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Control of predators against livestock

Carol Sanders | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences PINE BLUFF, Ark. – With colder weather, prey becomes harder to find making small livestock such as lambs and goats prime targets. Controlling predators is not easy, says Dr. David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.…

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Winter can mean more problems with predators

Carol Sanders | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences          PINE BLUFF, Ark. – As winter nears, farmers and ranchers can expect more trouble with predators, warns Dr. David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Prey become harder to find as reptiles, amphibians and rodents burrow…

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Will Hehemann named Extension Specialist-Communications for UAPB’s School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences

Debbie Archer | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences     PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Will Hehemann has been named Extension Specialist-Communications for the School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences (SAFHS) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). In this position, he will publicize School activities by writing articles and scripts for…

Nov. 21 EQIP cutoff date for funding of 2015 projects

Carol Sanders, writer/editor | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Arkansas farmers and landowners have until Nov. 21, 2014, to sign up for financial assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for the 2015 year, says Dr. Henry English, head of the Small Farm Program at the University…