Welcome To The
Clark County, Arkansas
Cooperative Extension Service
Serving Arkadelphia, Gurdon, Amity and Surrounding Areas
We are so glad you visited our page. 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!
Clark County Quick Facts
Clark County Has Deep Roots in Agriculture
Did you know that there are over 300 farms in Clark County with the average size farm being over 200 acres? Over 18,000 acres is croplands. And the revenue from the rich agricultur products in Clark County alone is $!5.1 million dollars!
Follow this link to read more about the amazing agriculture facts and statistics of Clark County. Clark County Fact Sheet
Clark County Agriculture
UPCOMING MASTER GARDENER TRAINING PROGRAM
Clark County is partnering with Nevada County to present Master Gardener Training opportunities for the area. Master Gardeners provide a fun and educational way to share horticulture opportunities. Please share with people you know who enjoy gardening in the home landscape as well as vegetables and other horticulture production.
Clark County Extension Homemakers
Clark County EH Council presents the Clark County Fair Pageant each year. They give a college scholarship to the winning Queen of each pageant. They are often seen giving items they have made as well. Much of the work done each year is volunteer work for other volunteer organizations.
For more information on Family & Consumer Sciences and EH Clubs in Clark County call the office at 870-246-2281 or email JoAnn Vann, County Extension Agent- Family & Consumer Sciences
Photo: EHC members will hand out a nice college scholarship to the fair queen.
Clark County 4-H
County Fair Success for area 4-H members!
4-H members competed in fair week events. From showing animals to entering arts and crafts, baked goods, canning and horticulter, 4-H showed up and showed out!
For more information about the value of 4-H in the life of a youth and in the community, email Cindy Ham Ham, CEA- 4H/Agri at the Clark County Office.
Photo: Clark County 4-H'ers displaying their successes at this year's 4-H O-Rama.