Growing ideas. Impacting lives. Archives - College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

Cass County Presents The 4-H College and Career Readiness Club

August 5 - This spring, Cass County launched a new club to prepare students for higher education and the 21st century workforce. The 4-H College & Career Readiness Club (C&CRC), led by club manager Larry Allen, was specifically designed for students in grades 8 through 12 with the goal of building a college readiness culture [...]

FFA State Convention Draws New Potential Students

August 5 – The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences recently attended the 91st Texas FFA State Convention where over 10,000 high school agriculture students participated in a week of events packed with competition, learning, and fun. FFA is the nation’s premier agricultural organization where students engage in classroom and hands-on experiences in their learning [...]

CAHS Revitalizes PVAMU’s Founding Focus with Groundbreaking of New Meat Lab

August 5 - Students, alumni, College of Agriculture and Human Sciences faculty and staff, and a host of guests gathered at the Governor Bill and Vara Daniel Farm and Ranch to break ground on what will soon become Prairie View A&M University’s Meat Lab. CAHS Dean and Director of Land Grant Programs, Dr. Gerard D’Souza [...]

Sorrel Production County Demonstration Kicks Off in Fort Bend County

July 22 - Hibiscus Sabdariffa, a medicinal plant commonly referred to as Sorrel, has been grown on the Prairie View A&M University farm for the past number of years.  Cooperative Extension Program staff and Cooperative Agricultural Research Center scientists have been conducting research to help limited resources producers grow this crop to make a profit [...]

CAHS Scientist Ram Ray Serves USAID Farmer to Farmer Program in the Dominican Republic

July 22 – Cooperative Agricultural Research Center (CARC) Research Scientist Ram Ray recently visited the Dominican Republic to participate in the USAID Farmer to Farmer (F2F) Program. This global  platform 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 major goal [...]

Christmas In July: Preparing Your Business For The Holidays

July 22 - We all have heard of the “Christmas in July” sales events that many retail businesses do each summer.  What most don’t know is why these sales happen.  These sales are considered a practice run for the holiday season that usually kicks off at Thanksgiving or as early as Halloween. During this time, [...]

Small-Business Resources and Programs for Veterans

July 8 - The dream of entrepreneurship may seem hard to obtain for veterans who are considering the next step in their lives after leaving the service. With support from government agencies and other various resources, this dream is one that is more attainable than one may think. Many of my clients are veterans and [...]

Bexar County 4-H Agent Helping To Lead Change

July 8 - Children find inspiration in many things. For the students of the Oak Manor 4-H Club of Bexar County, a small project blossomed into something greater and with much more meaning for their community. Cooperative Extension Program 4-H and Youth Development Agent Sayako Seymour led the recently completed garden project for students of [...]

Where Are They Now: Dr. Eric Clemons

July 8 – Prairie View A&M University is known for making small-town dreams come true. This is especially true for Dr. Eric Clemons, who grew up in the rural town of Dimebox, Texas, immersed in the agriculture industry. Clemons began his journey at PVAMU in 2007 as an Animal Science major with big dreams of [...]

Where Are They Now: Patrice Bailey

June 17 – The old saying remains true to Prairie View A&M University: Prairie View Produces Productive People. College of Agriculture and Human Sciences ’95 alumnus Patrice Bailey has taken his PVAMU roots with him throughout his career and into his new role helping to lead the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. What does a kid [...]