College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

CAHS Student Gets $125,000 Scholarship

One of the 2014 USDA/1890 Scholars Program recipients will be attending the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) at Prairie View this fall. Mr. Raymond Thomas is one of the most recent scholars to be accepted into the USDA/1890 Scholars Program, and he has chosen Prairie View A&M University as the 1890 institution at [...]

PVAMU MANRRS recognizes Hodge and Jones

The members of the Prairie View A&M University MANRRS (Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences) Chapter recognized Mr. Horace Hodge, USDA/1890 Program Liaison and Dr. Wash Jones, Assistant Professor, CAHS during a special meeting on April 26th. Ms. Rose Marie Somers 2013/2013 President and Mr. Christopher Wong, 2014/2015 President officially presented Dr. Jones [...]

Agriculture students excel at 2014 National MANRRS Conference

Christopher Wong and Robert Woodie McClennon Jr., College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) students, received accolades at the 29th Annual National Career Fair and Training Conference of the Society for Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) March 27-29 in Birmingham, AL. Wong won 1st Place and a $300 monetary award in [...]

25% of College Students Infected??

Panthers United is a campus recognized student organization, supported by the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS). The organization's primary focus is to exemplify leadership while impacting the lives of limited resource families through support and service to Prairie View A&M University and the local community. Panthers United has undergone several major transitions over the years. It has recently elected new leadership as [...]

Natural Hair, Nutrition, and Coconut Oil?

Natural hair experience!  What’s On Your Plate Today? (April Edition) What's On Your Plate? (April Edition) I spent a few years debating if I wanted to allow my hair to go natural or not.  My daughter has always been natural and my mother wore her hair natural for several years. I’ve always been [...]

Prairie View Hosts Its First FFA Career Development Event

On February 28, 2014, Prairie View A&M University hosted its first FFA Career Development Event. Almost 700 high school students and several teachers from different high schools around Texas came to participate in the event.  FFA CDEs are events at which high school students can come learn valuable information regarding careers in the Agriculture field and [...]

Texas Sustainable Strawberry Production

Prairie View A&M University's Cooperative Extension Program along with the Cooperative Agricultural Research Center in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences is partnering with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension to conduct research on ways to increase the production of strawberries, a highly valued commodity, in Texas. This project is being funded by a one-year grant from the [...]

LESPEDEZA – Alternative Parasite Control

History Sericea lespedeza is an introduced perennial legume that was first recognized as a potential weed problem in southeast Kansas in the early 1980s. This plant was introduced into the United States by the USDA in 1900 for erosion control. In the 1930s it was planted on strip-mined areas in southeast Kansas, and in the [...]

Groundbreaking for New CAHS/COB Facility

CAHS faculty and staff at the groundbreaking for the new CAHS/COB facility On Thursday, January 23, 2014, the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) and the College of Business (COB) at Prairie View A&M University held an official groundbreaking for a new facility that the two colleges will occupy in 2015. The [...]

PV Livestock Club Demonstrates Outstanding Performance

In the first time that Prairie View A&M University has competed at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo in the Dairy Goat Competition, Prairie View's Livestock Club members Robert “Woodie” McClennon, Theo Reed and Bryce Peterson, along with advisors Scott Horner and Dwight Rhodes brought home 1 reserve champion and 3 champion ribbons.  The winning [...]