UAM Women Capture First Place At 9th Annual Boll Weevil Stampede

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The women’s rodeo team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello topped teams from seven different colleges and universities to win the women’s division of the 9th annual Boll Weevil Stampede rodeo held last weekend at the Drew County Fairgrounds east of Monticello. UAM was led by Jessica Rowland … Continue reading

2015 UAM Collegiate Farm Bureau Competition

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — Justin Calhoun of Star City took first place in the 2015 Collegiate Farm Bureau Discussion Meet held recently at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The competition is modeled after the statewide Young Farmer & Ranchers Contest sponsored by Arkansas Farm Bureau. Participants discuss a current agricultural issue in … Continue reading

UAM Student Receives Tri-State Soybean Forum Scholarship

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — Dustin North of Stuttgart, a senior plant and soil science major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, is the Arkansas recipient of the 2015 Tri-State Soybean Forum Scholarship. The Tri-State Soybean Forum Scholarship Program was established to assist students in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi who are pursuing careers … Continue reading

Densmore Wins Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO— Morgan Densmore of Monticello took first place in the 2014 Collegiate Farm Bureau Discussion Meet held recently at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.    Densmore is a sophomore in UAM’s School of Agriculture pursuing a bachelor of science degree in agriculture with a double major in agribusiness and plant and soil … Continue reading

UAM To Host 8th Annual Boll Weevil Stampede March 6-8

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — More than 250 rodeo cowboys and cowgirls from 14 colleges and universities will compete at the eighth annual Boll Weevil Stampede hosted by the University of Arkansas at Monticello March 6-8.    Competition begins each evening at 7 p.m. at the Drew County Fairgrounds. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 … Continue reading

School of Agriculture to Host Forums On Soil Health, The Effects Of Reducing Irrigation On Crop Insurance

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO— Building healthier soil and the effects of reduced irrigation on federal crop insurance are the topics of two public forums to be hosted by the University of Arkansas-Monticello’s School of Agriculture Feb. 18 and Feb. 20.    The Feb. 18 forum will feature a live broadcast of the National Conference on … Continue reading

Student To Wrestle Steers At College National Finals Rodeo

Courtesy of Media Services   MONTICELLO — Eric Manos gets an adrenaline rush from wrestling 600 pounds of angry steer to the ground.    Most thrill-seekers might consider safer ways to get their kicks, but Manos insists he’s never been injured, at least not seriously. “I’ve been banged up and bruised a little, but I’ve never … Continue reading

Cheatham And Lampkin Speak To School Of Agriculture

By Clint Blasengame Senior Editor MONTICELLO-State Senator Eddie Cheatham and State Representative Shellia Lampkin spoke to students of the University of Arkansas-Monticello’s School of Agriculture about agricultural and rural development issues discussed in the 2013 session of Arkansas Legislature.    Held in the School of Agriculture Auditorium Room 109 Monday, April 29, both Cheatham and Lampkin … Continue reading

UAM To Host 7th Annual Boll Weevil Stampede

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — More than 250 rodeo cowboys and cowgirls from 14 colleges and universities will compete at the seventh annual Boll Weevil Stampede hosted by the University of Arkansas at Monticello March 14-16.    Competition begins each evening at 7 p.m. at the Drew County Fairgrounds. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 … Continue reading

Severe Storm Destroys Rodeo Barn

By Clint Blasengame Senior Editor MONTICELLO – A barn on the University of Arkansas-Monticello campus was destroyed when high winds blew it off its foundation during a storm Jan 29.    According to Dean of the School of Agriculture, Kelly Bryant, the green barn that housed the rodeo team’s horses was blown over and also caused damage … Continue reading

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