Statement from the Division of Agriculture about this morning’s accident involving an employee
Sept. 28, 2017
This morning, one of our Division of Agriculture employees, Amanda Mann, was involved in a multiple-vehicle accident near Manila, Arkansas. Amanda is an entomology program technician based at the Arkansas State University Research Unit in Jonesboro. She has been airlifted to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee, for treatment. We have no further information at this moment, but we ask all to keep Amanda and her family in their thoughts.
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 Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.
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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Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service