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Cooperative Extension Program Archives - College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

The Prairie View Farmers’ Market

October 28 -The all-new Prairie View Farmers’ Market is off to a great start! With its recent debut on the Prairie View A&M University campus, it is sure to have continued success in the coming months. The first two Prairie View Farmers’ Market events have attracted more than 100 attendees from the University community, including [...]


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 [...]

PVAMU 2019 National MANRRS Quiz Bowl Champions

April 15 - Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) won 1st Place in the National MANRRS Quiz Bowl Competition at the National MANRRS Career Fair and Training Conference in Overland Park, KS, April 6. The team, named “The Golden Panthers” defeated the Quiz Bowl team [...]

Harris County 4-H Agent Featured on Great Day Houston

April 1 - Though a new concept to many, vertical planting is becoming more popular in urban communities that offer minimal space for farming. Prairie View A&M Cooperative Extension Program Agent Jeremy Peaches is doing his part to teach and inform youth on proper techniques to grow food in the city with his recent feature [...]

PVAMU Shines at 2019 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

March 18 -It is another year in the books for Prairie View A&M at the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo (HSLR). This year, the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences kept the tradition alive as the only Historically Black College and University represented at this event. Each year HLSR brings millions of people [...]

Vegetable Planting Day at Jones Elementary

February 18 - A freezing, windy and early Friday morning couldn't slow down the excitement of H.T. Jones Elementary students as they prepared for the moment they'd anticipated since before they left for their holiday break. The time was here to plant vegetables in their campus' new raised garden beds. The NextGEN (gardening, education, nutrition) [...]

FFA Career Development Event

By: Tucker Wilson February 18 - Later this week, hundreds of high school students will converge onto the Prairie View A&M University campus.  The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences will host its 6th annual FFA Career Development Event (CDE) on "the hill," Thursday, February 21st. This event has grown significantly since its introduction in [...]

Free Tax Prep

Earn it! Keep it! Grow it! Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program February 18 - Tax season is here, and despite the expected delays the recent government shutdown may have caused, tax experts urge you to file your returns as soon as possible. And if you’re like a lot of people, you may need assistance. Prairie [...]

Where Are They Now: Christopher Johnson

February 18 - The friendships, lessons, and knowledge gained at Prairie View A&M University is the common theme of why alumni hold their alma mater near to their hearts. Christopher Johnson’s PV experience helped prepare him for the life he lives today and better allowed him to give back to others. Johnson found his purpose [...]

PVAMU Supports Worthing High School

By: Taelor Smith February 18 - In celebration of the newly renovated Worthing High School, Houston Independent School District hosted a grand reopening ceremony for students and the community to show off the new additions recently made to the school. With Prairie View A&M’s Cooperative Extension Program being very active in the Sunnyside community where Worthing High School [...]