrass.html Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/CALS-turfgrass.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityAlumniGraduate Education Virginia Tech Fulbright scholar headed to Denmark to teach and research sodium reduction https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/01/cals-KraakFulbright.html Thu, 26 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/01/cals-KraakFulbright.html Fralin Life Science InstituteCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityTop News Virginia Tech partners with commonwealth, Israeli food company https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/01/cals-israel.html Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/01/cals-israel.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationOutreach and International AffairsCampus and CommunityTop News Virginia Tech microbe research featured in Scientific American https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/01/cals-sciamerican.html Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/01/cals-sciamerican.html Fralin Life Science InstituteCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringCampus and Community Michael Schwarz named director of Virginia Seafood Agriculture Research and Extension Center https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/01/cals-schwarz.html Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/01/cals-schwarz.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationFaculty and StaffCollege of Natural Resources and Environment Virginia Tech researchers: new LED display lights improve taste of milk https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/12/cals-milk.html Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/12/cals-milk.html Fralin Life Science InstituteCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and Community Avoid spreading boxwood disease when decorating for the holidays https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/12/ext-boxwoods.html Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/12/ext-boxwoods.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and Community Carl Griffey reappointed W.G. Wysor Professor of Agriculture https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/112416-cals-griffey.html Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/112416-cals-griffey.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationNamed chairs, professorships, and fellowships Ancient enzyme provides insights into modern-day metabolism, Virginia Tech researchers find https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/cals-methogens.html Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/cals-methogens.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityTop NewsFralin Life Science InstituteBiocomplexity Institute Pardoned National Thanksgiving Turkey coming to Virginia Tech https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/cals-pardonedturkeys.html Mon, 14 Nov 2016 18:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/cals-pardonedturkeys.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionVirginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityTop News Charles Hagedorn honored with emeritus status https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/111416-cals-hagedorn.html Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/111416-cals-hagedorn.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationEmeritus and emerita facultyCampus and Community Gordon Groover honored with emeritus status https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/110316-cals-groover.html Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/110316-cals-groover.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationEmeritus and emerita facultyAlumniCampus and Community Virginia Tech joins Chesapeake Research Consortium https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/cals-110716-bay.html Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/cals-110716-bay.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityTop News Virginia Tech and Penn State researchers: Parasitic plants may form weapons out of genes stolen from hosts https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/102616-plantweapons.html Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/102616-plantweapons.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityTop News Tom Thompson named associate dean and director of international programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/101416-thompsonassociatedirector.html Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/101416-thompsonassociatedirector.html Virginia Tech's international presenceVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and Community StREAM Lab creates a healthy future for historic Stroubles Creek https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/101616-streamlab.html Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/101616-streamlab.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationGraduate EducationCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceCollege of Natural Resources and Environment Nemo found at Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/101316-findingnemo.html Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/101316-findingnemo.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and Community Catherine Larochelle named assistant professor of agricultural and applied economics https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/100516-newfacultylarochelle.html Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/100516-newfacultylarochelle.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and Community Vitor R.G. Mercadante hired as assistant professor of animal and poultry sciences, Extension specialist https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/100516-newfacultymercadante.html Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/100516-newfacultymercadante.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and Community Haibo Huang named assistant professor of food science and technology https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/100516-newfaculty.html Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/100516-newfaculty.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and Community Julie Shortridge named assistant professor of biological systems engineering https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/100516-newfacultyshortridge.html Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/100516-newfacultyshortridge.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringCampus and Community Virginia Tech researchers: Climate change may benefit Ethiopia, increase the country's access to water https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/cals-ehtiopiawater.html Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/cals-ehtiopiawater.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityTop News Scientists find new system in tomato’s defense against bacterial speck disease https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/09/083016-tomatodefense.html Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/09/083016-tomatodefense.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityTop News Virginia Tech’s brewhouse display on tap for Saturday’s Deschutes Street Pub in Roanoke https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/082616-brewhouse.html Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/082616-brewhouse.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityTop News Virginia Tech researchers’ discovery could lead to more environmentally friendly consumer products https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/070615-cals-fattyalchohols.html Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/070615-cals-fattyalchohols.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringCampus and Community Virginia Tech researchers iron out unusual flavors in milk https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/061516-ironinwater.html Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/061516-ironinwater.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationTop NewsBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech eBee unmanned aircraft has endless applications for lands management https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/cnre-ebeedrone.html Wed, 01 Jun 2016 13:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/cnre-ebeedrone.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationConservation Management InstituteCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentNational Capital RegionOutreach and International Affairs Virginia Tech contributes to commonwealth's strength in agricultural exports https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030416-cals-agtradeconference.html Wed, 09 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030416-cals-agtradeconference.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and Environment Virginia Tech agricultural sciences programs rise in National Science Foundation federal funding rankings https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030316-cals-nsfrankings.html Tue, 08 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030316-cals-nsfrankings.