Cooperative Extension Program

CEP County MapThrough a well-organized network of professional educators and more than 4,000 trained volunteers, the Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program delivers practical research-based knowledge to small farm producers, families, aspiring entrepreneurs and youth in 35 Texas counties. We work with people who need us the most. Many of them have limited personal or family assets, limited opportunities or they come from communities that have limited resources.

Our clientele view us as a trusted resource for information. Cooperative Extension Program agents and specialists respond not only with answers, but meet people where they are and move them along to the next level. We offer programs that work for people in the areas of 4-H & Youth Development (4H), Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR), Community and Economic Development (CED) and Family and Community Health (FCH).

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Hurricane Harvey Assistance Centers

Economists are calling Hurricane Harvey the costliest storm in U.S. history with damages ranging from $180-$190 billion. Although, we are unsure on the total economic impact of the storm across Texas counties, we do know that many of our residents are finding ways to rebuild their lives, homes and community.

In the rebuilding process, which could take months or maybe years to recovery, PVAMU Cooperative Extension Program Community Economic Development unit compiled a comprehensive resource list of nonprofits that have either received funding from Texas Rebuild, the State of Texas, or individual counties.

This information was then mapped in order to allow quick access for hurricane victims, so that they can locate, identify and contact the many resources Texas has received in funding for hurricane victims.

HURRICANE HARVEY AND COOPERATIVE EXTENSION’S RESPONSE

There are over 75 non-profit organizations that have received some type of funding to help displaced individuals rebuild. To learn more information you may contact Community and Economic Development offices at (936) 261-5148.

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Where Are They Now: Demond Spiller

November 9th, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

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CARC Researchers Publish on National MDPI Website

November 9th, 2018|Comments Off on 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. [...]

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Jeff Simmons Visits PVAMU

November 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]