Handle produce correctly to prevent foodborne illness, maximize nutritional value

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Science While eating fruits and vegetables is an important part of maintaining a healthy and balanced diet, it is also important to know how to safely handle and prepare your produce, says Rachel Luckett, Extension specialist-nutrition for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Taking the correct steps…

Cochran Fellows from Central Asia visit UAPB, learn soil enrichment techniques

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 scientists, researchers, government officials and teachers from the countries of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. The group was selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agriculture Service to participate in the…