The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is tackling the grand challenges facing our world using the land-grant model of research, education, and outreach. Working together, we are exploring ways to preserve our natural resources and improve the economic prosperity and quality of life for people around the globe not only today, but for generations to come.

Academics

Here, top scientists inspire future leaders in agriculture and life sciences by using hands-on learning experiences on campus and around the globe. 

Research

Complex challenges such as mitigating climate change, improving health and well-being, and feeding a growing global population require sharp minds creating innovative solutions.

Extension

Virginia Cooperative Extension is improving lives by enhancing the value of agriculture, sustaining the environment, developing youth and families, and cultivating communities.


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Raise your hand, 4-H alums!

Raise your hand, 4-H alums!

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Instagram: A Day in the Life of a CALS student

Instagram: A Day in the Life of a CALS student

Farmers in Ecuador speak with Virginia Tech students

Farmers in Ecuador

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Experts Directory

Find experts from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Virginia Cooperative Extension in this easily searchable directory

CALS Spring Commencement 

May 12, noon 
Cassell Coliseum
Commencement Guide (PDF)

New Faculty

Learn more about the newest faculty members in College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.