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Livestock Forage Disaster Program Reminder: Deadline January 30

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Ranchers who have suffered a loss on grazing land from the drought of 2015 may qualify for compensation through the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP), said Dr. Henry English, director of the Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The rapidly…

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Livestock Financial/Production Workshop Jan. 26 in Marvell

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences A livestock financial/production workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Boys, Girls, Adults Community Development Center (BGACDC) in Marvell, Arkansas. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. Sponsored by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Small Farm…

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Farm Financial Planning Workshop Jan. 22 in Marianna

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences A farm financial planning workshop is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 22, at the Lon Mann Cotton Research Station, Hwy 1 S, in Marianna. The workshop will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. Aimed at current and beginning farmers and ranchers, the workshop…

NAP Changes in 2016 for 2015 Crop Year

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Important changes to the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) made by the Agriculture Act of 2014 for the 2015 crop year took effect the first of the year. Dr. Henry English, head of the Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine…

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Tour for Diversity in Medicine to visit UAPB February 11

Young Physicians and Dentists Advise and Inspire Minority Students Interested in Health Careers The Tour for Diversity in Medicine, a volunteer initiative developed by two young physicians to educate, inspire and cultivate the next generation of minorities in medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy, will visit the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Thursday, February 11…

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Registration for science fair expo ends January 15

  Registration for the annual Science Fair Exposition will end Friday, January 15 at midnight, according to officials. Sponsored by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, the event is scheduled for February 11 in the H.O. Clemmons Arena of the Kenneth L. Johnson, Sr. HPER Complex. Junior and Senior high school students will converge…

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Actor, author Hill Harper to speak for Black History program

Bestselling author, actor, and philanthropist Hill Harper will serve as the featured speaker during the Black History Month Celebration at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). The free, public event will be held Tuesday, February 2 at 11:00 a.m. in the Kenneth L. Johnson, Sr. HPER Complex.   An accomplished film, television and stage…