Arkansas Economic Development
Many communities and regions in Arkansas are affected by the changing global economy. Community & Economic Development unit can assist your community and region to:
Our programs assist community leaders to identify and implement economic strategies that build strong and vibrant economies.
We help community leaders to describe local assets and identify regional opportunities. We can also help communities evaluate the economic and fiscal impacts of different strategies and projects. To learn more about the services that we provide choose from the options below. Or, for more information on how to access these programs and assistance, contact your county extension agent or call (501)671-2072.
Learn about the economic development resources and services provided by the U of A
Division of Agriculture.
The Rural Profile of Arkansas is published every other year. It provides analysis
of a wide range of topics to shed light on the issues impacting rural Arkansans. Follow
the link below to learn more or to download a free copy of the 2019 Rural Profile