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

Registration Now Open for 95th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum

December 3 - The largest annual meeting of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is forthcoming and now is your opportunity to attend. The conference will convene in Arlington, Virginia on February 21-22, 2019, with a focus on current issues and trends affecting agricultural production and global markets. The theme is “Growing Locally, Selling Globally.” [...]

Where Are They Now: Neal Baines, CEP Administrative Officer

November 3 - It's quite common for alumni to be proud, loyal and dedicated to their colleges or Universities, but when it comes to his alma mater, Mr. Neal Baines takes dedication to a whole new level. Baines' hard work has always made him a stand out. He grew up in a rural community and [...]

The Art of the Startup: Techpreneurs

December 3 - Entrepreneurs are visionaries and risk takers who play a critical role in growing our economy, creating jobs, innovating products and services across our state and nation.  According to the SBA, small businesses have generated 64% of net new jobs over the past 15 years.  Although, small businesses add more than half of [...]

Ag Students Win Big at Annual TAMUS Symposium

November 26 - The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences was well represented at the 2018 Pathways Student Research Symposium at West Texas A&M University. Of the 32 attending students from Prairie View A&M University, nine took home awards in subjects including Environmental Science, Engineering, Life Science, Humanities, and Agriculture. Congratulations to the CAHS students who represented [...]

Cooperative Extension Program Helps Residents Overcome Hurricane Harvey

November 26 - Hurricane Harvey devastated many communities in Southeast Texas more than a year ago. With the work of its County Extension Agents, the university’s Cooperative Extension Program has been a key player in helping many of these communities and their residents return to a life of normalcy after experiencing a total loss. Talia Washington is [...]

New Research Published in Journal of Hydrology

November 26 - Communities in urban areas succumb to flash flooding very often during times of sudden and heavy rain. Cooperative Agricultural Research Center scientist Dr. Hamideh Habibi and her colleague Dr. Dong-Jun Seo have studied how the network of drainage systems in these areas can impact flash flooding. The team recently shared their findings in [...]

The Real World

November 26 - Most students and young people are hungry for the type of life experiences that are only achieved through real-world experiences. With this thought in mind, Prairie View A&M University's Extension Agent for the Dallas area, Marvin Young jumps at the opportunity to connect with young people in this manner.  Recently, 45 young [...]

CARC Researcher’s Study Featured in Health Blog

November 26 - Having a glass of milk for many people doesn’t seem like a daunting task. For individuals whose bodies digest milk differently, the excitement of enjoying dairy products is very short-lived. A Cooperative Agricultural Research Center scientist is doing his part to make sure everyone is able to have dairy options that are [...]

Where Are They Now: Chad Reese, Agricultural Science Teacher

November 26 - Coming from a family of Prairie View A&M Panthers, the college Chad Reese would attend had pretty much been decided for him. The even deeper family history of practicing agriculture would prove to serve him well as he pursued a degree in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences. Agriculture had always [...]

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 [...]