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Wet pastures bring new problems to livestock producers

Carol Sanders | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Soaked pastures bring new problems for livestock producers, says Dr. David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. “Livestock producers should be on the lookout for increased incidences of hoof problems and internal…

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Southeast Arkansas Housing Workshop Set for June 26

Carol Sanders | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences                         PINE BLUFF, Ark. – A housing workshop is set for 10 a.m., Thursday, June 26, at the Portland Community Center in Portland, Arkansas. Sponsored by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Small Farm Program in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture…

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UAPB accounting chair selected for study abroad program in Scandinavia

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Dr. Lawrence Awopetu, chair of the Department of Accounting at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) was nominated for the 2014 Faculty Study Abroad program in Scandinavia. With the theme, “Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility,” the program will take him to Stockholm and Copenhagen in Sweden and Denmark, respectively.…

Prevent bloat for healthy livestock

Carol Sanders | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences           PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Bloat can kill ruminant animals quickly, sometimes in as little as an hour, says Dr. David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). Often the only sign of bloat is a dead…