On The Ag Quad
Article ItemPreparing Students for 21st Century Agriculture , article
This fall semester, we opened enrollment into our new Integrated Agriculture Technologies major.
Article ItemTraining the Next Generation , article
The School of Plant and Environmental Sciences introduced the new Integrated Agriculture Technologies major this academic year.
Article ItemLife Lessons from Soils, Students, and the Classroom , article
The School of Plant and Environmental Sciences held its annual Research Symposium and Blaser Lecture at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center.
Article ItemInternships, Jobs on the Menu at Annual Horticulture Industry Dinner , article
Students in the Virginia Tech School of Plant and Environmental Sciences met with industry professionals at the annual Horticulture Industry Dinner and Scholarship Night.
General ItemNew Faces on the Ag Quad
New Faculty members and staff.
Article ItemSoil Judging Team Qualifies for National Competition , article
The Virginia Tech Soil Judging Team has qualified for the 2023 National Soil Judging Competition.
Article Item4 The Soil: A Conversation , article
Podcast, 4 The Soil: A Conversation, was launched as a collaboration between several agencies and departments, including the Virginia Tech School of Plant and Environmental Sciences and the Virginia Cooperative Extension.
Article ItemFac-Staff Corner , article
News about Faculty members and staff in the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences.
Article ItemFall Field Trip to Tour Restoration Projects at Blue Ridge Discover Center , article
A group of Virginia Tech colleagues took a field trip to the Blue Ridge Discovery Center in Troutdale, Va.
Article ItemLearning Down Under , article
Australia is one of the major agricultural producers in the world, generating $155 billion a year and contributing 12 percent to the nation’s gross domestic product.
Article ItemCollaboration, Connections: Key Themes from CEA Summit East , article
Collaboration and connections are needed to drive the controlled environment agriculture industry. Those were the key themes discussed at the first-ever CEA Summit East.
Redirect ItemVirginia is for pumpkin lovers – and Virginia Tech is helping farmers meet the demand for all-things-pumpkin this fall , redirect
During the crisp and cool fall season, pumpkins are a hot commodity, and the demand for this festive squash is on the rise thanks in part to their delicious taste and decorative traits.
Article ItemBoxwood Blight Insight Group, led by Virginia Tech professor, wins USDA award , article
The Boxwood Blight Insight Group (BBIG) was awarded a Partnership Award from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture in the Program Improvement through Global Engagement Category.
In The Classroom
Article ItemPhoto Gallery: Learning on the Ag Quad , article
Students in the Turfgrass Management Class calibrate a drop spreader for applying granular fertilizer.
Article ItemDesigning the Perfect Yard , article
Students in the Residential Landscape Design class presented their designs to a homeowner.
Article ItemHarvesting in the Greenhouse , article
Students in the Greenhouse Management class harvested their lettuce crop.
Article ItemPhoto Gallery: Creating Beauty , article
Students in the Floral Design class make their own arrangements during a free design lab.