Welcome To The
Clark County, Arkansas
Cooperative Extension Service
Serving Arkadelphia, Gurdon, Amity and Surrounding Areas
We are so glad you visited our page. 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 their lives. Whether it is agriculture, 4-H, health and living, or community development, the Clark County Extension Office is at your service!
Clark County Quick Facts
Clark County Has Deep Roots in Agriculture
Did you know that there are over 300 farms in Clark County with the average size farm being over 200 acres? Over 18,000 acres is croplands. And the revenue from the rich agricultur products in Clark County alone is $!5.1 million dollars!
Follow this link to read more about the amazing agriculture facts and statistics of Clark County. Clark County Fact Sheet
Clark County Agriculture
ROW CROP MEETING A HUGE SUCCESS
Amy Simpson brought extension specialists together with local row crop farmers for a meeting that proved to be a huge success.
Among the topics presented at the meeting were:
2017 Crop Budgets presented by Archie Flanders
Corn Production presentation by Jason Kelly
Soybean Production with Jeremy Ross
Rice Production by Jarrod Hardke
Close to 90% of the row crop producers were present. The evaluations proved that increased knowledge was gained in all areas.
If you have more questions about row crops or other agriculture questions contact the county office at 870-246-2281 or email Amy Simpson, County Extension Agent - Interim Staff Chair.
Photo: UAEX Rice Agronomist Jarrod Hardke finishes up the crop production meeting in Clark County.
Clark County Extension Homemakers
Clark County EH Council enjoys giving back to the community and the state. Here they are making teaching dolls and blankets for a local hospital. Just one of the many ways EHC says we are part of the community and part of the solution.
For more information on Family & Consumer Sciences and EH Clubs in Clark County call the office at 870-246-2281 or email JoAnn Vann, County Extension Agent- Family & Consumer Sciences
Photo: EHC members with teaching dolls and blankets.
Clark County Master Gardeners Learn How to Avoid Crape "Murder"
Amy Simpson met with the Master Gardeners on the lawn of the County Courthouse for a pruning lesson.
If you have more questions about horticulture questions contact the county office at 870-246-2281 or email Amy Simpson, County Extension Agent - Interim Staff Chair.
Photo: Master Gardeners learn from Amy Simpson how to trim Crape Myrtles correctly
Clark County 4-H
Shooting Sports Team
The Clark County 4-H Shooting Sports Program is an educational activity of Arkansas 4-H, the youth development program of the Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Arkansas. This program has the potential of reaching new youth audiences and new volunteer adult leaders who have not participated in other 4-H programs.
Arkansas 4-H Shooting Sports is a county-delivered 4-H Program. To get involved in this or other 4-H programs email Cindy Ham , CEA- 4H/Agri at the Clark County Office.
Photo: Clark County 4-H Shooting Sports practice.