Cooperative Agriculture Research Center

Cooperative Agriculture Research Center

1890-EDEN Partners with FEMA to Prepare Texas’ Underserved Communities for Disaster

July 9, 2018 - Evidenced from the numerous families assisted by Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program after Hurricane Harvey in counties like Waller, Harris and Liberty, underserved communities, particularly in the rural areas of Texas, can significantly benefit from research-based disaster education. Researchers contend natural disasters such as hurricanes, wildfires, droughts, and floods are [...]

PVAMU Agricultural Research Serves USAID Farmer to Farmer Program in Gujarat, India

July 9, 2018 - The USAID Farmer to Farmer (F2F) Program transfers technical knowledge and expertise of U.S. experts, agricultural producers and businesses on a voluntary basis to middle-income countries around the world. The primary goal of the F2F program is to promote sustainable improvements in climate change, food security, and education. Moreover, the program [...]

New CAHS Leadership Has Arrived at PVAMU…Gerard D’Souza

July 2, 2018 – The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) new dean and director of land-grant programs, Gerard D’Souza, officially assumed leadership on July 1st. The employees and students readily anticipate his vision to help lead the College to its next stage of growth. D’Souza brings an astounding amount of experience from his [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Strawberry Research Provides Service to Texas Farmers

April 23, 2018 - Strawberries are proven to improve cardiovascular and brain health, as well as prevent some types of cancer. It’s no wonder Prairie View A&M University is trying to get ahead of the curve by finding ways to help limited-resource farmers successfully grow organic strawberries. According to the USDA, California produces 91-percent of [...]

CAHS Scientist Ram Ray Published on estimating land surface variables using models and satellite data in Texas and California

Assessment of Land Surface Models at the heterogeneous terrain and climate regimes is essential for understanding complex hydrological and biophysical parameterization. The models assist in responding to climate change in the global eco-climate system because they quantify and analyze the surface energy fluxes and its variations. Ram Ray, Research Scientist, and his colleagues examined the [...]

2018 Land Grant Week Celebration

The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences organized the First Land Grant Week, April 16-19 2018. This event was an effort of the college leadership to appreciate and encourage excellence of our students, alumni, faculty, research scientists, extension personnel, and supporting staff.  Sixty two undergraduate and graduate students from five colleges gave oral and poster presentations. [...]

Development of Value-Added Food Processing Research Infrastructure in the Cooperative Agriculture Research Center at Prairie View A&M University

March 18, 2018 - Additional laboratories will provide the capability to characterize the chemical, physical, sensory and microbial components found in the meat, dairy, fruit, and vegetable products produced on the PVAMU Farm.  These laboratories will not only support the research carried out on the PVAMU campus but will also serve as a resource for [...]