West Virginia State building greenhouse for new ag courses

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State University is building a greenhouse complex in Institute to accommodate the college’s new agricultural courses.

The school said last week it began demolishing dilapidated parts of a rehab center it owns to make way for the greenhouse. It will also renovate the still-inhabitable parts of the rehab center for future use.

The college is offering new programs focusing on agricultural economics, agribusiness and plant-soil science through a federally-funded scholarship program.

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