Cooperative Extension News & Publications
Lawrence County, Arkansas
Welcome to our News and Publications page! Below you will find local newsletters, news stories, and/or links to other relevant publications. Please contact our county Extension office for additional information.
Pigweeds Are Not Welcome Here!
Like many other counties in the state, Lawrence County has had its share of problem pigweeds. As many know these weeds are a costly nuisance. In dealing with this enemy the old adage "united we stand, divided we fall" holds true in controlling this pest. It will take a community wide effort with all doing their part. We must adopt the recommendations as discussed in the recently published fact sheet "Zero Tolerance: A Community-Based Program for Glyphosate Resistant Palmer Amaranth Management"
Photo: Zero Tolerance Sign for Palmer Amaranth
ROW CROP NEWSLETTERS
Livestock newsletters contain the most current information on feed recommendations, worming, and diseases plaguing the county. To be put on the mailing list please call the Lawrence County Extension Office at 870-886-3741 and ask to be added to the Livestock mailing list.
Photo: Cattle facing each other across a fence
Extension Homemakers Clubs Newsletter
Extension Homemakers newsletters keep the members up-to-date on upcoming state and local events. Information regarding state and district meetings are also included in the newsletter.
Photo: Lawrence County EHC members in Hot Springs at annual AEHC meeting.
Join an EHC Club today! Follow us on Facebook. For additional information on EHC in Lawrence County, contact Katrina Burch CEA FCS at the Lawrence County Extension Office at 870-886-3741.
Babysitting Basics Class in Lawrence County
Lawrence County Extension and Lawrence Memorial Hospital are offering FREE classes in Babysitting Basics. The classes are for ages 11 - teens and class size is limited to 20 participants. Classes start April 12 and are every Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM through May 10th at the Ralph Joseph Education Building, 1219 W. Main in Walnut Ridge. Some of the subjects covered include: Your First Job, Behavior, Understanding Small Children, Emergency Procedures, Safety Precautions and Business Basics. To register contact the Extension office at 886-3741.
Photo:Babysitting Basics Logo Art