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Breakthrough Solution Conference announcement June 6-7 2018

Arkansas Business & Communities

How can I learn about local and state ballot issuesWhat can I do to improve the local economy and quality of life? Are there resources and opportunities available to help businesses and communities achieve their goals? Or are you interested in procuring a government contract? Explore our website or contact your county Extension office to learn how the Cooperative Extension Service can support your efforts to develop forward-looking leaders, vibrant communities (including local food resources) and a better economic future for businesses large and small. Looking to keep up with the latest news and events? Visit our CED blog and get details.



Register for 2018 Breakthrough Solutions Conference Today!

Do you have a sense that in your community or region, you are not keeping up, and that what worked even 5 years ago is not working so well today? Do you want to learn how to revitalize your community? Attend our Breakthrough Solutions Conference on June 6-7 to explore strategies to improve the economic future of your community.


Community & Economic Development Highlights


Featured Resources

Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center (APAC)

Government Contracting

Free training & technical assistance to help you sell goods & services to the government. 

Training and Education


  • Local Government                                                                                            Explore how counties provide services in a changing economic climate.

  • Public Policy Center

    Get unbiased information & learn how you can become engaged.

  • Strategic Planning                                                                                           Discover how you can shape the future of your community and region.

  • Tax Schools
    Learn from an IRS-approved Continuing Education Provider.

  • Voter Education

    Find out about state and local ballot measures that may affect you.