UACES Facebook 2016 Four States Agricultural Exposition and Conference

2016 Four States Agricultural Exposition and Conference

This year's program is more diversified than ever, with programs of interest presented by Extension Specialists from the 4-States area, numerous agricultural exhibits, and a free lunch for those attending.

The 2016 Agricultural Exposition and Conference will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., at the Four States Fairgrounds Entertainment Center in Texarkana, Arkansas. This year’s program is more diversified than ever, with programs of interest presented by Extension Specialists from the 4 states area, numerous agricultural exhibits, and a free lunch will be provided for those attending.

 Programs will include row crops, livestock, wildlife, and pecans. We will include six 30-minute breaks in which participants can visit the various exhibits. A tentative program is on the back of this letter and NOTE that changes may be made prior to the event. View the AGENDA here.

 A Private Pesticide Applicators Training Session for Arkansans will be held during the Ag Expo beginning at 2:15 p.m., Thursday, February 11, 2016, in the Hospitality Room. Anyone needing to be certified or re-certified for an Arkansas pesticide license should plan to attend this training.  This will be the last time this year to renew your pesticide license. The training is required for a first time license holder and again every five years.

 Remember, all Arkansas private applicator training sessions provided by the Cooperative Extension Service will be $10 per person payable at the door, cash or check. The $45 license fee for the AR State Plant Board, must be check or money order.

By Jennifer Caraway
County Extension Agent - Agriculture
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture

Media Contact: Jennifer Caraway
County Extension Agent - Agriculture
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
400 Laurel Street, Suite 215 Texarkana AR 71854
(870) 779-3609
jcaraway@uaex.edu

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The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.