Prairie View A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) annual Agricultural Field Day will be held Friday, April 28th and Saturday, April 29th on the main campus of Prairie View A&M University. The Ag Field Day (as it is commonly known) tagline “Educating, Innovating and Cultivating through Teaching, Research and Service” surmises that …

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Cooperative Extension Program 4-H Agents Shannon Johnson-Lackey and John Ferguson and Program Specialist Joice A. Jeffries engaged educators at the 99th State Conference of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) in Plano, Texas. The trio presented a workshop entitled “SEW ON! Fostering Meaningful Connections through 4-H Sewing Projects” to engage volunteers in …

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At any given point, so much can be running through the mind of an average student at Prairie View: goals, challenges, fears, and ambitions. However, the students who make the most of their educational career are the ones who seek out and appreciate the wealth of opportunities this institution has to offer. The Outlook on …

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CAHS’ researchers, faculty members, and their students presented 36 oral and poster presentations at the 18th Association of 1890 Research Directors, Inc. (ARD) Research Symposium 2017, which was held from April 1-4, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. The 36 presentations were given by 10 scientists/faculty/post-doctoral fellows, and 19 undergraduate and 7 graduate students. The presentations covered …

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Parents and children, PV alumni, community partners and many more stopped by the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) exhibit at the 2017 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo to visit the volunteer staff and learn more about what makes the CAHS a beacon of light in Texas. For three weeks from Tuesday, March 7th …

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The USAID Farmer to Farmer Program provides technical assistance from U.S. specialists to farmers, farm groups, agribusinesses and other agriculture sector institutions in developing and transitional countries with the goal of promoting sustainable improvements in food security and agricultural processing, production and marketing. Bill Foxworth, Research Scientist, International Goat Research Center (IGRC), traveled recently to …

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Wednesday March 22nd 2017 was the World Water Day. In celebration of this event and to raise awareness of water issues in Texas, Texas Water Foundation organized “Texas Water Day at the Capitol”. The program featured speakers from national and state levels with different topics that covered various water programs and issues in Texas. Several …

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CARC Water Team members Ripendra Awal, Ram Ray, Haimanote Bayabil, Almoutaz El-Hassan, and Ali Fares actively participated and contributed to the 51st Annual Meeting of the South-Central Section, Geological Society of America, which was held from March 13-14, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. The Water Team members gave four oral presentations during the meeting. Awal …

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On March 6-8, twelve Prairie View A&M Livestock Show Team members and 24 dairy goats from the International Goat Research Center (IGRC) competed at the 2017 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The team brought back numerous ribbons, as well as trophies for having the outstanding dairy herd, and Junior (kid) and Senior (Milker) group of …

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The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences continued its mission to serve the community by hosting its 4th annual FFA Career Development Event (CDE) at Prairie View on February 23rd. This event has grown significantly since its introduction in 2014 and continues to impact the lives of FFA members from several Texas counties. This year, …

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