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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!


Community Gardens

Union County Ag and Natural Resources

County Agent Robin Bridges addresses Civic Group in Union County on the healthy aspects of community gardens. 

Photo: Community Gardens



Paul James Speaks to Master Gardener "Dirt Friends"

Union County Master Gardeners

Community Gardens and Back Yard Gardenening are becoming more popular as the public becomes more aware.  The Southside Community garden is a sanctioned Union County Master Gardener project that encourages people who live in the neighborhood to grow their own fresh vegetables.

Photo: Garden Member tilling the soil



Union County 4-H Dairy Foods 2017

4-H Leads in Union County

Union County 4-H Members were recognized for their participation in B-Day.  Youth participate in friendly competition with Bicycle, BB, Baitcasting, and Bows to raise awareness  and safety.

Photo: B-Day 2017


Newell EHC Club Workday

Union County EHC Quilt

Union County EHC Quilt Guild member Trish Nash was the featured quilter at the UnionCounty Festival of Quilts in April.


Photo:Trish Nash


Healthy Foods Can Be Fun


Union County Expanded Food and Nutrition PA's teach youth that foods can be fun as well as nutritious.

Photo: Food Can Be Fun 2017