Virginia Tech Professor of Biological Systems Engineering and Department Head Mary Leigh Wolfe has taken office as 2015-2016 president of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).
Named an ASABE Fellow in 2006, Wolfe has previously served ASABE on a variety of education and technical committees, as well as the society and foundation boards of trustees.
Virginia Tech’s ranking of agricultural sciences research and development expenditures for 2013 rose to sixth in the nation, cementing the university and its scientists as international leaders in helping feed a quickly growing global population and sustainably managing the world’s forests.
While “take two kale and call me in the morning,” is not exactly the prescription you would receive from a doctor at most health clinics, patients at the New River Valley Community Health Center do indeed receive a prescription to the New River Health District's Farmacy Garden for doctor’s ordered physical activity and an injection of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Wade Thomason, professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, focuses on practical, economical, and environmentally sound rotational and reduced tillage production techniques for grain production.
Haley Randolph, a senior studying environmental science in the Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, started the initiative to supply on-campus students with reusable to-go containers.
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