Welcome To The
Union County, Arkansas
Cooperative Extension Service
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 Union County Extension Office is at your service!
Union County Ag and Natural Resources
Union County Producers had a record hay season in 2016. Quality is more important. Union County Fair sponsored hay competition to determine who had the best quality.
Photo: Bales of Hay
Union County Master Gardeners
Community Gardens allow people to save money and have access to fresh picked produce. Southside Community Garden in El Dorado.
Photo: Southside Community Garden
4-H Leads in Union County
4H and FFA Members exhibited a variety of farm raised animals at the 2016 Union County Fair. Community support for youth could not be stronger.
Photo: Union County Fair
Union County EHC Service to Community
EHC Member Terrie Simpson as Granny Sweet Pea reads to Smackover Kindergarten "The Great Pea Race to the Table" to educate youth about Farm life.
Photo: Granny Sweet Pea
UNION COUNTY EFNEP
Union County EFNEP Professional Cherrie Sweeney is teaching youth how to handle food safely.
Photo: Safe Food Handling