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July 15 crop certification deadline looms

Carol Sanders | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences  PINE BLUFF, Ark. – July 15 is the deadline to certify spring-seeded crops, says Dr. Henry English, director, Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Traditional crops, such as corn, cotton, grain sorghum, soybeans and rice, as well as commercial…

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Plan fall marketing strategy in early summer

Carol Sanders | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Livestock producers should take advantage of any slack time during early summer to plan their fall marketing strategy, says Dr. David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Producers have a variety of…

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Gamma Sigma Delta honors nine members

Carol Sanders | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta, the honor society of agriculture, recently honored nine of its members for their achievements. The organization honors individuals who exhibit academic excellence and other qualities that promote the…

UAPB Chancellor Dr. Laurence B. Alexander is pictured with Vesper Choir Director and Interim Music Department Chair Dr. Michael Bates along with a some of the members of the 65 voice ensemble: (1st row, l-r) Gerald Jones, Jr., Deidre’ Mays, Makonnen Acker-Moorehead, (2nd row, l-r)Tanee Newey, Jamaal Courtney and Demaijah Newman. Photo by Brian T. Williams

UAPB Vesper Choir dons new duds

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – “They feel regal,” said one of the members when trying on the new robes. “We are a 21st Century choir now.” Thanks to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chancellor Laurence B. Alexander, the Vesper Choir will be magnificently robed in splendid finery in the fall. They worked with limited numbers…

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UAPB to host Rural Small Business Connection event

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – In support of Secretary Vilsack’s implementation of President Obama’s agenda to put Americans back to work and create an economy built to last; the Department of Agriculture (USDA) will host Rural Small Business Connections Wednesday, June 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the S.J. Parker 1890 Extension Complex Auditorium…

West African delegation to visit Arkansas June 22-28

Carol Sanders | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Representatives from West Africa will visit Arkansas June 22-28 as part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Office of International Programs and Studies (OIPS).…