Welcome to the
Miller County, Arkansas
Cooperative Extension Service
Who Are We?
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 lives. Whether it is agriculture, 4-H, health and living, or community development, the Miller County Extension Office is at your service.
What Does Extension Do?
Never heard of the Extension Service? Not sure what we do? Completely confused by organizational purposes, missions, goals and objectives? OK, check out this video for an overview of some of the things we do.
Here are a couple of the things we have been doing in Miller County. Check out our Programs page for upcoming events, Newsletter page for the latest news, and Articles page for public service announcements regarding events.
Creating Educated Voters - Arkansas Ballot Issue Education
You may have been hearing a lot about the state ballot issues in the news lately with all the lawsuits that have been filed to knock Issues 4-7 off the ballot. Read more about upcoming ballot issues to become a well-informed voter in the upcoming elections.
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Fall Armyworm Demo Conducted in Miller County
We sprayed two 2-acre plots for fall armyworms September 1st and have been counting them every 5-7 days to check residual. Here are the results along with advice on how to treat fall armyworms in your yard or pasture.
Farmer of the MonthClick HERE to read about the lives of a few of the men and women who produce goods for all aspects of our lives, from the food we eat and clothes we wear, to goods made with byproducts that make our lives better.
Family and Consumer Sciences Empowering Healthier
Miller County focuses on helping our residents create healthier lifestyles and chronic disease prevention through multi-session lessons focusing on health and wellness. Educational programs included multi-session cooking schools, cooking demonstrations, educational sessions, educational exhibits, weekly foods articles, and daily social media posts.
"Poisons in the Home" Extension Homemaker Clubs' Leader Training
At our September EHC Leader Training, we attempted to see if we could determine the difference between a household item and a poison by simply viewing unopened containers.
It is much more difficult that you might initially expect. Click below for more information on hazardous household products.
Expanded Foods Nutrition Classes at Opportunities, Inc.
Two-Rivers 4-H Club describe what 4-H is and how to become a part of it. Watch it and then click here to join.