The Southwest Virginia Agricultural Research and Extension Center has recently become one of the primary sites for conducting hair sheep research at Virginia Tech. Hair sheep have emerged as a significant area of interest because they have proven to thrive on marginal pasturelands.
Brent Ashley made a promise to himself when he started his academic career at Virginia Tech: He’d never sit idly in his residence hall and let life pass him by.
Four years later he has lived up to that vow.
Youth and their families make lots of sacrifices during military deployments. Children with mothers or fathers in the military can go for months without seeing or hearing from one or both of their parents. To alleviate some of the issues that come with deployment, Virginia 4-H is helping youth from military families through two programs: 4-H Military Clubs and Operation: Military Kids.
The Online Master program is geared toward adult learners who desire to develop new knowledge and skills
Chris Youngs spent 40 volunteer hours restoring a dusty cider press.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is nationally ranked among the top research institutions of its kind.
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