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Cooperative Extension Program Archives - College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

Spice Up Your Thanksgiving with Sorrel Juice

November 19 - It’s that special time of year when we reunite with family and enjoy special feasts. Most families have extraordinary recipes and foods that they prepare for Thanksgiving, some of which are particularly exceptional to their culture. On Prairie View A&M University’s farm, researchers are studying sorrel, a subtropical plant that has potential to [...]

Where Are They Now: James Motton, CEP Extension Agent

November 19 - As a fresh high school graduate, James Motton had no true commitment to the next step in his life until his parents encouraged him to attend Prairie View A&M University. Although he had no background or experience with agriculture, his dad ignited his interest to enter the College of Agriculture of Human Sciences [...]

Where Are They Now: Demond Spiller

November 12 - Prairie View A&M's College of Agriculture and Human Sciences provides its students multiple paths to success on a daily basis. Demond Spiller's CAHS experience has put him on a path to leading others into the world of agriculture. Spiller spent the majority of his life raising and showing cattle, and he wanted [...]

CARC Researchers Publish on National MDPI Website

November 12 - Some would argue that Global climate change has significantly shifted various weather patterns and impacted a multitude of climates. Prairie View A&M University researchers Dr. Ripendra Awal, Dr. Haimanote Bayabil, and Dr. Ali Fares set out to find out how extreme precipitation due to climate change has taken its toll on the [...]

Jeff Simmons Visits PVAMU

November 5 - Join us Friday November 9th 2018, for a special presentation at 9:30 a.m. inside the CEP Auditorium located at the Carden-Waller Building.  That’s where Jeff Simmons, the President and CEO of Elanco Animal Health, will enlighten us by focusing on some of the most pressing issues of our time. Long before Food [...]

Where Are They Now: Jeremy Peaches

November 2 - Jeremy Peaches is one College of Agriculture and Human Sciences graduate who knows the importance of giving back and keeping the spirit of agriculture alive. He credits his life-long passion for plants and animals to his rural upbringing in Greenville, Mississippi, but when his family moved to Houston, it was hard for [...]

CAHS 4-H Goat Giveaway Program Makes Big Impact in Hamilton County

November 5 - As Emma Byers looks across her farm each morning, it's hard for her to believe how an opportunity to raise goats has completely changed her life. Byers' two sons, David and Ryan, received animals through the 4-H Goat Kid Giveaway, a program led by the International Goat Research Center. The giveaway provides a [...]

PVAMU CEP Team places in eXtension National Impact Collaborative Summit

October 29 - Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program seven-member team, the Dynamic Developers, represented all Extension program units at the recent National Impact Collaborative Summit in Indianapolis, IN earlier this month. The team's project addressed an innovative idea within Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Since extension professionals in all program areas may encounter needs [...]

CEP Program Leader Honored For Dedication to Building Minority Businesses

October 29 - Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program (CEP) brings home a national award.  CEP Program Leader, Jimmy Henry, is the 2018 recipient of the 1890 Excellence in Extension Award. He received the honor at the annual Association of Extension Administrators meeting of the Joint Southern Region Program Leadership Network meeting. As Program Leader [...]

Rancher Granted Loan with Help of Cooperative Extension Program

October 22, 2018 – What started as a hobby for a small-town girl has grown into a business on its way to success. Alexis Penta, the owner of the Double AJ Chicken Ranch, is a business owner who is benefitting from Prairie View A&M University's efforts to put the community first. The University's Cooperative Extension [...]