Party Popcorn Mix: Perfect Treat for Halloween

Even though it is not an official holiday, Halloween is enjoyed by most adults and children. For your next Halloween party, try this simple popcorn mix treat that uses candy in moderation.  Halloween Party Popcorn Mix Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: Directions: Notes:  Nutrition Information: Serving Size (2 cups): calories 172, total fat 4g, saturated fat 2g, sodium 60mg, total carbohydrates 32g, fiber…

Cochran Fellows from West Africa Visit UAPB, Learn About U.S. Rice Industry

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences  The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently hosted a delegation of Cochran Fellows comprised of agricultural professionals, scientists, researchers and government officials from the West African countries of Ivory Coast and Ghana. The group was selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agriculture Service to…

Halloween Food Safety Tips Parents Need to Know

Debbie Archer | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The month of October is the beginning of many fall activities such as going to pumpkin patch farms, preparing for Halloween gatherings, kids dressing up in their favorite costumes and enjoying tasty treats.  “It’s great to have such events; however, focusing on food safety is…

Arkansas Producers: Apply for 2023 EQIP Funds by Nov. 4

Arkansas farmers and landowners have until Nov. 4 to sign up for financial assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for the 2023 year, says Dr. Henry English, head of the Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Offered through the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), EQIP provides financial incentives…