Growing ideas. Impacting lives. 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 [...]

CAHS Student Researchers Make Their Mark at the 2019 TAMUS Pathways Research Symposium

December 2 – Twelve student researchers attended the 16th Annual Pathways Research Symposium on the campus of Texas A&M International University in Laredo, Texas November 7-8, 2019.  Students who engage in high impact practices, like research activities,  have increased ability to work independently, are more self-reliant and develop a greater tolerance for obstacles that would [...]

PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY DONATES TO THE HOUSTON FOOD BANK

December 2 - Prairie View A&M University student Lenaye Palmer is an Agriculture major who understands the importance of food. The sophomore is a member of the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences' student-led Garden Club.  After the Houston Food Bank was forced to toss 1.8 million pounds of food ahead of Thanksgiving, she and [...]

CAHS Student Speaks At Future Careers Workshop

November 11 - College of Agriculture and Human Sciences students continue to break the mold when it comes to showcasing their great talent and dedication. Sophomore Nutrition major Kristina Edwards exhibited this when she gave a presentation for a recent conference workshop at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, Texas. The Healthy [...]

4-H Engages Texas Parents and Youth in a College Preparation Workshop

November 11 – Although most people agree that college is an investment in a student’s future, more than 50% of families borrow money to cover the costs of enrolling in a college or university after high school (Sallie Mae, 2019). The National 4-H Strategic Plan has an outcome of preparing youth for college and career. [...]

Dr. Godson Osuji Gives Outstanding Presentation at Global Conference

November 11 – Prairie View A&M University broke new frontiers as a ‘University of The First Class’ at the global level as Dr. Godson O. Osuji, College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Research Scientist, received the ‘phenomenal and worthy recognition’ award at the 4th Edition of Global Conference on Plant Science and Molecular Biology held [...]

COOPERATIVE EXTENSION PROGRAM AWARDED $800,000 GRANT

November 12 - The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences would like to congratulate Cooperative Extension Program Leader Jimmy Henry and Program Specialist Bridget Ross on the new $800,000 grant awarded to the Community and Economic Development unit by the U.S. Department of Commerce! Read more about this great achievement as highlighted by the university [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

CAHS EXECUTIVE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, DR. WILLIAMS APPOINTED TO PRESTIGIOUS BOARD

October 28 - Dr. Carolyn Williams, executive associate director for Extension, has been elected to the Board on Agriculture Assembly (BAA) Policy Board of Directors (PBD). Dr. Williams will succeed Dr. Mark Latimore as the representative for 1890 Universities on the BAA-PBD.  The Policy Board of Directors of the Board on Agriculture Assembly is an [...]