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Welcome Back Students

Classes for students started August 25!

    Welcome Back Students

Welcome Back Students

Classes for students started August 25!

    Welcome Back Students

Students, professors examine ways to improve lives and agriculture in Ecuador

The Andean mountains is a perfect land for growing maize, potatoes, and other crops, but the sheerness of the mountains also pose challenges.

    Students, professors examine ways to improve lives and agriculture in Ecuador

Plants may use language to communicate with each other

A Virginia Tech scientist has discovered a potentially new form of plant communication that allows them to share an extraordinary amount of genetic information.

    Plants may use language to communicate with each other, Virginia Tech researcher finds

Virginia Tech Sporthorse Breeding Internship in Middleburg offers unique equine experience

The search for a well-rounded equine experience led Melissa Frerichs to the Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension Center

    Virginia Tech Sporthorse Breeding Internship in Middleburg offers unique equine experience

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Faculty: Amanda Stewart

    Amanda Stewart

FST Assistant Professor Amanda Stewart focuses on yeast nutritional status in grape juice and must from Vitis vinifera, hybrid and Muscadine wine grapes, developing predictive models for wine fermentation, and the role of fermented foods and beverages in human health and feeding behavior.

Undergraduate: Elizabeth Wilson

    Elizabeth Wilson

Elizabeth Wilson is a rising Junior in Environmental Horticulture with minors in Entomology and Civic Agriculture and Food Systems. She on the Dean's List at Virginia Tech, and is a member of the national Horticulture Honor Club Pi Alpha Xi, the Sigma Alpha professional agriculture sorority, and will be President of the Horticulture Club this fall.



Virginia Science Festival

    Virginia Science Festival Oct. 4-11

October 4 - 11, 2014


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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