University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service
Extension Communications wins best ag coverage, best supplement
LITTLE ROCK - The extension communications department of the University of
Arkansas Division of Agriculture won two categories in the 2011 Arkansas Press
Women Communications Contest.
The Division was honored for best news coverage of agriculture, aquaculture
and agribusiness and for the publication outlining its 2011-2015 strategic plan,
“Blueprint for Excellence.”
Contest results were announced Saturday at APW's annual awards luncheon.
Also Saturday, APW honored Mary Hightower, assistant director-communications,
for her term as APW president.
Extension news is available on the front page at
“Blueprint for Excellence,” is available at
The department also took third in continuing coverage for news stories about
2010's dry weather woes.
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