Fenceline Weaning: Efficient for Calves, Research Opportunity for Sheep, Goat Producers

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Summer weaning can be a trying ordeal for young livestock, Dr. David Fernandez, Extension livestock specialist and interim assistant dean of academic programs for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences, said. Calves, lambs and kids born in the spring…

Local Children Learn to Cook at UAPB

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Sixteen Pine Bluff children spent four days cooking, learning about nutrition and participating in fun physical activities during a youth enrichment summer camp at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). Hosted by the UAPB Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, the annual camp teaches local…

“Keeping it in the Family” Sustainable Forestry Meeting Set for July 16

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences A Keeping it in the Family (KIITF) Sustainable Forestry and African-American Land Retention (SFLR) program meeting for woodland owners is scheduled for Tuesday, July 16, at the New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 3406 Horseshoe Lake Road, in Sherrill, Arkansas. The meeting will begin promptly at…

Dr. David Fernandez Receives President’s Volunteer Service Award for Second Time

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dr. David Fernandez, interim assistant dean of academic programs and Extension livestock specialist for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences (SAFHS), recently received the President’s Volunteer Service Award. The award recognizes U.S. citizens and lawfully-admitted, permanent residents of the…