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Extension Educational Programs & Services
Fulton County, Arkansas

The Cooperative Extension Service offers a host of educational programs and services.  If you do not see what you are looking for below, please contact our county Extension Office for assistance.

 

 Producers participate in broadcast seeder calibration instruction

Agriculture & Natural Resources 

With over 700 farms producing a market value of over 25 million dollars in revenues and more than 8% of the population directly employed by agriculture, Fulton County maintains a strong presence in the Arkansas agriculture scene. Livestock and forages are at the heart of Fulton County's agriculture industry, and the Fulton County Extension Office works to provide the needed services and education to address the demands of Fulton County producers.  For more information, contact County Extension Agent, Brad Runsick

Listed below are many of the services that we provide.

  • Free soil testing service and analysis with customized fertilizer recommendations
  • Forage and hay sampling (fee-based)
  • Personalized forage reestablishment plans
  • Farm visits
  • Weed identification, management, and control recommendations
  • On-farm demonstrations to validate recommended practice
  • Home garden and fruit recommendations
  • Agricultural workshops, meeting, and seminars
  • Hands-on field days

Photo: Fulton County producers participate in broadcast seeder calibration instruction at a livestock and forage field day

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4-H Livestock Club leaders teach clipping to youth exhibitors

4-H Youth Education

Agriculture and life skills education for the youth of Fulton County has always been a strong part of the county 4-H program. Our aim is teach Fulton County youth about the world around them through various competitive team events, individual livestock exhibition projects, and club activities. Below are just a few of the many opportunities for Fulton County youth to get involved in agriculture and natural resources!

To join Fulton County 4-H, give us a call or log in and enroll on Arkansas 4-H online. For more information, contact 4-H Program Assistant, Robin Moore.

 

  • Grassland Evaluation Contest
  • All-Star Steer Program
  • Market Hog, Steer, Sheep, and Goat Projects
  • 4-H Cooking Projects
  • Beef Quiz Bowl
  • District and State 4-H Horse Show
  • Camp Fit and Fun

    • 4-H O'Rama Events:
  • Baitcasting
  • Gun Safety and BB Shooting
  • Forestry
  • Crops and Weeds
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Grassland Plant ID
  • Livestock Skills
    Photo: 4-H Livestock Club leader, Patty H., teaches sheep grooming skills to a new 4-H member

 

Participants in Diabetic Support Group

Family & Consumer Sciences

The Fulton County Cooperative Extension Service hosts a variety of health and nutrition programs including general education and more focused topics, such as diabetic management and exercise.  We offer a variety of educational topics and speakers, including meal planning, foot care, medications, and exercise.

To be included in mailing announcements for the future meetings and events, contact County Extension Agent, MaLinda Coffman.

  • Diabetic Support Group
  • Strong Women
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Food preservation workshops
  • Financial literacy education
  • Marriage, Parenting, and Family Life education
  • Volunteer opportunities (Extension Homemakers Club & Wellness Ambassadors)
  • Other various health and nutrition programs
 Photo: FCS agent, MaLinda Coffman, provides monthly diabetic education to Fulton County residents
Master Gardeners and youth digging in ground at one day of service

Fulton County Master Gardener

The Fulton County Master Gardeners strive to provide adult and youth educational opportunities and community beautification to Fulton County. As part of their membership, members are require to volunteer their time to the people of Fulton County through various 4-H activities and beautification projects.

For more information about joining the Fulton County Master Gardeners, contact the Fulton County Extension Office.

Photo: Master Gardeners assisting 4-H member with Salem City Park tree planting as part of 4-H One Day of Service

Current Fulton County Master Gardeners, enter your hours here.