UACES Facebook Franklin County Extension Service- Agriculture, 4-H, Homemakers, Forage, Beef, Newsletter

Welcome To The

Franklin County, Arkansas
Cooperative Extension Service

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

Not sure what we do for the community? Check out this video.  

Green 4H Clover   Sign up for 4-H here

 

April Planting & Gardening To-Do List

Gardening Questions?

Contact the Franklin County Extension office with your questions.

Gardening advice jctaylor@uaex.edu 

 

 

 

 

April Monthly Planting & Gardening To-Do Guide

Asparagus, Sweet Corn, Squash, Okra, Peppers, Cucumbers, Sweet Potatoes, Eggplant, Tomatoes, Lima Beans, Kohlrabi, Broccoli, Cabbage, Collards, Swiss Chard, Lettuce, Radishes, Beets, Watermelon, Cantaloupe

http://bit.ly/uaex-monthly-planting

 

 

 Get Fit Participants using arm weights

Extension Get Fit

Extension Get Fit is a low impact strength training program designed to increase strength, endurance, balance and flexibility in older adults.  Many participants have reported that this program has allowed them to remain in their homes and living independently as they age.  Franklin County currently has 21 participants enrolled in the Extension Get Fit program.