Practicing Self-Care Helps Ensure Overall Well-being

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences It is important for individuals to make self-care a priority throughout their lives, Janette Wheat, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) professor and Cooperative Extension Program human development specialist, said. “Self-care should not be overlooked or ignored – it is one of the cornerstones of an…

Farmers: Hiring Drone Technology Can Help Increase Efficiency of Row Crop Operations

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences A farm may be the last place people expect to see cutting-edge technology, Dr. Henry English, head of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Small Farm Program, said. However, farmers are increasingly using high-tech devices in a type of farming known as “precision agriculture.” “Precision agriculture…

USDA’s Dr. Shefali Mehta and Others Visit UAPB, Speak with Local Farmers 

Alicia Dorn | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Shefali Mehta, Ph.D., Deputy Undersecretary for Research, Education and Economics (USDA REE), recently visited the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences (UAPB-SAFHS). During her visit, she participated in a forum focusing on the needs of…