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

CARC Part of University Collaboration Receiving Half Million Dollar Grant

October 22, 2018 – University agriculture researchers are ready to head to the farm and share their findings to the public much quicker thanks to a new $499,964 grant provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Several colleges across Prairie View A&M University have come together for the Improve Network on Campus for Research and [...]

The Small Ruminant Workshop Series Going Strong in its Second Year!

October 8, 2018 – Artificial insemination (AI) increases efficiency, provides better genetics, and increases the quality of  livestock across the country.  On the campus of Prairie View, A&M University, the Artificial Insemination (AI) Workshop, is the first of the 2018 Small Ruminant Workshop Series. The Program is a collaboration with the Agriculture and Natural Resources [...]

Where Are They Now: Kashara Bell, CAHS Graduate

October 8, 2018 – Everyone's journey to agriculture isn't always the same. For Kashara Bell, a chance opportunity in graduate school led to a new experience and an exhilarating career in agriculture.  During her time as Prairie View A&M University undergrad, Kashara majored in Criminal Justice and would go on to receive a Masters in [...]

CAHS Freshman Selected as USDA/1890 National Scholar

October 4, 2018 – Living a healthy lifestyle may be a long-term goal for many, College of Agriculture & Human Sciences (CAHS) student Kristina Edwards is putting her plan into action. The Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) freshman is one of three new students sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to attend [...]

4-H Engages Youth in a Pre-College Outreach Summer Program

October 4, 2018 – The two worlds of Agriculture and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, or STEM had a group of 4-H students shooting for the stars in a recent Youth Lab.  The out-of-this-world lesson was part of the National 4-H Science mission mandate, which is designed to address the following: unsolved worldwide social problems, [...]

College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Student applies for Prestigious Fellowship

October 1, 2018 – In keeping with Frederick Douglass' life of public service and commitment to equity and access, the Frederick Douglass Institute of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education offers the Fredrick Douglass Global Fellowship, in an effort to make study abroad accessible to students from Minority Serving Institutions (MSI). Through the fellowship, 100% of [...]

Goat Judging Workshops and 4H Goat Judging Contest

October 1, 2018 – In an effort to bring communities proper training and knowledge when it comes to animal judging, Prairie View A&M University’s International Goat Research Center hosts a goat judging workshop and judging contest each summer. This past July, more than 40 youth and adults participated in the goat judging workshop where they [...]

The Dean and Director of Land Grant Programs-90 Days In

October 1, 2018 – It has been an honor and a privilege to assume my unique role over the last 90 days as the new Dean and Director of Land Grant Programs in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences. Since arriving on "The Hill," it has also been my distinct mission to deliver on the [...]

Seasons Change, As Do Grocery Store Price Ranges

September 17, 2018 - Depending on the season, you may need to brace yourself before your next trip to the grocery store.  Shopper Freda Love admits, she wasn’t ready for the sticker shock she experienced on grocery store shelves. “Is it just me or are food prices becoming more expensive?” she balked. The mother of [...]

Why Ag Nutrition? A Student Profile

September 17, 2018 – It's one of the most important things a college student will do, choose a major. But choosing a major, that is right for you isn't always easy. Often young adults may have an idea of what they want to do, but it may not always correlate with what will make them [...]