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Dell-Cam Farm to host NBGC Model Farm Tour on July 23

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dewayne Goldmon, owner and operator of Dell-Cam Farm, will host a 2015 Model Farm Tour sponsored by the National Black Growers Council (NBGC). This series of tours demonstrates integrated usage of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs and agricultural technologies that can be used to…

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Tips for keeping livestock comfortable in summer heat

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Livestock do not need to live in air-conditioned comfort as they are well adapted to both Arkansas heat and cold, said Dr. David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. But, providing shade and cool water helps reduce…

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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…