Peter Ampim, Research Scientist, attended a two-day conference/workshop on high tunnel and strawberry production organized by AgriLife Extension on October 12 and 13, 2016 in Fort Worth. The event’s first day covered a range of issues including new items on pesticide laws and regulation, high tunnel designs and construction, integrating aquaponics and high tunnels, integrated …

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CAHS Juniors Lead in SGA

October 24, 2016

For CAHS juniors Regan Johnson and Kendric Jones, the college experience means broadening one academic awareness but also being part of an organized voice for the student body’s academic, social and cultural well being at PVAMU. Serving as liaison between students, faculty, administrators, both were elected to the University’s Student Government Association (SGA). Johnson, a …

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Raymond Thomas, Michelle Mbia, Cayla Steemer, Jessica Watts, and Tiffany Latin gave presentations at the CAHS Research Seminar Series on Thursday, October 20, 2016. Thomas and Latin shared their experiences on their summer study abroad trip to Namibia. Mbia gave a summary of the research study she has been conducting under the supervision of Peter …

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Twenty-five PVAMU students mentored by Cooperative Agriculture Research Center (CARC) Researchers submitted abstracts for oral and poster presentations for the Texas A&M University System 13th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium to be held November 3-4 on campus. Submissions covered topics related to gene expressions and early embryo development in goats. Another submission focused on how …

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Cooperative Agriculture Research Center (CARC) Research Scientist Ripendra Awal shared advances in drone technology for agriculture use with about 80 fourth and fifth graders of Landrum Elementary, in San Benito, TX, on October 5. Participating in National Youth Science Day celebration, Awal lectured on drone use and their importance. Awal’s presentation was covered by the …

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Andrea McDonald, Instructor in the Human Nutrition and Foods program, was recognized as a member of Prairie View A&M University’s (PVAMU) inaugural class of Forty under 40 awardees. The award celebrated forty PVAMU emerging leaders who have blazed a trail in their respective fields and who received their start on “the Hill.” The selected individuals …

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The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) of the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) convened the Data Science in Agriculture Summit, October 10th 2016 in Chicago to identify the frontiers and future of data in agriculture and build on existing U.S. government wide-efforts and investments in Big Data. In addition to NIFA staff, …

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Over three-hundred alumni and friends gathered for The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) 2016 Lindsey Weatherspoon Agriculture Breakfast during Homecoming Week. The Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Human Ecology’s co-organizers Tenelnger Abrom-Johnson and Jacklyn Sanders pulled together current students Raymond and Russell Thomas and CAHS alumna Zelia Wiley to share their CAHS stories …

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Carolyn J. Williams, Associate Administrator with the Cooperative Extension Program, will assume the role of Chair of the Association of Extension Administrators (AEA) effective November 2016. The Association of Extension Administrators represents the interests of 19 1890 Land-Grant Universities and Tuskegee University on matters pertaining to organization and policy, programs, goals and strategies, legislative and …

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