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Keeping it in the Family Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Meeting Set for Dec. 13 in Hope

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The second Keeping it in the Family Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention informational meeting is set for 6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13, at Antioch Baptist Church, 799 Hwy. 332 East, Hope, Arkansas. Joe Friend, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff forester with the Sustainable Forestry and African…

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Dr. Mamie Parker receives American Fisheries Society award for promoting diversity in fisheries

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dr. Mamie Parker, an alumna of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, was recently awarded the Emmeline Moore Prize by the American Fisheries Society (AFS) at its annual meeting held this year in Kansas City, Missouri. According to the AFS, the Emmeline Moore Prize recognizes the…

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Plant cover crops in fall to protect, improve soil

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences As farmers finish harvesting their summer crops, they should consider planting cover crops to revitalize their soil’s nutrient content, Shaun Francis, Extension horticulture specialist for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said. When seeded in the fall and grown throughout the winter, crops such as grains,…