The test will occur between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. When a VT Alert is sent out, the information is communicated with the community via campus sirens, electronic message boards, emails to vt.edu addresses, and social media updates.
The two-day conference, entitled “The New Virginia Economy: Expanding Agricultural Opportunities Worldwide,” is also hosted by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, and the Virginia Port Authority.
The test will occur between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and include the Virginia Tech website, electronic message boards, broadcast emails, the weather/emergency hotline, campus sirens and loudspeakers, VT Phone Alerts, and VT Desktop Alerts.
Working with partners around the commonwealth, Virginia Tech is poised to help feed a growing global population while assisting the agriculture and forestry industries around the state to flourish and become global leaders, Virginia Tech President Timothy Sands said on Tuesday.