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and Environment Scientists discover way to potentially track and stop human and agricultural viruses https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022416-cals-viralreplication.html Wed, 24 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022416-cals-viralreplication.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteFaculty and Staff Virginia Tech researchers discover a royal flush in powering fuel cells with wastewater https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022316-cals-wastetopower.html Tue, 23 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022316-cals-wastetopower.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science Invasive species expert briefs congressional staffers on the benefits and risks of biofuel crops https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021916-cals-barneyhill.html Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021916-cals-barneyhill.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteFaculty and Staff Compacted soils can be rebuilt to help urban trees thrive https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021616-cnre-soilrehabilitation.html Tue, 16 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021616-cnre-soilrehabilitation.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationGraduate EducationAlumniCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentEnvironmentOutreach and International AffairsInstitute for Critical Technology and Applied Science College of Agriculture and Life Sciences latest Innovations newsletter now available https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021216-cals-latestinnovations.html Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021216-cals-latestinnovations.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va. Bedbugs have developed resistance to widely used chemical treatments, study finds https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/012916-cals-bedbugs.html Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/012916-cals-bedbugs.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Susan Duncan named associate director of Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/012116-cals-susanduncan.html Thu, 21 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/012116-cals-susanduncan.html College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences researchResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionVirginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringCollege of ScienceCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteInstitute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology Adding value pays off for Virginia cattle producers https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/010816-ext-addingvalue.html Fri, 08 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/010816-ext-addingvalue.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationVirginia Cooperative Extension Powell River Project given award by mining industry hall of fame for outreach and research https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/122215-cals-prazenaward.html Tue, 22 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/122215-cals-prazenaward.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionVirginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of Natural Resources and Environment New livestock, poultry, and equine facilities at Virginia Tech included in governor’s bond proposal https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121715-cals-livestockfunding.html Thu, 17 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121715-cals-livestockfunding.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionVirginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment Station Virginia Cooperative Extension wins national award for strengthening rural economies https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121715-ext-NIFA.html Thu, 17 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121715-ext-NIFA.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationVirginia Cooperative Extension Virginia Cooperative Extension hosts 2016 Winter Forage conferences, features experts on tall fescue https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121015-ext-winteriscoming.html Thu, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121015-ext-winteriscoming.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationVirginia Cooperative Extension Virginia Cooperative Extension offers 10 tips for consumers using new credit chip cards https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111815-ext-chipcards.html Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111815-ext-chipcards.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. New e-book helps consumers select decorative, pollinator shrubs for Virginia landscapes https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111915-ext-epub.html Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111915-ext-epub.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Freshwater shrimp becoming big deal with help of Virginia Cooperative Extension https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111715-ext-shrimpboil.html Tue, 17 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111715-ext-shrimpboil.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Cooperative Extension and partners to host 4th Farm to Table Conference in Weyers Cave https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111215-ext-farmtotable.html Thu, 12 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111215-ext-farmtotable.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Laura Strawn named Extension specialist and assistant professor of food science and technology https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111115-cals-strawnnewfaculty.html Wed, 11 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111115-cals-strawnnewfaculty.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Maria Sharakhova joins entomology faculty https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111015-cals-sharakhovanewfaculty.html Tue, 10 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111015-cals-sharakhovanewfaculty.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Hannah Scherer appointed Extension specialist and assistant professor of agricultural, leadership, and community education https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110915-cals-scherernewfaculty.html Mon, 09 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110915-cals-scherernewfaculty.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Carlin Rafie appointed assistant professor of human nutrition, foods, and exercise and Extension specialist https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110615-cals-rafienewfaculty.html Fri, 06 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110615-cals-rafienewfaculty.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Travis Mountain named Extension specialist, assistant professor of agricultural and applied economics https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110515-cals-mountainnewfaculty.html Thu, 05 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110515-cals-mountainnewfaculty.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Olga Isengildina-Massa named associate professor of agricultural and applied economics https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110415-cals-isengildinamassanewfaculty.html Wed, 04 Nov 2015 20:25:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110415-cals-isengildinamassanewfaculty.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Cristina Fernandez-Fraguas appointed assistant professor of food science and technology https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110315-cals-fernandeznewfaculty.html Tue, 03 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110315-cals-fernandeznewfaculty.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Study using genetic lines of Virginia Tech chickens reveals evolution happens faster than thought https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110215-cals-chickenevolution.html Mon, 02 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110215-cals-chickenevolution.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Charlie Cahoon appointed assistant professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed science and Extension specialist https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110215-cals-cahoonnewfaculty.html Mon, 02 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/110215-cals-cahoonnewfaculty.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. If you grill, don’t chill on meat thermometer use, cautions Virginia Cooperative Extension https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/102215-ext-grilling.html Thu, 22 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/102215-ext-grilling.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Pork conference targets small-scale pig farmers https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/101415-ext-porkconference.html Wed, 14 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/101415-ext-porkconference.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Collaboration allows food industry to test ways to package and process products at Virginia Tech https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/101415-cals-dupont.html Wed, 14 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/101415-cals-dupont.