College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

Micro-Loan Workshops in Fort Bend County Give Family Farms Hope for the Future

June 18, 2018 - Rather than feel defeated during a slow economy, small businesses can turn to experts for assistance to gain access to banking services and get advice on building a favorable credit score.  According to a survey conducted by the National Small Business Association (SBA), 43 percent of small businesses seeking loans were [...]

CED Continues to Respond to Victims of Hurricane Harvey

June 18, 2018 - Since August last year when Hurricane Harvey first made landfall and devastated the southeast region of Texas, Prairie View A&M University's Cooperative Extension Program (CEP) agents have continued to respond to community members who fell victim to its effects. One such example is Yolany Mejia, a resident of Cleveland, TX in [...]

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Expresses Interest in Prairie View A&M University

June 18, 2018 - The Cooperative Extension Program in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences participated with Texas A&M in the “Battle Ground to Breaking Ground” (BG2BG) program hosted in Dallas, Texas, May 31, 2018.  Sonny Perdue, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, attended the event in support of the initial 2014 Farm Bill designating veterans [...]

Agricultural Students Participated as Volunteers with the Earth Team Bringing Hands-On Experiential Learning Activities to the Classroom

June 4, 2018 - Soil quality is an essential component to the sustainability of food and fiber production. It is also vital for clean air and water, livestock grazing, and many other functions that support life as we know it and for future generations. Undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) [...]

Establishing an Intelligent Equipment Lab for Precision Agriculture at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU)

April 23, 2018 - Agriculture produces food and fiber, which are essential in our daily lives. With a dramatic increase in the world's population over the next few decades, the question of how we will feed a growing population is becoming more crucial. Precision agriculture (PA) is a scientific advancement that answers the call as [...]

A Haitian delegate visited PVAMU and Discussed Potential Collaboration with CAHS

March 18, 2018 - A Haitian delegate composed of two senators and the mayor of LaGonave Island visited Prairie View A&M University and met Dr. Ali Fares, Interim Dean and Director of Land-Grant Programs at the Cooperative Agricultural Research Center on Wednesday, February 21. They were accompanied by a team from the Tri-County Black Chamber [...]

Prairie View & FFA: Impacting lives Across the Country

April 2, 2018 - Having a relationship with national agricultural organizations like FFA is important for a  land-grant university such as Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). Working together, the college can enhance its programs and prepare students poised to become leaders in the agricultural industry in an impactful way. PVAMU offers research and learning through [...]

PVAMU Water Team Celebrates the 2018 World Water Day by Connecting with Students

April 2, 2018 - The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) joined the global community to celebrate the annual World Water Day on March 22nd.  This year, the theme of the celebration was Nature for Water – Exploring Nature-based Solutions to the Water Challenges We Face in the 21st Century.  The CAHS Water Team [...]

CAHS Members at the Annual Chili Cook-Off Competition of Prairie View Trail Riders Association

The 2018 Annual Chili Cook-Off Competition organized by Prairie View Trail Riders Association (PVTRA) took place at Kilpatrick’s Place, 22063 FM 1098 Prairie View, TX 77445, an open field west of the Prairie View A&M University Panthers’ football stadium on Monday, February 19. Ripendra Awal, Chandra Adams, and Ali Fares were among several members of [...]

Preparing Texas Youth for College, College Prep 101 Workshop Series

March 18, 2018 - In 2017, National 4-H Headquarters released a new strategic plan with an outcome of preparing youth for college and career. This outcome is created to promote first-generation college access; to provide exposure to college and career opportunities, and to offer youth engagement in college and career readiness activities and programs. To [...]