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From the Editors – Fall/Winter 2014

Arkansas Land and Life has considerably fewer pages than the Farm Bill, but we hope our readers will manage to find useful and informative material here on all the topics we cover

What’s New – Fall/Winter 2014

Farm to fork, Kidd named Poultry Industry Leader of the Year and Elizabeth Hill’s new book.

Using their (soy)bean: Students join virtual field trip connecting science and ag

Science students around the state tour a Craighead County soybean field without leaving their classrooms.

Water mites – more to them than meets the eye

Researchers examine water mite’s diversity and their role as an indicator of the quality of streams.

Citizenship Leadership camps provide ‘an awakening moment’

4-H shows youths up close how government works from the Capitol to the courthouse.

Tackling Gulf of Mexico hypoxia

Scientists target nutrients in efforts to reduce the 5,000 square miles of dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico.

Farm Bill overhaul prompts all-out education push

The complex new legislation has many new provisions and policy changes.

Undergraduates lend their hands to fruit research

Students work as interns and earn academic credit while they learn the tools of research.

Ask the Experts – Fall/Winter 2014

Cotton, Corn and Farmer’s Market questions.

Endnotes – Fall/Winter 2014

U of A Extension Service honored for 2.8 million hours volunteer service, Bielke cited for poultry vaccine, Justin Morris and Lloyd Warren remembered

Careers That Matter Fall/Winter 2014

We are preparing students to be leaders of tomorrow in the businesses of foods, family and the environment.

Yoga for Kids

Understanding the 2014 farm bill