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Donald Turner named 2015 Virginia Farmer of the Year https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/101215-ext-farmeroftheyear.html Mon, 12 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/101215-ext-farmeroftheyear.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit to be held in Richmond on Oct. 22-23 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/101215-ext-urbanagsummit.html Mon, 12 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/101215-ext-urbanagsummit.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Honorees to be inducted into Virginia Livestock Hall of Fame on Virginia Tech campus https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/100815-ext-livestockhalloffame.html Thu, 08 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/100815-ext-livestockhalloffame.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Cooperative Extension launches language interpretation service for clients https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/100215-ext-languageinterpretation.html Fri, 02 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/100215-ext-languageinterpretation.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. 4-H conducts world's largest science experiment on National Youth Science Day https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092915-ext-nysd.html Tue, 29 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092915-ext-nysd.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences latest Innovations newsletter now available https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092515-cals-latestissueinnovations.html Fri, 25 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092515-cals-latestissueinnovations.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesPhilanthropyVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationAlumniBlacksburg, Va. Empire of the ants (and spiders, and millipedes, and bees) comes marching back for Hokie BugFest https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092415-cals-bugfest5.html Thu, 24 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092415-cals-bugfest5.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. David Roper joins Virginia Cooperative Extension as 4-H youth livestock specialist https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092215-cals-newfacultyroper.html Tue, 22 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092215-cals-newfacultyroper.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Cooperative Extension Day at state fair to feature food safety demos, activities for families https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092115-ext-vceday.html Mon, 21 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092115-ext-vceday.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Extension raises food insecurity awareness https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/091115-ext-snapchallenge.html Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/091115-ext-snapchallenge.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationVirginia Cooperative Extension Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approves proposed design of new dairy and animal science facilities https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/090815-cals-phaseIIdairy.html Tue, 08 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/090815-cals-phaseIIdairy.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionVirginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Researcher finds companies' branded media characters could promote healthier eating https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/090415-cals-cartoon.html Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/090415-cals-cartoon.html Fralin Life Science InstituteCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va.Obesity Biological systems engineering Professor Kumar Mallikarjunan receives Kishida International Award https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/090315-cals-kishidaaward.html Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/090315-cals-kishidaaward.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringBlacksburg, Va. Two Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences faculty members receive animal science awards https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/090115-cals-apscawards.html Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/090115-cals-apscawards.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationEmeritus and emerita facultyBlacksburg, Va. Mary Leigh Wolfe now president of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/08/082515-cals-asabe.html Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/08/082515-cals-asabe.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringBlacksburg, Va. Kentland Farm Field Day will showcase diverse research https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/08/080415-ext-kentlandfield.html Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/08/080415-ext-kentlandfield.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Experts Directory from Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences now available https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/08/080315-cals-expertsdirectory.html Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/08/080315-cals-expertsdirectory.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionVirginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science Institute Virginia Cooperative Extension to showcase research and new technology at the Virginia Ag Expo https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/07/072315-ext-agexpo.html Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/07/072315-ext-agexpo.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech scientist develops model for robots with bacterial brains https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/07/071615-cals-bacteriabrain.html Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/07/071615-cals-bacteriabrain.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringBlacksburg, Va. New Dairy Science Complex - Kentland Farm bolsters program, contributes to the land-grant mission https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/07/070915-cals-dairy.html Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/07/070915-cals-dairy.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Richard Veilleux reappointed Julian Haden Gary and Margaret Savage Gary Professor https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/06/062415-cals-veilleuxprofessor.html Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/06/062415-cals-veilleuxprofessor.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationPhilanthropyNamed chairs, professorships, and fellowshipsBlacksburg, Va. Saied Mostaghimi reappointed H.E. and Elizabeth F. Alphin Professor https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/06/061715-cals-mostaghimiprofessor.html Wed, 17 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/06/061715-cals-mostaghimiprofessor.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationPhilanthropyNamed chairs, professorships, and fellowshipsBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech agricultural sciences programs rise in National Science Foundation rankings https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/052015-cals-nsf.html Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/052015-cals-nsf.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and Environment For Virginia Tech scientists, saving the Chesapeake Bay is all in a day’s work https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/050115-cals-chesapeake.html Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/050115-cals-chesapeake.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech teams up to advance coastal and marine science in the commonwealth https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/042715-cals-seagrant.html Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/042715-cals-seagrant.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Household Water Quality Program to host upcoming water clinics https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/040115-ext-waterclinics.html Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/040115-ext-waterclinics.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech to research production, use, and economic impact of industrial hemp https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/03/031815-cals-hemp.html Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/03/031815-cals-hemp.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech helps grow agricultural industry, increase global trade https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/03/031115-cals-agtrade.html Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/03/031115-cals-agtrade.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionVirginia Tech's international presenceCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of ScienceCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentRichmond, Va.Outreach and International Affairs