Some reports estimate the U.S imports as much as 90 percent of its seafood, making the seafood trade deficit second only to oil among natural resource deficiencies in United States. The research that is conducted at the Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Hampton, Virginia, seeks to change that.
A group of Virginia’s livestock and horse organizations will induct five new members into the Virginia Livestock Hall of Fame located at the Alphin-Stuart Livestock Teaching Arena on Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus.
How would one go about understanding “civil society and food systems in an era of global-local tensions” within a country as complex and idiosyncratic as Turkey? Five weeks in Turkey is certainly not long enough, but it gave Rachael Kennedy, doctoral student in the Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, enough time to probe.
The Department of Horticulture’s Richard Veilleux is currently studying gene copy number variation for the National Science Foundation.
David Roth, an accelerated undergraduate in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering, recently participated in the Bioprocess Engineering for Sustainability program as part of the NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates.
Austin Larrowe, a senior majoring in agricultural and applied economics and agricultural sciences, will be one of the featured speakers.
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