Welcome To The

Clark County, Arkansas
Cooperative Extension Service

We are part of the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service’s statewide network and the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture.  Our mission is to provide research-based information through non-formal education to help all Arkansans improve their economic well-being and the quality of their lives.  Whether it is agriculture, 4-H, health and living, or community development, the Clark County Extension Office is at your service!

Cattle farm

Clark County Agriculture

Arkansas Beef Improvement Program 

Clark County has been an integral part of the Four States Cattle Conference since its inception. Jerry Clemons, along with agents in other Arkansas counties and agents from Louisiana, Texas and Oklahoma work hard to insure the best program to help farmers and ranchers throughout the four states area. Temple Grandin spoke at the most recent event.

For more information contact Jerry Clemons, County Extension Agent - Staff Chair in Clark County. 

Photo: Temple Grandin, speaker at the most recent Four States Cattle Conference

4H youth enjoying an outing at Garvin Gardens

Clark County 4-H

The Clark County 4-H Teen Leaders are an energetic group who enjoy performing volunteer work in the county. For more information on 4-H in Clark County contact Amy Simpson.

Photo: Teen Leaders attending 4H Day at the Capitol.

Clark County FCS agent

Clark County Family & Consumer Sciences

The Clark County FCS agent works in the community to reach others with health, wellness and family issues.

This recent photo shows two scholarship recipients from the Extension Homemakers Council. For more information contact JoAnn Vann, CEA- Family & Consumer Sciences.

Photo: Clark County agent receiving training for implementation in local programs 

two master gardeners standing in community garden working as volunteers

Clark County Master Gardeners 

The Clark County Extension Service has hosted a multi county training for Master Gardeners several times. The Clark County Master Gardeners  provide educational outreach and services through the Master Gardener program such as:

> Arkadelphia Community Gardens

> Courthouse beautification

> County fair check-in

> Hands-on youth educational and service learning activities

Contact Amy Simpson, CEA-Agri/4H at the Clark County Office.

Click here to learn more about the Master Gardeners program.

 Photo: Clark County Master Gardeners volunteering at the Community Garden.