The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences tackles the complex challenges facing our world. Working together, we explore ways to preserve our natural resources and improve the economic prosperity and quality of life for people around the globe — for generations to come.
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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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- Paul Rogers Jr., former Virginia Tech Board of Visitors member, named Virginia Farmer of the Year Rogers — a former member of the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors and strong supporter of the university’s agricultural technology program — has been selected as state winner of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award.
- Inga Haugen embraces her roots in her role as library liaison As the University Libraries liaison to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Haugen provides workshops and services for College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty, including those in the Agricultural Research and Extension Centers across Virginia.
- Professor recognized at World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists Applied Economics Professor Kevin Boyle was named a Fellow of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists during the triennial World Congress.
Events Calendar »
- Southwest Virginia Beginning Landowner Weekend Retreat (2 days) Aug 17 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Southwest Virginia 4-H Center, 25236 Hillman Hwy. NE, Abingdon, VA
- 2018 Master Gardener Training Class: Brunswick, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, and Nottoway counties Aug 20 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Kenbridge Emergency Squad Inc., 915 E. 5th Ave., Kenbridge, VA
- Is Your Landscape Plant Sick? Aug 20 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA
- Turfgrass Tuesday: Insect Pest Management of Turf Aug 21 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM WEBINAR
- Preparing for Generation NEXT Forest Landowner Mini Workshop Aug 21 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Virginia Cooperative Extension, 45 School St., Surry Government Center, Surry, VA
- Pasture Walk Aug 22 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM