Education and Career Exploration Outdoors at UAPB Aquatic Sciences Day

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Teens from eight area high schools, their teachers and chaperones participated in hands-on learning activities and career exploration at the biennial Aquatic Sciences Day at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Aquaculture Research Station. “Students enjoy getting out of the classroom and getting to…

UAPB students participate in Extension project, learn agricultural practices in Guyana

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Science Three sophomore agriculture students at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences (SAFHS) recently returned from the South American country of Guyana, where they learned about Guyanese agriculture and agriculture practices. During the program, Imani Coleman, an agronomy major, LaTaylor…

Fall is time to harvest, roast sweet potatoes

The fall season is here and Arkansas farmers are currently harvesting sweet potatoes – one of the season’s quintessential crops. Arkansans can mark the changing of the seasons by roasting the healthy root vegetable for dinner, says Easter H. Tucker, interim family and consumer sciences program leader for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.…

To combat childhood obesity, set a good example

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Science Childhood obesity is a serious health condition that affects many children in Arkansas, says Rachel Luckett, Extension specialist-nutrition for the Cooperative Extension Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Fostering an awareness of the causes, risks, factors and ways to address childhood obesity can help Arkansans…

Forestry Management Outreach Meeting Oct. 10 at UAM

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences A forestry management meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) H.H. Chamberlin Forestry Resources Complex at 110 University Court. Although open to all landowners, the session is aimed primarily at forestry landowners in Ashley, Chicot,…