Cooperative Extension Program

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Feral Hog Program Wildly Popular

Derrick Banks, CEP Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources at Prairie View A&M University, spoke with constituents in Ft. Bend County about the growing nuisance of feral hogs for weeks, so he knew that it was a hot-button issue. What he may not have known, however, was that the number of persons attending a workshop [...]

The CAHS and Texas A&M AgriLife Gear Up to Host National Conference

The 2017 National Extension and Research Administrative Officers’ Conference hosted by the College of Agriculture & Human Sciences and Texas A&M AgriLife will be held in San Antonio, TX, April 23-26. NERAOC is intended for administrators, program directors and staff with responsibility over USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) land grant programs. These [...]

YouthLab’s Impact on Dallas County 4-Her’s

As a follow-up to the magnificent experience during the 2016 Youth Leadership Laboratory (YouthLab), 30 4-H members in Dallas County got a chance to be Agricultural Scientists for an entire week. Under the leadership of Noel Estwick, Information Specialist with the Cooperative Agricultural Research Center (CARC) in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS), [...]

CEP County Agent Makes Front Page News

Bell County Cooperative Extension Program (CEP) agent and Registered Dietician Sheryl Austin was featured on the front page of the Food Section in the Temple Daily Telegram. The article highlighted Austin’s recent cooking class. Prairie View A&M University's CEP partnership with Oldways, Inc, has allowed extension agents in Dallas, Bell, and Waller counties an opportunity [...]

REAP Addresses Food Production: From the Farm to the Table

Our nation is faced with a critical shortage of well-trained professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. Innovative programs that are accessible and attractive to young people are needed to generate their interest in undergraduate and graduate science majors. As a land-grant and Historically Black College and University (HBCU), Prairie View A&M, brought about by [...]

Overview of Volunteering in a HLSR Exhibit

Rationale: Recruit majors into university. Generate leads. Market organization. Build and enhance brand. Expand partnerships. What should I do before volunteering for my shift? Sign-up via CAHS HLSR webpage & VolunteerSpot. Educate yourself about the exhibit. https://www.pvamu.edu/project2050/ Arrive at Booth 30 to 40 minutes before your shift. Have fresh breath, a clean face, teeth, body, [...]

Extension, Edgewood ISD ‘shoe’ their generosity to Title 1 students

Elementary school children from the Edgewood ISD in San Antonio try on their new shoes during the Great Zapato Roundup Elementary, middle and high school students from Title 1 schools in the Edgewood Independent School District received an early Christmas present thank to the Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, the Texas [...]