UACES Facebook News - November 2018

News - November 2018


Date Article
Nov. 9, 2018

Killing freeze signals treatment for horse bots

LITTLE ROCK – This weekend’s freezing forecast may herald winter’s arrival, but it’s also a sign for horse owners to start bot fly control.

Nov. 9, 2018

Peanut harvest seeing the same slow progress as many crops across state

As periodic rains continue to dampen the state well into the fall, the state’s peanut growers are facing the same struggles as most other producers: Waiting out the rain, hoping for enough sunny days in a row to further the progress of harvest.

Nov. 7, 2018

U of A System Division of Agriculture, Adisseo announce professorship endowment and research collaboration

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Arkansas System Division of Agricutlure and Adisseo, a France-based animal nutrition company, have established a collaborative partnership to advance agricultural poultry nutrition research.

Nov. 6, 2018

Southern Risk Management Education Center announces 2018 Projects of Excellence

LITTLE ROCK – Programs to help farmers make better use of online marketing strategies, implement biosecurity protocols and make better decisions in livestock operations were named 2018’s top three Projects of Excellence by the Southern Risk Management Education Center’s advisory council.

Nov. 5, 2018

Farm, research tour keeps aides to Arkansas congressional delegation in touch with current ag issues

NEWPORT, Ark. – As the No. 1 industry in Arkansas, agriculture is often a top concern for the state’s legislators, both within Arkansas borders and in the nation’s capitol. For more than 20 years, experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture have been working to help educate government leaders and their respective staff members on the critical issues facing Arkansas producers at any given time.

Nov. 2, 2018

Career cattle breeder, geneticist comes home to U of A after nearly 40 years in the field

HOPE, Ark. — Having left the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville after completing undergraduate and graduate degrees there in the 1970's, Charles Looney has returned to the university system, accepting a joint appointment with the Arkansas Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service as a professor of cattle improvement for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

Nov. 2, 2018

Arkansas Insect Festival changes perspectives about bugs, scientists

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The busloads of students and teachers that came to the Insect Festival of Arkansas expected a day of noisy fun, intriguing sights and musical theater; but many left the venue with a new perspective on bugs and science itself.

Nov. 1, 2018

Baking with fresh pumpkin

LITTLE ROCK — It is deep into the pumpkin season. Pumpkin spice is everywhere—in lattes, muffins and pies. The list goes on and on.