The event will bring together producers, agribusinesses, exporters, foreign ambassadors, land-grant university leadership, state and federal government officials, and agriculture students to discuss challenges and opportunities for global exports from the state. The event is sponsored by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the Virginia Tech Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, and the Virginia Port Authority.
Students in Students in Melissa Chase’s class got a taste of what it’s like to work in the field as a master food volunteer by developing class projects about food safety, nutrition, and preparation.Melissa Chase’s class got a taste of what it’s like to work in the field as a master food volunteer by developing class projects about food safety, nutrition, and preparation.
Virginia Tech, along with several other universities and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture-Specialty Crop Research Initiative, will launch a 14-session webinar to promote safe water recycling in the horticulture industry.
A delegation of 22 Senegalese university presidents and senior government officials will visit Virginia Tech on a study tour Sept. 12-13. The purpose of the visit is to expose tour members to new approaches in improving Senegalese higher education in agriculture.