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Goats and lambs in demand for Ramadan

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Mid-June marks the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan for Muslins, and goat and lamb top the list of meats preferred for evening meals. “But, most goat and sheep producers in Arkansas are not familiar with the customs associated with Ramadan and as a…

Ganesh Kumar Karunakaran

UAPB’s first Ph.D candidate to defend thesis June 11

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Ganesh Kumar Karunakaran, doctoral student of aquaculture/fisheries at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, will soon defend his dissertation to become the university’s first Ph.D. graduate. He was the first student to enroll in the inaugural program after it was established in 2011. Karunakaran ‘s dissertation…

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So you want to grow Southern peas

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Information on marketing and growing Southern peas is often not known or readily available, Dr. Henry English, director, Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said. Statistics are not gathered because the acreage is too low. “Southern peas are a good…