UAPB researchers study distribution of fish species endemic to Strawberry River

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Aquaculture/Fisheries Center of Excellence are currently studying the distribution and abundance of the Strawberry darter, a rare fish endemic to the Strawberry River drainage in north central Arkansas. The fish was identified as one of the species most…

Graduate students from Guyana pursue degrees in agricultural regulations at UAPB

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Three students from the South American country of Guyana are currently pursuing master’s degrees in agricultural regulations from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. In addition to regular coursework, they are fulfilling graduate assistantships through work on a UAPB project intended to increase the availability of…

Portion control: hallmark of a healthy eating lifestyle

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences When it comes to weight loss and healthy eating habits, it is easy to underestimate the importance of portion control, says Rachel Luckett, Extension specialist-nutrition leader for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. By practicing mindfulness at the dinner table, individuals can maximize the health benefits…

Three UAPB students win awards at Association of 1890 Research Directors conference

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Three graduate students of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences (SAFHS) recently took awards at the 18th Biennial Research Symposium of the Association of 1890 Research Directors (ARD) in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference provided opportunities for scientists and…

Edible Gardens Conference May 18 in Marianna, Arkansas

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The 6th Annual Edible Gardens Conference is scheduled for Thursday, May 18, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Agriculture Demonstration Outreach Center (ADOC) in Marianna. The conference gets underway at 9:30 a.m. with registration and will end at 2 p.m. Aimed at local…