Cooperative Agriculture Research Center

Cooperative Agriculture Research Center Archives - College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

CARC Research Publishes New Research in Geocarto International Journal

December 2 - Dr. Ram Ray had the opportunity to use satellite images to retrieve soil moisture from the topsoil surface at agricultural land. Along with his colleagues Drs. Kishan Singh and Sudhir Singh, this team of researchers focused on investigating the methods to estimate soil moisture using satellite images (e.g., Landsat and Sentinel-1), models [...]

AG BREAKFAST 2019

October 28 - For the past 32 years, the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences students, alumni, faculty, and staff have come together the morning before the homecoming parade to break bread, and this year was no exception. During Homecoming 2019, the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences gathered once again for the annual Lindsey [...]

Alvin Junior High Students Spends A Day with CAHS

April 15 - Students from Alvin Junior High School recently paid a visit to the Prairie View A&M University campus as a stop on their college tour. While visiting, students had a hands-on, fully in-depth learning of everything the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences has to offer. It was a full day of activities [...]

Recognizing the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

April 15 - Mrs. Vida Harrison won the Excellence in Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Peer Educator Awards at the EFNEP 50 Year Celebration.  The work she has done as a EFNEP Peer Educator with Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program began September 1, 2007. By staying abreast of current research, Harrison [...]

Webb County Extension Read For Life Program Featured Locally

April 15 - The work that Prairie View A&M University does reaches far beyond its campus with thanks in part to the Cooperative Extension Program (CEP). A recent local television appearance by CEP Family and Community Health Agent for Webb County Ashley Gastineau highlighted the Read for Life program which helps inform Laredo, Texas residents [...]

PVAMU Reach Success at ARD

April 15 - Prairie View A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Human Sciences researchers, faculty members, and their students represented well at the 19th Biennial Association of 1890 Research Directors (ARD) Research Symposium held in Jacksonville, Florida. Faculty, staff and students from the 19, 1890 land-grant universities shared research in more than 800 oral and [...]

Visiting Researcher Is Lighting the Way for Agriculture in Space

By: Taelor Smith February 18 - Research being done on Prairie View A&M University’s farm has extraordinary potential. A visiting Mechatronics Engineer from Mexico is collaborating with researchers from PVAMU’s College of Agriculture and Human Sciences, and what they’re cooking up could change the way astronauts eat in space. Dr. Ernesto Olvera is conducting research [...]

CARC Researcher Studies the Growth of Salmonella in Pistachios

By Precious Effiong February 11 - Dr. Mahta Moussavi is one of the Cooperative Agricultural Research Center’s Post-doctoral Researchers who is making a big difference on the campus of Prairie View A&M University. While serving on a team of researchers from across the country, Moussavi carried out a study to examine the nature of Salmonella [...]

CAHS Dean Hosts College-Wide Meeting

January 14 - Prairie View A&M University College of Agriculture and Human Sciences students will return to campus to start the Spring 2019 semester focused and ready to take on new goals. Thanks to the productive College-Wide Meeting held on January 9th, this energy will be matched by the faculty, staff, and supporters of the [...]

CARC Research Publishes New Research in Journal of Mountain Science

January 14 - Dr. Ram Ray had the opportunity to study the hydrological cycle and the way evapotranspiration affects freshwater resources using satellite data. Along with his colleagues Ma Ze-zhong, and He Yi-ping, this team of researchers focused on the infamous Three Gorges Reservoir Region in China where they were able to evaluate the impact [...]