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Cooperative Extension News & Publications
Polk County, Arkansas

Welcome to our News and Publications page!  Below you will find local newsletters, news stories, and/or links to other relevant publications.  Please contact our county Extension office for additional information.


Holly Springs Homestead Corn Maze

Polk County Agriculture Newsletter  

The Polk County Agriculture Newsletter covers all things agriculture/horticulture related. This newsletter covers unbiased, researched based information to assist Agriculture Producers with best management practices. Look for current program information in each newsletter. This Newsletter will be published on a bi-monthly basis. 

2018 Polk County Winter Newsletter

 2018 Polk County Spring Newsletter 


Clover Bud Day Camp 4-Hers learning Team Work

Polk County Clover Cover 4-H Newsletter 

The Clover Cover 4-H Newsletter keeps you updated on club and county events in Polk County. Anyone interested in joining 4-H is welcome to call our office for more information on our local 4-H clubs at 479-394-6018
2015 Fair Livestock Entry Forms

2015 Fair Poultry Entry Forms

2015 Fair Rabbit Entry Forms

Clover Cover August 2014

Clover Cover March 2015

Horses grazing  

Hoof Prints Equine Newsletter

Hoof Prints newsletter focuses on the equine industry in Polk County.  This newsletter provides research-based, unbiased information to assist horse, donkey, and mule owners with management of their animals, training, upcoming equine events, and pasture and forage information.  This newsletter is published twice a year and is free to those interested in learning more about equine management.

 Master Gardener  

Mountain Dirt Master Gardener Newsletter

Mountain Dirt is published monthly by the Polk County Master Gardeners.  This newsletter keeps Master Gardeners up to date on the happenings of the group.  Anyone interested in learning more about the Master Gardener program is invited to subscribe to this newsletter.

May Mountain Dirt 2015

JUNE Mountain Dirt 2015

March Mountain Dirt 2015

February Mountain Dirt

2014 October Mountain Dirt pdf


 Mountain Dirt August 2014

 2015 April Mountain Dirt

2015 May Mountain Dirt

Garden Gate - Welcome Enter with a happy heart. 

Out in the Garden Horticulture Newsletter

Out in the Garden newsletter is designed for the home gardener.  It keeps subscribers up to date on current problems happening in the vegetable garden, home landscape, home fruit orchard, and in lawns.  It is published three times a year and provides educational information as well as a calendar of upcoming events for horticulture.


Food for Life, Kickstart your health.  

Nutrition & Cooking Newsletter

The Nutrition & Cooking Newsletter focuses on nutrition and health information for all ages. Learn new ways to prepare simple, healthy and delicious food for you and your family by keeping it simple – simple healthy preparation techniques, simple ingredients, limited use of prepared foods and simple equipment. Newsletter will also contain announcements about upcoming events. This newsletter is published quarterly.


Picture of jars of home canned vegetables.  

Food Preservation Newsletter

The Food Preservation Newsletter contains information to keep your food safe while preserving it for future enjoyment. Learn the most current research based ways to can, pickle, freeze and dehydrate foods. Newsletter will also contain announcements about upcoming events. This newsletter is published two times per year.

July 2013


1 in 3 American will develop diabetes in their lifetime.

Living Well With Diabetes

Living Well With Diabetes newsletter focuses on information to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle in the areas of healthy weight, managing your blood glucose level, exercise, meal planning and taking care of your body.  This newsletter is published twice a year and contains information about upcoming events and the latest on diabetes education. 

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Extension Homemaker News

This newsletter is a monthly mailing to all current Polk County Extension Homemakers.  This newsletter is designed to keep the membership up to date on happenings and projects of EHC members and clubs.  It contains the monthly financial report and minutes of the last monthly meeting of the Polk County Extension Homemakers Council.