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.
A group of 18 CALS students experienced some of Ecuador's most diverse regions on an expedition led by Matthew Eick, a professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, and Renee Eaton, an instructor and undergraduate program director in the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise.
Might drones be the farmhands of the future? As part of its research to incorporate drone technology into agriculture — one of the major industries with excellent potential for growth — the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is testing sheep's reactions to unmanned aerial vehicles.
A first-of-its kind biomedical facility in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will allow researchers university-wide to study cures and treatments for such diseases as Alzheimer’s, diabetes, HIV, and Hepatitis C.
Alumni James "J." and Renae Pearson, of Lavonia, Georgia, have endowed a faculty position to support the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Connect with CALS
- Commercial Pesticide Recertification Mar 16, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Southern Piedmont Agricultural and Extension Center, 2375 Darvills Rd., Blackstone, VA
- VT Workplace Massage Mar 16, 2018 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Hahn Horticulture Garden
- Vineyard Pruning Workshop Mar 16, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Breaux Vineyard, Breaux Vineyards Lane, Purcellville, VA
- Agribusiness Production & Financial Management Mar 16, 2018 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM Institute for Advanced Learning & Research