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
Warm wet Spring, hot wet Summers and high nutrient levels lead to weed problems for pond owners. Management for cleaner healther ponds is a call away. Call 870-864-1916.
Photo: Pond Management
Union County Master Gardeners
September is the time for all Master Gardeners to update and report their work and education hours on the Master Gardener website. Ask your County Agent or County Manager for assistance if needed.
Photo: State Master Gardener Coordinator Specialist Janet Carson
4-H Leads in Union County
Eight Union County 4-H members participated in State 4-H O'Rama at University of Arkansas Fayetteville the first week of August. Six of the eight placed in the top five in their respective contest areas. All youth represented Union County in high fashion. This was the first visit to the UofA campus for six of the youth.
Photo: State O'Rama Delegates
Union County EHC Service to Community
Union County Extension Homemakers to present "Crockpot Challenge" at 2016 Holiday Foods celebration Saturday, October 22nd at College Avenue Church of Christ. Call 870-864-1916 to reserve your ticket to the event.
Photo: FCS Agent presenting gift from Union County EHC
UNION COUNTY EFNEP AWARDS
The Expanded Food and Nutrition Program Assistants are recognized for their efforts to educate and encourage Union County citizens to eat healthier on a limited budget. CONGRATULATIONS LADIES!!!
Photo: Union County EFNEP PAs Cherrie Sweeney and Amy Crawford at State EFNEP Cluster Training.