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Shaun A. Francis joins UAPB as research horticulturist

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Shaun A. Francis has been appointed research horticulturist for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences (SAFHS). In this position he will work with small and limited-resource farmers in the state on a variety of vegetable and fruit topics,…

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Earning a living as a small farmer

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Many Arkansas small farmers sell their livestock, milk, eggs and products directly to the public from their farms, but all too often they charge much less than grocery store or auction barn prices for similar products, said Dr. David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist…

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Dr. Nilima Renukdas appointed lab manager for UAPB Fish Disease Diagnostic Laboratory in Lonoke

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dr. Nilima Renukdas has been appointed lab manager for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Fish Disease Diagnostic Laboratory in Lonoke, Ark. In this position she will provide Extension diagnostic and research support for Arkansas aquaculture. “We are fortunate to have such a competent professional managing…