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Seasons Change, As Do Grocery Store Price Ranges

September 17, 2018 - Depending on the season, you may need to brace yourself before your next trip to the grocery store.  Shopper Freda Love admits, she wasn’t ready for the sticker shock she experienced on grocery store shelves. “Is it just me or are food prices becoming more expensive?” she balked. The mother of [...]

Why Ag Nutrition? A Student Profile

September 17, 2018 – It's one of the most important things a college student will do, choose a major. But choosing a major, that is right for you isn't always easy. Often young adults may have an idea of what they want to do, but it may not always correlate with what will make them [...]

Fall is For Planting

September 17, 2018 – Colorful foliage, falling leaves, campfires, and crisp air are all symbolic of fall, which means it's time to connect to nature or putter around in the yard. Because of HGTv's curb appeal segments, homeowners compete for new trends, fads and improved methods to win the coveted yard of the month. They insist [...]

Precision Agriculture: Technology Changing the Future of Farming

September 17, 2018 – Technology has changed society in ways that once seemed inconceivable, with self-driving cars, people planning trips to Mars, and having conversations with robots while sitting at their dinner tables. So, it should come as no surprise that, the farmland is now a new haven for "techies." Through Precision Agriculture, technology is [...]

Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal?

September 17, 2018 – If you are like most people, while growing up, you were probably told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This long-standing advice has withstood common food and nutritional misconceptions, diet myths, and lifestyle changes. And while countless studies and experts alike agree on the advantages, the benefits [...]

Extension Assists Waller County Farmers with High Infestation of Leaf Cutter Ants

June 4, 2018 - One of the challenges of farming is the presence of destructive elements, which have adverse effects on production and consequently revenue. Joseph Mezher, a Waller County farmer who specializes in fruit crops, medicinal plants, and vegetable production, faced problems with Leaf Cutter Ants. Mezher's farm had a well-established peach orchard that [...]

The Imani School Kick-off Boosted 4-H Enrollment of Youth and Adults

June 4, 2018 - Studies have shown that fully immersing oneself in the learning process enhances one’s ability to retain knowledge. The hands-on demonstrations offered by 4-H activities often provide opportunities for youth to ponder their future careers. Life skills such as sewing and gardening may have been lost on newer generations, but the Cooperative [...]

How Beans Turned from a Nuisance to a Profitable Enterprise

June 4, 2018 - It isn’t often a business can actually come from the trash heap unless it is an enterprise focused on recycling.  The Mesquite tree has been deemed a nuisance for the past several decades as more vacant land is developed.  In times past, the Mesquite tree "beans" were a vital food staple [...]

The Texas Medical Center Recognizes 4-H Fort Bend County Agent for Introducing Better Coping Skills for Healthy Living

June 4, 2018 - In 2016, the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences published a collective review of research specifically focused on yoga in schools. According to the results, yoga “is a viable and potentially efficacious strategy for improving child and adolescent health and therefore worthy of continued research,” with students reporting less [...]

Volunteerism Garners International Award Recognition for CARC Animal System Research Scientist

June 1, 2018 - Between now and the year 2050, the world's population is expected to increase by 2 billion people – that's almost six times the population of the United States. Agriculturalists, like the researchers, faculty, and extension professionals in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) are [...]