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Welcome To The

Union County, Arkansas
Cooperative Extension Service 

Photo of Red brick one story building

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


Blackberry Demo

Union County Ag and Natural Resources

County Agent Robin Bridges recently completed installing a Raised Bed Blackberry Demonstration Garden at the Union County Fairgrounds. Clinics for Blackberry growers to begin in 2018.

Photo: Blackberry Demo



Paul James Speaks to Master Gardener "Dirt Friends"

Union County Master Gardeners

Union County Master Gardener Barbie Luther was recognized as" Arkansas Master Gardener of the Year"  at the recent Master Gardener State Conference. Barbie has been an active Master Gardener for 19 years and has served as President of Union County Master Gardener and currently serves as Secretary for County 76.  Her passions for plants and people has been an inspiration to all those who know her. 


Photo: Arkansas Master Gardener Program Coordinator Janet Carson presenting Master Gardener of Year award to Barbie Luther.




 4-H Leads in Union County

57 Union County 4-H members participated in the 2017 Union County Fair exhibiting beef, swine, sheep, goats, chickens and rabbits.  Cloverbud to Senior 4-H members demonstrated why 4-H leads.

Brian Kutz Teaching Cloverbuds

 Photo: Brian Kutz Teaching Cloverbuds

Youth Learn to Cook

Union County Youth Cooking Class

Union  County Youth 9-19 participated in the Extension sponsored food safety and cooking class in June 2017.


Photo:Union County EHC Member Terrie Simpson Teaching Youth to "Be Safe" While Cooking in Class Sponsored by Union County Extension.


Exercise Education


Union County EFNEP Program Assistant Cherrie Sweeney teaching youth that exercise is a part of healthy living.

Photo: Exercise Can Be Fun!!!