Statement from Dr. Mark Cochran, vice president-agriculture for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, in response to U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford:
Sept. 13, 2017
(Newsrooms: Dr. Mark Cochran is head of the Division of Agriculture, one of the 20 entities within the University of Arkansas System.)
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We are grateful to Congressman Crawford for his strong words of support for the research done by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and its scientists.
We firmly believe in our land grant research and outreach mission and are committed to faithfully conducting that work to benefit the families, communities and residents of Arkansas, and beyond.
About the Division of Agriculture
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to 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.
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Dir. of Communication Services
U of A System Division of Agriculture