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Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture to Speak at UAPB Field Day Luncheon

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Wes Ward, Arkansas secretary of agriculture, will be the luncheon speaker at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Agriculture Field Day, August 25, at the Small Farm Outreach-Wetlands and Water Management Center (SFO-WWMC) near Lonoke. The Lake City, Arkansas native has an agriculture business…

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Fertilizer or feed programs can increase fish size, populations in Arkansas ponds

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences In between summer fishing sessions, Arkansas farm pond owners can consider taking some steps to increase their pond’s bounty of fish, Scott Jones, small impoundment Extension specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said. Starting a fertilizer or feeding program can increase the size of…

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NBGC Model Farm Field Day July 21

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Area growers can get a glimpse of new technologies and practices when they attend the National Black Growers Council (NBGC) Model Farm Series Field Day, Thursday, July 21, at the Dell-Cam Farm, Inc., in Wabbaseka, Arkansas. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at 16401 U.S. Hwy…