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Whether you're looking to explore Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus for the first time or seeking a nostalgic trip down memory lane, this tour of Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus is for you.
Albeit pretty, the spotted lanternfly is a terror, damaging agricultural crops and wreaking havoc in homeowners' backyards.
If you see this highly invasive species, report it to CALS researchers so they can track its spread.
A rising senior majoring in agribusiness, Chandler Vaughan will work under the Virginia secretary of agriculture and forestry through the Governor’s Fellows Program, established in 1982 to offer Virginia statecollege students a chance to serve the commonwealth.
Richard Veilleux, the Julian and Margaret Gary Professor of Horticulture and interim head of the Department of Horticulture, received the Virginia Tech Graduate School’s 2018 Faculty Outstanding Mentor Award for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
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- Virginia Master Naturalist chapter publishes guide to the state’s poisonous plants “The Socrates Project: Poisonous Plants in Virginia” is a collaborative effort between the Virginia Master Naturalist Program and Virginia Cooperative Extension.
- Virginia Tech researchers discover insights into HIV with implications for drug development “We hope this new insight on the druggable surface of HIV will provide routes to novel types of therapeutics to combat this virus that has taken so many lives,” said Anne M. Brown, an assistant professor in research and informatics in University Libraries and an adjunct professor in the Department of Biochemistry in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
- Escalating trade war with China will hurt farmers and consumers, expert says “Nobody will win a trade war. The economies of both countries will suffer,” says Mary Marchant.
Events Calendar »
- Fundraiser: Draped Cement Workshop with Diane Relf Jul 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
- Turfgrass Tuesday with Dr. Jeff Derr and M. Adam Nichols Jul 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM WEBINAR
- Area Red Imported Fire Ant Information Meeting Jul 17, 2018 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM South Brunswick Hunt Club, 782 Matthews Chapel Rd., Lawrenceville, VA
- Drinking Water Clinic: Frederick County Jul 17, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Round Hill Community Volunteer Fire & Rescue, 150 Corporate Place, Winchester, VA
- Drinking Water Clinic: Page County Jul 17, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Virginia Cooperative Extension, 215 W. Main St. C, Stanley, VA
- National Katahdin Educational Expo and Sale Jul 19, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Augusta Expo, 277 Expo Rd., Fishersville, VA