Tagged: university of arkansas division of agriculture

Arkansas Department of Information Systems Adds Two (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Carder Hawkins has been named deputy director of the Arkansas Department of Information Systems, and Richard Wang has been named chief data officer.

Yoga for Kids Improves Focus, Reduces Stress

by Morgan Acuff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Kids get stressed, too. But stress management isn’t taught in schools. That’s what led Jessica Vincent to create a yoga program designed specifically for kids.

Tyson Foods Provides Grant for Egg Farm in Haiti

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2017 9:54 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale gives $341,000 to OneEgg, a nonprofit that delivers eggs to children in developing countries.

UA to Host Annual Turfgrass Field Day

by Alexis Crowe 7/29/2016 2:52 pm

The University of Arkansas' annual Turfgass Field Day begins Wednesday at the Agricultural Research Center in Fayetteville, providing networking and insight for those in the lawn and landscaping, golf course, and sports industries.

Arkansas Biosciences Institute Celebrates More Than $500M in Grants

by Associated Press 3/30/2016 6:51 am

A research program created through Arkansas' settlement with tobacco companies is marking its receipt of more than half a billion dollars in grants since it was created more than a decade ago.

University of Arkansas Agri Division Inventions Generate Revenue

by Marty Cook 11/25/2013 12:00 am

Researching the DNA of strawberries, blackberries and even poultry are examples of the Division of Agriculture’s attempts to improve the lot of Arkansas’ farmers or stock raisers.

University of Arkansas Reorganizes Technology Licensing Office

by Mark Carter 11/26/2012 10:18 am

The University of Arkansas has reorganized its technology licensing office, renaming it Technology Ventures and creating a new patent office for its Division of Agriculture.

Give Thanks for Sweet Potatoes

by Karen Martin 11/23/2010 7:29 am

Holiday dinners are enhanced by the rustic sweet potato, packed with nutrients and delicious as is or as the star ingredient in pies and casseroles.

Trees Are Having a Tough Time This Summer

by Karen Martin 8/10/2010 7:34 am

Are the trees in your yard turning fall colors and shedding leaves? That means they're going dormant because of the hot dry weather -- and that's not a good thing, says Jon Barry, extension forester for the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture.