Division of Agriculture Seeks New Livestock Market News Reporter
The Division of Agriculture is seeking a Livestock News Reporter at the Little Rock State Office. The Livestock News Reporter is responsible for analyzing & reporting livestock market activities. See job listing for more details. For questions, contact Human Resources at 501-671-2219 or email email@example.com.
U of A Animal Science Ph.D. Student Starts Career at Purina
“Purina has a strong contribution to the beef industry,” says Elizabeth Backes, Ph.D. “My work with Purina will help contribute to the technical side of the beef industry and provide cattle producers the knowledge they need to provide optimal nutrition to their animals." Read more here.
Animal Science Grad Student Produces Hilarious DNA Video
U of A Animal Science graduate student Sarah Chewning, student of Dr. James Koltes, made the video for Jeff Miller at Southern Arkansas University, who received a USDA grant to make a fun and educational video about the importance of DNA. The video will be used in classrooms across the state to generate interest in animal science and related fields. View the video here.
October 28, 2016 - Third Annual Animal Science Day
There will be a haunted house, herding dog demonstration, games and costume contests for everyone in the family, including the dog! We will have demonstrations and activities featuring the Animal Science Department's horses, cattle and sheep! Admission is FREE and open to everyone! Animal Science Day is also a great place to take kids for safe and fun trick-or-treating!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
5:30- Ranch horse demonstration
6:15- Dog agility demonstration
7:00- Dog costume contest
7:20- Ages 12 & younger costume contest
7:40- Ages 13 & older costume contest
8:00- Livestock judging contest & livestock judging class
Trick-or-treating, haunted houses, activities and concessions will be taking place all evening. Follow us on Facebook for more info.