Soil Test for Optimum Crop Yields

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences A soil test is essential to maximize yields in gardens, said Shaun Francis, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Extension Program horticulture specialist. A soil test not only reveals which nutrients are needed, and in what quantities, but also whether or not the soil pH…

Build, Manage Ponds the Right Way for Best Property Value, Recreation

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Arkansas landowners may consider installing a recreational pond on their property a worthwhile investment, Scott Jones, small impoundment Extension specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said. Ponds can provide storage for irrigation water, a source of healthy protein for the family when stocked with…

UAPB Doctoral Alumnus Wins U.S. Aquaculture Society Distinguished Early Career Award

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dr. Jonathan van Senten, alumnus of the doctoral program in aquaculture and fisheries at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), recently won the U.S. Aquaculture Society Distinguished Early Career Award. He received the award at the Aquaculture America 2020 meeting held in Honolulu, Hawaii in…

In Case of Prediabetes Diagnosis, Make Game Plan

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences   When diagnosed with prediabetes, individuals may leave the doctor’s office with some questions about what exactly that means and what they need to do to improve their health, Dr. Janette Wheat, Cooperative Extension Program specialist and associate professor of human development and family studies at the…

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Honorees named for Chancellor’s Scholarship Gala

Seven outstanding individuals have been named as honorees for the Chancellor’s Scholarship Gala. With Waste Management, Calvin and Janetta Booker, and Perry & Vivian Stuckey Trust as title sponsors, the event will be held Saturday, April 25, at the Pine Bluff Country Club. Themed “A Night in N’awlins,” the black-tie event will begin with a…