Aliyah Glover, a sophomore majoring in biology/pre-med at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, recently participated in the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Internship Program at Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, Mich.
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McGEHEE – Matt Miles of McGehee has become the first Arkansas grower to break the 100-bushel per-acre barrier two years in a row.
LAKE VILLAGE – You could hear David Bennett smiling over the phone on Thursday. And the only thing busier than Bennett — in the middle of harvest — was his phone, “which is ringing off the hook,” he said.
LITTLE ROCK — Matching production of winter forage annuals with livestock needs can be a challenging, but research and farm demonstrations by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture can help in decision making.
FAYETTEVILLE – Food technologists from companies across the United States took part in a 40-hour, five-day hands-on training workshop, Global/Advanced Culinary Arts, Sept. 9-11 at the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, part of the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture, on the university’s Fayetteville campus.
MONTICELLO — Kathy Brautigum of Maplewood, Ohio, a graduate assistant and candidate for the master of science in forest resources degree at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has received a grant to present research findings to a joint meeting of the American Ornithologists Union, the Cooper Ornithological Society, and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists in Estes Park, Colo., Sept. 23-28.
Arby is the Pine Bluff Animal Control Pet of the Week.
The Pine Bluff School Board changed its monthly meeting to Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. in the district administrative center boardroom, 512 S. Pine St.
Southwood Elementary School, 4200 Fir St., will hold its math, science and literacy night at 5:3o p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at the school cafeteria.
Dallas Quorum Court will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the courthouse in Fordyce. The agenda includes a hospital report.