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    • 4-H educational centers help area schools teach science, ecology, and life skills 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-08-31)
      For some of Virginia's students, going back to school may include going to camp--one of commonwealth's 4-H educational centers for a unique instructional experience. Schools across the state utilize the centers to teach ...
    • 4-H State Congress to be held June 20-23 at Virginia Tech 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-06-07)
      Youth from across the commonwealth will "Go Wild with 4-H" during Virginia's 85th annual 4-H State Congress June 20-23 on Virginia Tech's campus. Fran Harris, former professional WNBA basketball, will be the keynote speaker ...
    • Ag Day to be celebrated Sunday, March 20 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-03-11)
      Virginia will celebrate Ag Day, Sunday, March 20, to recognize the commonwealth's agriculture industry, an important part of Virginia's economy.
    • Annual Yearling Auction, Oct. 10, at Middleburg AREC 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2004-10-01)
      Sale of Virginia Tech's yearling horses at the Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Sunday, Oct. 10, will give horse enthusiasts the opportunity to acquire some of the finest horses in the state.
    • Biological Farming Group plans conference for Feb. 18-19 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2004-12-21)
      Some of the special issues in biological farming - organic certification and pastured poultry along with issues common to all of agriculture such as farm policy and tax management - will be among the many topics at the ...
    • Bring Non-Perishable Food Donation To Virginia Tech's Farm & Family Showcase 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2003-08-06)
      Visitors are asked to bring a donation of non-perishable food when they come to the Farm & Family Showcase at Virginia Tech's Kentland Farm, Thursday to Saturday, Sept. 4 to 6.
    • Ceremony to launch Hahn Horticulture Garden expansion 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-07-29)
      Virginia Tech will break ground for the Peggy Lee Hahn Pavilion in the Peggy Lee Hahn Horticulture Garden at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2.
    • Clover Change for Hurricane relief part of national 4-H Week Oct. 2-8 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-09-30)
      Clover Change, a statewide 4-H project to assist with Hurricane Katrina relief, will be just one of the ways Virginia 4-H members will celebrate national 4-H Week Oct. 2 to 8.
    • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences names interim associate dean 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-08-15)
      Virginia Tech has named Mark A. McCann, formerly head of the Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech, interim associate dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and interim director of Virginia ...
    • Computer program helps farmers make decisions about pastureland 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-03-11)
      A team in Virginia Tech's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is leading the development of the Pastureland Management System (PLMS), a free, practical, and portable computer-based aid program that helps livestock ...
    • Dairy Club receives national recognition 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2004-09-10)
      The Dairy Club of Virginia Tech was named the Outstanding Chapter in the American Dairy Science Association Student Affiliate Division for the third consecutive year and the 13th time since 1980. The honor was presented ...
    • Electronic money transfers require consumers to be even more careful about accounts 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-01-05)
      Electronic money transfers aren't just for the big banks anymore. Consumers, knowingly or not, are initiating these transactions much more now than ever before.
    • Experts note possible discovery of Asian Soybean Rust spores 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-08-19)
      Virginia Tech scientists say that there has been a change in the status of the fungus causing Asian Soybean Rust but that the new information is still too preliminary for any action on the part of the Commonwealth's soybean ...
    • Experts working to help Virginians use new dietary guidelines 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-06-02)
      One small change at a time might be a way Virginians can eat a healthier diet. Virginia Tech experts are helping Virginians learn how to make some small changes that might prevent weight gain in the hope that the small ...
    • Hahn Horticulture Garden hosts June 11 Gala 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-05-31)
      The newly named Hahn Horticulture Garden at Virginia Tech will blossom even more at its newest social fund-raising event, a Garden Gala from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the garden on Washington Street. The event ...
    • Happy Feet keep youngsters walking at Beeks Elementary in Blacksburg 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-11-07)
      Students at Margaret Beeks Elementary School in Blacksburg may not be setting world records, but they are setting records for themselves to get exercise.
    • HOLIDAY TIPS: Safety precautions key to successful turkey preparations 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2004-11-17)
      Whether you are planning your first holiday dinner or you're a turkey-cooking veteran, food safety precautions should be paramount when preparing your turkey feast.
    • John Hillison honored by alumni organization 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2004-09-22)
      John Hillison, head of Virginia Tech's Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, was awarded the Outstanding Faculty Service Award by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Alumni Organization. The award ...
    • Kevin Boyle named head of Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-10-11)
      Kevin J. Boyle, of Newport, Va., has been named head of the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech.
    • Learn About Virginia Agriculture At Virginia Tech Showcase: Farm & Family Showcase, September 4-6 

      Johnson, Mary Ann (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2003-07-02)
      Virginia Tech's Farm and Family Showcase will offer a convenient one-stop shop for information about agriculture, landscaping, forestry, and a variety of topics that involve families from Thursday, Sept. 4 to Saturday, ...