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Animal Systems Research Archives - College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

CARC Researcher’s Study Featured in Health Blog

November 26 - Having a glass of milk for many people doesn’t seem like a daunting task. For individuals whose bodies digest milk differently, the excitement of enjoying dairy products is very short-lived. A Cooperative Agricultural Research Center scientist is doing his part to make sure everyone is able to have dairy options that are [...]

CAHS Alumni Leading Students Into Veterinary Careers

Novemember 12 - Veterinary science students at Nimitz High School in Irving Independent School District are learning the ins and outs of running a veterinary clinic through the Nimitz Pet Care program. This business is solely run by the students under the guidance of Demond Spiller, a College of Agriculture and Human Sciences alumni who has [...]

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 [...]

Strengthening Communication Skills of Agricultural Students

Members of the Animal Systems Research Group are collaborating with Drs. Holli Leggette-Archer and Theresa P. Murphrey from the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications at Texas A&M University. Leggette-Archer and Murphrey recently received a Higher Education Challenge grant from the USDA to strengthen communication skills of agricultural students. The goal is to prepare [...]

Foxworth Highlighted in a Peace Corps Volunteer’s Blog

CARC Research Scientist William B. Foxworth’s recent training efforts with the Farmer-to-Farmer program in Nepal were highlighted in a Peace Corps Volunteer’s blog published by Winrock International. Prairie View A&M University currently has three graduates serving as Peace Corp volunteers, which is tied for fifth among HBCU’s.   Gary Newton, Ph.D. Research Scientist Leader (Animal [...]

Newton Chairs Agriculture Research Service Panel

Gary R. Newton, Director of the International Goat Research Center and Leader of the Animal System, was selected by the Office of National Programs to chair a USDA Agricultural Research Service review panel for the Food Animal Production National Program. The panel examined and scored research plans centered on production practices, including stress, in cattle, [...]

Short Course on Goat Reproductive Management Offered

The International Goat Research Center (CARC) conducted a one-day “Introduction to Goat Reproductive Management” short course on September 15. Research Scientist Bill Foxworth and Research Specialist Scott Horner conducted the program with the aid of several undergraduate students. The nine attendees ranged from goat producers to veterinarians from a variety of geographic locations across the [...]

International Visitor Receives Hands-On Training In Reproductive Technologies

Nickola Metodiev, a visiting scientist from Bulgaria sponsored by The Norman E. Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, visited the International Goat Research Center to receive hands-on training in reproductive technologies. He was accompanied by Carey Satterfield, Associate Professor of Animal Science at Texas A&M University. Associate Director and International Training Coordinator for The Borlaug Institute [...]

Research Leader Invited to Serve on Editorial Board

Dr. Gary Newton, Research Leader of the Animal Science System, was invited to serve a three-year term on the Editorial Board of Domestic Animal Endocrinology beginning July 2016. The journal covers the entire spectrum of endocrinology at the whole animal, organismal, cellular, and molecular levels, with a focus on domestic species.  Newton previously served as [...]

“Outlook on Agriculture” informs about CAHS and CEP

The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) has been working to keep the "A" in PVAMU and serve the land-grant mission of the University. One of the most recent efforts of CAHS was the “Outlook on Agriculture” radio talk show on KPVU. The College of Agriculture took to the air waves over the past spring semester [...]