UACES Facebook Jackson County, Arkansas Extension Office

Welcome To The

Jackson 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 their lives.  Whether it is agriculture, 4-H, health and living, or community development, the Jackson County Extension Office is at your service!  

  Link to Rice DD50 Computer Program

DD50 User Information


Row Crop Info/Publications

Vegetable Gardening

Integrated Pest Management

Collecting N-Star Samples on Clay Soils

Collecting N-star samples on Silt-Loam Soil

Soil Sampling 101


4-H Teen Leaders Help Host 4-H Banquet

 4-H Banquet

Teen Leaders help FCS Agent Taylor Hastings serve drinks at the 4-H Banquet held this past Monday.

 Photo:Teen Leaders/FCS Taylor Hastings



Taylor Hastings

New FCS Agent

Jackson County Co-op Extension Service would like to welcome our newest agent, Taylor Hastings. We are glad to have her aboard as our new Family and Consumer Science (FCS) agent. 

Photo: Jackson County Family and Consumer Science agent Taylor Hastings.

Picture of New CEA-Agriculture Agent Matthew Davis

NEW CEA-Agriculture Agent

Jackson County-UAEX would like to welcome our newest agent.

Matthew Joseph Davis comes to us from Walmart where he has worked for 7 years, the last 4 as an assistant store manager. Matthew is ready to learn and development in his new role as the County Extension Agent-Agriculture for Jackson County.

A few things you should know about Matthew.

 • Born here in Newport, AR
• Has lived in Jackson County for 21 of his 25 years
• Attended Newport High School graduated in 2009
• Attended Arkansas State University graduated in summer 2012 with Bachelor Degree in Agriculture Business Emphasis Marketing and Management
• His Father and Mother are Jerry Davis Sr. and Elizabeth Davis of Diaz, AR
• Proud to be back serving his community
• Matthew is ready to learn and continue pursuing his education

Personal message from Matthew,

I just wanted to take a moment to tell everyone how excited I am to be back home. I have made many friends in my years with Walmart, but I am ecstatic to think of all the new ones I will make soon. If there is anything that I can help with please feel free to call the office. If you are not sure what Extension Service does please check out page as well as Again I want to say how blessed I am to be back among this great community and I look forward to helping everyone with their questions and concerns.

Thank You,
Matthew Davis
UAEX Jackson County CEA-Agriculture
Office 870-523-7450 Fax 870-523-7452

Photo: New CEA-Agriculture Matthew Davis