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Dr. Edmund R. Buckner completes Harvard University Management Development Program

Debbie Archer | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Dr. Edmund R. Buckner, associate dean for research and Extension at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, recently completed the Harvard University Management Development Program (MDP) in Cambridge, Mass. The MDP offers training to academic deans, associate deans, directors…

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Animals need relief from heat

Carol Sanders | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences          PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Hot weather affects animals, too. “I am always amazed by the number of people who ask ‘Do animals really need shade?’” says Dr. David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Providing shade…

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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…