UACES Facebook News - January 2018

News - January 2018


Date Article
 Jan. 12, 2018

Division of Agriculture honors accomplishments in research, extension

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — High achievements in research, education, support and other efforts were recognized Friday during the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and Bumpers College Agriculture Awards Luncheon.

 Jan. 12, 2018

Combine, irrigation system two of the largest donations to Cooperative Extension Service “in recent memory”

LITTLE ROCK – The Cooperative Extension Service has received two of the most valuable non-cash donations “in recent memory,” said Brian Helms, Director of Stakeholder Relations for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

Jan. 12, 2018

Ag innovation, sustainable crop practices, soil health top agenda at Jan. 31 conference in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – Initiatives for innovation and sustainability are top of the agenda for the 20th annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference set for Jan. 31 in Jonesboro.

Jan. 11, 2018

Go easy on the salt: Winter walkways, safety and water quality

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – When wintry precipitation creeps into the forecast, shovels should be the first choice for keeping walkways safe and slip-free, say water quality experts for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

Jan. 10, 2018

Cold snap spells good news for Arkansas growers who took beating from red banded stink bugs in ‘17

LITTLE ROCK – As temperatures across Arkansas muddled about at or below freezing much of the last two weeks, one could almost hear entomologists throughout the region raising a glass to the seasonal demise of the red banded stink bug.

Jan. 5, 2018

Jefferson County production meeting to cover major commodities, economics and pests

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Extension agronomists and other experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will provide the latest findings on research into corn, soybeans and rice during the Jefferson County crop production meeting, scheduled for Feb. 8 at the Waterfront Building in Pine Bluff.

Jan. 5, 2018

Arkansas Turfgrass Association’s 30th annual meeting draws nationally known speakers

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The 2018 Arkansas Turfgrass Association’s annual trade show and conference, set for Jan. 11-12, isn’t just for landscapers and golf course superintendents — there are nearly 20 experts delivering the latest in knowledge for many aspects of the industry, including “Sports Field 101,” a half-day seminar for coaches, and much more.

Jan. 4, 2018

Nine communities to receive 2017 Greening of Arkansas grants

LITTLE ROCK — Nine communities across Arkansas will receive a combined total of $15,000 in grant funding through the Greening of Arkansas Grant Program. 

Jan. 3, 2018

Poultry feed efficiency research has implications for human health

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Poultry scientist Walter Bottje wanted to know what impact mitochondrial activity in chicken cells had on a bird’s ability to convert food into muscle.