July is National Baked Bean Month

Debbie Archer | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences July is National Baked Bean Month. The month was “declared” in 1981 by the Michigan Bean Commission to promote the benefits of the beans and to share the best ways to prepare them, according to Teresa Henson, Extension specialist-program outreach coordinator at the University of Arkansas at…

UAPB Extension Horticulture Specialist Helps Expand Community Gardens in South Arkansas

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Shaun Francis, Extension horticulture specialist for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), cites a senior center in Eudora, Arkansas as an example of the impact made through the university’s Extension horticulture outreach efforts. As part of a sustainable food systems project, UAPB Extension personnel helped…

Enjoy Health Benefits of Avocados with Delicious Recipe

Avocados are a nutrient-dense fruit, not a vegetable, and are easily found this time of year in grocery stores, according to Teresa Henson, Extension specialist-program outreach coordinator at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. They contain healthy fatty acids, essential amino acids and more than 20 vitamins and minerals. They are also a good…

UAPB Promotes Global Understanding of the Civil Rights and Black Lives Matter Movements Through Program Hosted by U.S. Embassy in Tokyo

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences This year, the Office of International Programs (OIPS) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has continued to offer educational programming to governmental and higher education institutions in the country of Japan, Dr. Pamela Moore, associate dean for global engagement at UAPB, said. She and…