Healthy Food, Healthy People, Healthy Planet. Welcome to Innovations. Highlighting Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Virginia Agricultural and Experiment Station, and Virginia Cooperative Extension, this publication will keep you in-the-know on the latest innovations by our top students, faculty, and researchers. Published three times a year, Innovations also showcases the college’s alumni who champion Virginia Tech’s mission long after graduation. From finding ways to feed a hungry world to helping Virginians lead better lives, the stories of CALS’ and VCE’s past, present, and future illustrate the work being done to foster healthy food, healthy people, and a healthy planet.