October 10: Plant disease walk with Dr. Anton Baudoin
October 12: Hokie Bulb tulip bulb preorder pickup
October 12: CALS Alumni Organization Scramble for Scholars
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech
Cost: $125 per player
Sponsor: CALS Alumni Organization
Contact: Jamie Lucero (email@example.com | 540-231-9666)
More information: www.cals.vt.edu/alumni/files/scramble-for-scholars-golf-tournament.pdf
October 19: Fall seminar series — Xiaoshu Li, “On-site Experience Effect on Interest Groups in Forest Management”
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Location: 310 Hutcheson Hall
Sponsor: Agricultural and Applied Economics
Contact: Ashley Clark (firstname.lastname@example.org | 540-231-0913)
More information: www.aaec.vt.edu/aaec/AAEC_Department_Seminars.html
October 19: 2012 Dairy Science Student Open House
Time: 5-7 p.m.
This two-day program is designed for anyone interested in Dairy Science at Virginia Tech. This session will cover University and College admissions information, the Dairy Science program, curriculum, and activities.
October 20: Hokie Bugfest
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: The Inn at Virginia Tech — Latham Ballroom
Sponsor: W.B. Alwood Entomological Society, Entomology, 4-H
Contact: Mike Weaver (email@example.com | 540-231-6543)
More information: Entomology website
This free festival, sponsored by the VT Department of Entomology, will feature live insect displays, games, crafts, and an art contest. Insect enthusiasts can feed pet tarantulas, watch cockroach races, try on a beekeeper’s suit, and visit the Insect Zoo. This is a fun and educational event for the entire family.
October 25: Dairy Science graduate seminar: Sebastian Arriola, “Amino Acid Post-Absorptive Metabolism in the Lactating Dairy Cow”
Time: 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Location: 1860 Litton-Reaves
Contact: Becky Michael (firstname.lastname@example.org | 540-231-6331)
October 31: Pruning woody plants
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Location: Hahn Horticulture Garden
Contact: Stephanie Huckestein (email@example.com | 540-231-5970)
November 8: CALS Fall Fest Homecoming Celebration
November 15: Exploring Greenhouse Energy Efficiency
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: B&M Greenhouse, 1822 Greenhouse Road, Farmville, Va.
Cost: $10 per person, includes lunch