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Fruit pruning demonstration Feb. 23 at UAPB

A fruit pruning demonstration will be held Thursday, Feb. 23, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s S.J. Parker 1890 Extension Complex auditorium at the corner of Oliver Road and L.A. “Prexy” Davis Drive. The workshop is sponsored by the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service, Master Gardeners of Jefferson County and UAPB’s Cooperative Extension…

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Dr. Grace Theresa Nicholas Ramena Joins Aquaculture/Fisheries Center at UAPB

Debbie Archer | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dr. Grace Theresa Nicholas Ramena has been appointed as assistant professor of fish pathology for the Aquaculture/Fisheries Center of Excellence at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. In this position she will develop a productive research program including both biotechnological and applied aspects of fish health…

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Revised EPA Worker Protection Standard protects Arkansas’ agricultural workforce

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Agricultural workers and handlers of pesticides can expect increased protections from pesticide exposure in 2017, Shaun Francis, Extension horticulture specialist for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said. Under the new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Worker Protection Standard (WPS) that took effect on Jan. 2,…