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Young Scholar Research Projects Introduce Students to STEM and Social Sciences
GRIFFIN, Georgia – The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Grant program (SSARE) is giving young researchers an opportunity to learn more about sustainable agriculture. Through the James Harrison Hill, Sr. Young Scholar Enhancement Grant program, high school and undergraduate students are working alongside researchers on SSARE-funded projects, ranging from pollinators to nutrient management to […]
New Online Training Tool is Available Free to Farmers
According to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, 85% of new farm businesses fail within their first five years of production. Despite this, few programs exist to help develop the business and financial management skills needed to establish a successful farm business. After receiving feedback about the need for a program like […]
Using Mineral Clay to Manage Pests and Increase Fruit Quality and Yield in Blackberries
SEARCY, Arkansas -- Primocane blackberries, which can extend the fruiting season by months over traditional plant varieties, are changing the way farmers are growing berries. But they don’t come without their pest and production challenges, which University of Arkansas researchers are trying to solve with a naturally occurring soil mineral. In a Research and Education […]
Sustainable Blackberries and Raspberries
A handbook to guide growers in sustainable practices of fruit production from production practices to business management to marketing, for high tunnel and field production.
Establishing Cottonwood Plantations
A fact sheet on establishing cottonwoods as a bioenergy feedstock in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Research and Extension.
Dealing with Summer Heat in Free-Range Poultry
A University of Arkansas Extension fact sheet on ways to help birds on pasture cope with hot weather.
Winterization for the Poultry Farm
A fact sheet developed by University of Arkansas Extension on winter preparation of poultry houses.
Organic Horticulture Training for the Southeast
An interactive website to help ag professionals develop successful organic education programs.