News & Upcoming Events
CALS Events Calendar
- Jul 27 Beef Up Three-day hands-on beef processing short-course.
- Jul 28 Beef Up Three-day hands-on beef processing short-course.
- Jul 29 Beef Up Three-day hands-on beef processing short-course.
- Aug 26 2023 Ram Test Sheep Field Day & Educational Program
- Sep 22 2023 VT Southwest AREC Ram Test Annual Sale & Field Day
School of Animal Sciences in the News (Formerly APSC and DASC)
Article ItemA farmer's death sparks Hokie alumna's advocacy for wellness efforts in agriculture , article
Amy Johnson found her calling as an advocate for mental and physical wellness in the farming industry after responding to an emergency in rural Virginia.
Article ItemHighly contagious avian influenza confirmed in Virginia commercial poultry industry , article
The disease could be economically devastating to Virginia poultry industry and could also cause backyard owners to lose their entire flock, says Michael Persia, a Virginia Tech expert.
Article ItemTechnology and agriculture collide at the inaugural Ag-Tech Field Day , article
The exhibition featured dozens of technology industry representatives who showcased the latest tools that are supporting the commonwealth’s largest private industry — agriculture.
Article ItemVirginia Tech Helmet Ratings expand to include equestrians , article
After two years of research, the Virginia Tech's nationally renowned helmet lab has released ratings for equestrian sports — which are responsible for more emergency room visits for head injury than any sport in the U.S.
Article ItemService dog lends super sniffer to enable student to participate in horse lab , article
With the help of her trusty service dog Gideon, Devin Wynne, a senior in the School of Animal Sciences, is experiencing the same renowned educational opportunities available to other students.
Article ItemMARE Center offers ‘thorough’ experience for students , article
Animal science students from Virginia Tech gain real-world research experience with former thoroughbred racehorses at the Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension Center.
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