A University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff official will be among participants at the Arkansas Catfish Promotion Board meeting, according to a news release. The session will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Embassy Suites at Hot Springs. The meeting will precede the Catfish Farmers of Arkansas annual meeting.

Interim Chair Rebecca Lochmann of the UAPB Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries will present research reports and an update.

The board meeting agenda also includes a welcome by Steve Kueter, Catfish Promotion Board chairman; administrative reports by Brandy Carroll, administrator; and promotion reports by Bo Collins, executive director at Catfish Farmers of Arkansas.