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1890 Day of Prayer Scheduled for August 30

Debbie Archer | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The nation’s 19 predominately black, land-grant universities, known collectively as 1890s, have scheduled a Day of Prayer on Sunday, August 30 to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the signing of the bill that created them. Known as the Second Morrill Act, the bill, signed on August 30,…

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Shaun A. Francis joins UAPB as research horticulturist

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Shaun A. Francis has been appointed research horticulturist for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences (SAFHS). In this position he will work with small and limited-resource farmers in the state on a variety of vegetable and fruit topics,…

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Dr. Pamela Moore graduates from Delta leadership program

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dr. Pamela Moore, associate dean for global engagement, Office of International Programs at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, recently graduated from the Delta Leadership Institute (DLI) Executive Academy. The year-long training program brings together business and community leaders from each of the eight states of…

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Earning a living as a small farmer

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Many Arkansas small farmers sell their livestock, milk, eggs and products directly to the public from their farms, but all too often they charge much less than grocery store or auction barn prices for similar products, said Dr. David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist…

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UAPB to host U.S. Ambassador Perkins August 6

United States Ambassador Dr. Edward J. Perkins will visit the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Thursday, August 6. Ambassador Perkins will speak during an assembly at 6:15 p.m. in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public. Ambassador Perkins served as the Clinton…