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Sowing the Future

A 2013 United Nations report projects that the world population will reach 9.6 billion by 2050. More food must be grown in a shrinking amount of space.

    Sowing the Future

Sowing the Future

A 2013 United Nations report projects that the world population will reach 9.6 billion by 2050. More food must be grown in a shrinking amount of space.

    Sowing the Future

First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe kicks off Eat Smart, Move More campaign in Richmond

First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe helped launch a statewide campaign known as “Eat Smart, Move More” at Chimborazo Elementary School in Richmond.

    First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe kicks off Eat Smart, Move More campaign in Richmond

New VALOR fellows will strengthen skills as agricultural leaders

The Virginia Agricultural Leaders Obtaining Results program recently announced the 14 new fellows who will spend the next two years building their leadership skills.

    New VALOR fellows will strengthen skills as agricultural leaders

Learn how to prepare your farm for severe weather

It is a good time for farmers to know the steps to take to protect their farms, families, and workers if severe weather strikes.

    Learn how to prepare your farm for severe weather

Tom and Kim Nixon receive Virginia Farmer of the Year Award

Virginia Cooperative Extension has recognized Robert T. “Tom” Nixon II and his wife, Kim, of Glenmary Farm in Rapidan, Virginia, as recipients of the 2014 Virginia Farmer of the Year Award.

    Tom and Kim Nixon receive Virginia Farmer of the Year Award

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Our People

Faculty: Richard Veilleux

    Richard Veilleux

The Department of Horticulture’s Richard Veilleux is currently studying gene copy number variation for the National Science Foundation.

Undergraduate: David Roth

    David Roth

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.



TEDxVirginiaTech

    Third annual TEDxVirginiaTech will bring together faculty, students, and alumni to Moss Arts Center

Austin Larrowe, a senior majoring in agricultural and applied economics and agricultural sciences, will be one of the featured speakers.


Innovations

    Front cover of Innovations, the CALS news magazine.

 

Innovations highlights the latest news about Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and research and academics in the college. It also profiles alumni who champion the mission of Virginia Tech long after graduation.


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