UAPB Department of Aquaculture/Fisheries Welcomes Dr. Surjya Narayan Datta, World Bank Scholar from India

Debbie Archer | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries has recently welcomed a World Bank scholar to campus, according to Dr. Nicholas Romano, Extension specialist and interim director of the Center of Excellence in Aquaculture and Fisheries. Dr. Surjya Narayan Datta arrived from his…

Dr. Nicholas Romano to Collaborate with USDA Agricultural Research Service on Aquaponics Research

Dr. Nicholas Romano, Extension specialist and interim director of the Center of Excellence in Aquaculture and Fisheries at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), has received a $109,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) to conduct aquaponic research for two years. The project will investigate the use of…

UAPB Department of Aquaculture/Fisheries Welcomes Dr. Pande Gde Sasmita Julyantoro, Fulbright Visiting Scholar from Indonesia

Debbie Archer | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries has recently welcomed a Fulbright Visiting Scholar to campus, according to Dr. Amit Sinha, associate professor of water quality. Dr. Pande Gde Sasmita Julyantoro, from Indonesia, arrived in early September and will be…

USDA Equity Commission Convenes Meeting at UAPB

Alicia Dorn | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dr. Jewel Bronaugh, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary, and the USDA Equity Commission convened a meeting at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to discuss advancing equity throughout USDA programs and services.  According to the USDA’s website, this 15-member independent commission is charged with…

September is Hunger Action Month

Debbie Archer | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences In central and southern Arkansas one in five people are food insecure, according to Teresa Henson, Extension specialist-program outreach coordinator for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences. “Food insecure Arkansans struggle to provide adequate and nutritious food for themselves…