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Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture to Speak at UAPB Field Day Luncheon

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Wes Ward, Arkansas secretary of agriculture, will be the luncheon speaker at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Agriculture Field Day, August 25, at the Small Farm Outreach-Wetlands and Water Management Center (SFO-WWMC) near Lonoke. The Lake City, Arkansas native has an agriculture business…

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Getting to Know SAFHS: Meet Teki Kareem Winston

The successes of the UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences are largely due to its dedicated employees who are passionate about their work. Our “Getting to Know SAFHS” series highlights some of our talented faculty and staff and lets you know a little more about them. What is your job role at UAPB?…

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UAPB joins Arkansas trade mission to Cuba

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Administrators from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Agriculture Fisheries and Human Sciences (SAFHS) recently traveled to Cuba as part of a delegation of the World Trade Center (WTC) of Arkansas. The WTC trade mission was a follow-up on Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s previous…

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Fertilizer or feed programs can increase fish size, populations in Arkansas ponds

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences In between summer fishing sessions, Arkansas farm pond owners can consider taking some steps to increase their pond’s bounty of fish, Scott Jones, small impoundment Extension specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said. Starting a fertilizer or feeding program can increase the size of…

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UAPB Lonoke Farm Agriculture Field Day Set for August 25

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Lonoke Farm Field Day is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Pearlie S. Reed/Robert L. Cole Small Farm Outreach Wetlands and Water Management Center (SFO-WWMC) on the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Farm near Lonoke, Arkansas. The agriculture field day begins with…

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During National Farmers Market Week, small producers should consider benefits of selling at a local market

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsak recently signed a proclamation declaring Aug. 7-13, 2016 as the 17th annual “National Farmers Market Week.” To celebrate the occasion, Arkansas consumers can head to their local farmers market, buy fresh produce and meet their local farmers, Dr. Henry English, head…