VT Ag Tech Program open house set for Oct. 29

ATVTVirginia Tech will hold an open house Oct. 29 for students interested in the Agricultural Technology Program in its College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

The program was created to offer hands-on experience utilizing state-of-the art equipment and facilities, a practical education that enables you to “hit the ground running,” and gain industry experience with a required internship. Students who successfully complete the two-year program earn an associate’s degree, and they can specialize in applied agricultural management or landscape and turf management.

Ag Tech Program students use the same campus, labs, farms and other resources as students enrolled in four-year programs. Typically 95 percent of graduates find employment in their fields of interest within six months of earning their degrees.

The open house is 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Litton Reaves Hall. A free lunch will be provided at West End Market (the first true marketplace-style dining operation on a university campus in the United States). More information can be found atwww.dining.vt.edu/centers/westend/west_end.html.

Please register at www.agtech.vt.edu or email agtech@vt.edu

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