UAPB Graduate Student Wins Aquaculture/Fisheries Awards for Research on Sunshine Bass Diets

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Katie McCann, a graduate student of aquaculture/fisheries at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), recently won awards from two of the most prominent national aquaculture and fisheries associations. She received both the awards for her research on minimizing the use of fish meal in the…

Ranchers: April is Time to Get Spring-calving Beef Heifers Ready to Breed

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences In April, calving season is in full swing, and livestock producers should start thinking about the upcoming breeding season, Dr. David Fernandez, Extension livestock specialist and interim assistant dean of academic programs for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences,…

UAPB Senior Receives $1,000 Catfish Farmers of Arkansas Scholarship

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Brian Freeman-Rhodes, a senior major of aquaculture/fisheries at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Catfish Farmers of Arkansas (CFA). He will be able to use the award for education-related expenses including tuition, fees, books and supplies during…

Celery: A Nutritious, Versatile Vegetable that can be Cooked or Eaten Raw

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences April is National Fresh Celery Month, and Arkansans can mark the occasion by taking advantage of the vegetable’s special flavor when cooking soups, stews, pot roasts or vegetable stocks, Marilyn Burch, Extension associate-foods and nutrition for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), said. “Celery is…

Rotational grazing: An effective way to reduce parasites in sheep, goats

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Spring weather can mean new challenges for sheep and goat producers, says Dr. David Fernandez, Extension livestock specialist and interim assistant dean of academic programs for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences. Warm, humid weather creates conditions favorable to…

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Annual research forum at UAPB to feature physics alumnus

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) physics alumnus Dr. Benjamin Newton will present the keynote address during the Annual Student and Faculty Research Forum at the STEM conference center. Scheduled for April 3 and 4, the free, public two-day conference provides an excellent opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty from…