Welcome to The
Desha County, Arkansas
Cooperative Extension Service
Check out our 'What We Do' Video to learn about how Extension helps in Desha County!
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 Desha County Extension Office is at your service!
In an attempt to make our Web-Site more in line with what the residents of Desha County are wanting, please contact Hope Bragg with suggestions of information that you need to be able to access easier.
Water Water everywhere. We are all working with the issues of excess water these past few weeks, we at extension are here to help if you have question or concerns, feel free to contact Chuck Capps, CEA Agriculture.
For more information, contact your county extension office at (870)222-3972.
Photo: Tending to field in SE Arkansas
- For the latest news in Row Crop Agriculture
- For information on Pesticide Applicator Training
- Information on Soil Testing
- MP 154-Plant Disease Control Products Guide
- MP 192- Rice Production Handbook
- MP 197- Soy Production Handbook
- MP 297- Grain Sorghum Production Handbook
- MP 437- Corn Production Handbook
Family and Consumer Sciences
Extension Homemakers Clubs are part of what makes living in Desha County fun. Currently we have two very active clubs in the county, but we are looking to expand to more! Extension Homemaker Clubs are not limited to women, stay at home moms, or retirees, but it is open anybody that wants to meet with interesting community members, conduct service projects to better Desha County, or simply learn something new. If you are interested in joining the EHC, or would like to start your own EHC, please contact Heather Reed, FCS Agent at your County Extension Office.
Check out the EHC homepage for more information.
Photo: The Travelers, deliver baked goods monthly to the local men and women who serve
our community as a thanks for their tireless service.
4-HWe are very busy with clubs beginning in the schools this year. Robotics will be featured at Cornerstone Christian Academy and Dumas New Tech High School. McGehee Elementary will be exploring 4-H in the 4th Grade, while the GT will continue growing in the garden as well as soaring to the sky as we investigate Aeronautics.
To register your child On-Line for 4-H Check out Arkansas 4-H Online.
If you are interested in 4-H, check out what we have to offer in Desha County:
Photo: 4-H youth build rockets as part of the summer programs in Desha County