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Extension Educational Programs & Services
Lawrence County, Arkansas

The Cooperative Extension Service offers a host of educational programs and services.  If you do not see what you are looking for below, please contact our county Extension Office for assistance.


2018 Day Camp Participants

4-H Youth Development

Lawrence County Cooperative Extension Service has a wonderful 4-H youth development program. Through 4-H programs, kids in our county are able to travel to new places as well as meet other 4-H'ers. Lawrence County currently has over 100 county youth, ranging from ages 5-19, and 20 adult volunteers. There are 4 clubs spread throughout the county. Below is a list of the clubs and their meeting location. For more information about 4-H, contact Bryce Baldridge at the Lawrence County Extension Office at (870) 886-3741. To join a Lawrence County 4-H club or to re-enroll go to 4-H online.

Photo: 4-H members who participated in 2018 Day Camp at Lake Charles State Park.


  • Lawrence County 4-H Clubs
    • Art Discovery: meets in Walnut Ridge- Leader-Debbie Lamb
    • Livestock: meets in Black Rock-Leader-Allan Brown
    • Shooting Sports: meets in Black Rock - Leader - Phillip Roark
    • Ralph Joseph Youth Leadership Group   Advisor - FCS Agent Katrina Burch 


EHC members attend the state EHC Conference in Hot Springs

Lawrence County Extension Homemakers

The Lawrence County Extension Homemakers always have a great time at the Annual State Meeting in Hot Springs. Celebrating the year's achievements and projecting for the future, AEHC meets at Hot Springs each June.  Save the dates for the 2019 convention June 4, 5, 6, 2019.  Educational, How-to, Creative Skills and Subject Matter classes, as well as awards and recognitions will highlight the meeting. Everyone is encouraged to attend. For more information  about current clubs or to start a new club, contact FCS Agent Katrina Causey at (870) 886-3741.  Learn more about the Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council.

Photo: Lawrence County EHC Members attending the 2018 AEHC State Conference in Hot Springs

  • Lawrence County Extension Homemaker Clubs
    • Clover Bend: meets at the Clover Bend Community Center
    • Black Rock: meets as announced
    • Eaton: meets as announced
    • Imboden: meets at the Imboden Community Center
    • Scrappers: meets at the Lawrence County Soil Conservation Conference Room
    • Smithville: meets at the Smithville Community Center
    • Krazy Kookers:meets as announced
Cattle grazing, looking from combine to rice field, trough garden

Lawrence County Agricultural Programs and Services

 Whether you have a row crop farm, livestock or a small home garden, the staff at the Lawrence County Extension office can assist you. We offer a wide variety of education programs from beef and forage production, to row crops, to vegetable gardening and lawn care. Contact Lawrence County Extension for more research-based information on agriculture livestock and home horticulture programs.


Pesticide Collection

Pesticide Collection - November 7, 2018

Dispose of old, outdated, unusable pesticides free of charge and in complete confidentiality.  Both known and unknown wastes will be accepted.

Explosives, petroleum products, paints, medical wastes, radioactive materials, household pesticides and chemicals will NOT be accepted. 

Time 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM.

Inventory forms are due October 20th. 

Call the Lawrence County Extension office for more information at 870-886-3741.


Photo:Pesticide Collection Flyer



Wellness Ambassador Logo


Photo: Wellness Ambassador Logo

  • Extension Wellness Ambassador Program 2018

    Are you interested in health, nutrition, and being active? Lawrence County Cooperative Extension Service is now taking applications for the Extension Wellness Ambassador Program. Be sure to call 870-886-3741 to get your application.
    This program will teach participants simple strategies to improve their own health and the health of their family, friends, and neighbors. The training is conducted by Cooperative Extension Service professionals, health professionals, and other specialists in their field.
    Ambassador trainees will receive 40 hours of training in health and wellness, and in return, they will agree to give back 40 hours of service in support of healthy living programs.
    Dates have been set for the Extension Wellness Ambassador Training for Thursdays in May. Starting May 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th at the Baptist Church in Trumann Arkansas beginning at 8:30 AM and ending at 3:30 PM. 


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