Livestock Producers: Electric Fencing Saves Money, Controls Weeds on Pasture

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences When left to their own devices, livestock can be picky eaters, 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. Animals allowed to graze freely over an…

Vaccinating Young Livestock Against Disease is Affordable, Practical

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Whether raising sheep or cattle, livestock producers should always plan on vaccinating their young animals, 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. The price of…

Protect Young Girls from Teen Dating Violence

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Women and domestic violence have been in the forefront recently. This is important, but also of major importance is protecting young girls from domestic violence in the form of teen dating violence. This can be a very real problem for young teens. “This unhealthy relationship…

UAPB Junior Selected for Participation in Marine Sciences Program in Woods Hole, Mass.

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Juan Ramos, a junior major of aquaculture/fisheries at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), was recently selected for participation in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Partnership Education Program (PEP). He was one of 16 student applicants nationwide chosen for the program, which will…

CSP Sign Up and Informational Session Set for May 3

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences A Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) sign up and informational session is scheduled for Friday, May 3, at the S.J. Parker 1890 Extension Complex auditorium. Sponsored by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Small Farm Program, the session will begin at 9 a.m. and is…

Two UAPB Students Win Awards at Association of 1890 Research Directors Research Symposium

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Two University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) students of aquaculture/fisheries took awards at the 19th Research Symposium of the Association of 1890 Research Directors, Inc. (ARD), held March 30-April 3 in Jacksonville, Florida. The conference provides opportunities for scientists and students from the nation’s 1890 land-grant…