Welcome To The
Pulaski County, Arkansas
Cooperative Extension Service
We are part of the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service's statewide network and the U of A System's Division of Agriculture. Our mission is to provide research-based information through non-formal education to help all Arkansans improve their economics well-being and the quality of lives. Whether it's agriculture, 4-H, family and consumer science, or community development, our Pulaski County office is at your service.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
In Pulaski County, the Smart Nutrition Active People-Education Program (SNAP-Ed) provides
nutrition education to food stamp recipients and other eligible low-income individuals
and families. Participants report eating more fruit and vegetables, choosing low fat
dairy products and whole grains – all healthier choices - as recommended by the Dietary
Guidelines for Americans. For more information contact Ashley King CEA Health and Nutrition.
Pulaski county offers a wealth of information on the SNAP ED program so don't forget to Check out our facebook page
Take a look at Eating from the Garden page to see more exciting SNAP ED events!
Gardens and Lawns
Pulaski County residents are interested in maintaining their lawns, landscapes and vegetable gardens using environmentally sound practices and environmentally safe products. The University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, Pulaski County assisted approximately 5,000 county residents in 2015 with the information they needed to safeguard the environment as they maintain healthy lawns, beautiful landscapes and productive vegetable gardens. Link to information that will help you keep your garden, landscape and lawn green and growing. For more information contact Randy Forst, CEA-Staff Chair.
Photo: Home gardeners use information to help grow healthy gardens.
Pulaski County 4-H
The mission of 4-H is to provide opportunities for youth to acquire knowledge, develop life skills, form attitudes, and practice behavior that will enable them to become self-directing, productive, and contributing members of society. In Pulaski County today, there are more than 300 youth enrolled in 4-H Clubs and thousands more experience a 4-H Youth Development educational program within the year. Membership in 4-H is absolutely free and provides you with a world of opportunity!
Photo: 4-H member learns cooking skills during Spring into 4-H Workshop