Cooperative Agriculture Research Center

Cooperative Agriculture Research Center

Barouei Publishes on Microbial Safety of Pistachios

Research Scientist Javad Barouei of the CARC Food Systems research group was a member of a team of scientists from University of California at Davis, University of Rutgers and University of Florida who published an article on microbial safety of pistachios in this month’s Food Microbiology Journal (Volume 67, Pages 85 - 96). In their [...]

The First Phase of the Water Quality REEU Program Completes with a Great Success

Fifteen undergraduate students from Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU), Texas A&M University (TAMU) and other Universities across the US attended a four-week Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates (REEU) Fellowship in Water Quality at TAMU, College Station. This fellowship provided hands-on learning experiences in water quality, exposure to careers in agricultural research and extension, and [...]

Newton Chairs Agriculture Research Service Panel

Gary R. Newton, Director of the International Goat Research Center and Leader of the Animal System, was selected by the Office of National Programs to chair a USDA Agricultural Research Service review panel for the Food Animal Production National Program. The panel examined and scored research plans centered on production practices, including stress, in cattle, [...]

CARC Explores New Innovations

Time is indispensable. As a farmer, time is valuable and can’t be wasted. With innovations in technology, farmers have new tools that will engage them in more time and cost effective ways to make use of their land. The technology that is now available allows them to detect what is in the ground and monitor [...]

CAHS Scientist Publishes on Estimating Hydrological and Meteorological Characteristics in the Sierra Nevada Mountain-California

The quantification of energy interactions among land surface, atmosphere, and surface vegetation is significant to comprehend the hydrological cycle in montane watersheds. Moreover, elevation change is essential in causing variations in energy fluxes. Thus, estimating the major components of energy interactions is essential for better understanding of the hydrological process. Ram Ray, Research Scientist, and [...]

CAHS Participates and Wins at Association of 1890 Research Directors Research Symposium 2017

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 [...]

Foxworth Serves USAID Farmer to Farmer Program in Nepal

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 [...]

Texas Water Day at the Capitol

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 [...]

Prairie View A&M Livestock Show Team Wins

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 [...]

Immigration: What Language Does Our Soil Speak?

The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences is home to amazing researchers who enjoy learning about soil science as well as researching topics relating to dust. Richard W. Griffin, Professor and Research Scientist, along with several CAHS research staff dug 6 feet into the ground in many areas around Waller County in order to determine [...]