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Extension and Outreach

Clubs and Organizations

As part of a land-grant university, we strive to serve our community, state, nation, and the world at large through our Extension and outreach programs. See below for a list of faculty with Extension appointments and their areas of work.

Faculty Extension Interests

Name Extension focus
John Bovay Food labeling, safety, production, and the intersection of agricultural production and the environment
Mike Ellerbrock Community vitality, natural resources, and K-12 economic education
Travis Mountain
Financial and Economic well-being
Jonathan van Senten Aquaculture


Kohl Centre

The Kohl Centre exists to provide Virginia businesses and agribusinesses with financial, marketing, and management advice while also providing students with hands-on learning experiences through immersive, real-world projects that benefit Virginia's agribusiness industry. 


Every faculty member is involved with outreach. For more information about their work please visit their individual pages


John Bovay
Extension Program Leader
216-I Hutcheson Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061