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University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1862
    • Size:
    • Not Specified
    • Type:
    • Public
    • Category:
    • Universities, colleges
      Research institutes
    • Specialization:
    • School of Agriculture 1
    • Climate:
    • Temperate
    • Location:
    • 2301 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72204
    • Phone:
    • +15016712000
    • Email Address:
    • N/A
    • Setting:
    • Rural

The History of University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is the primary research and information support agency for the agricultural sector in Arkansas and also conducts statewide programs in support of environmental sustainability; 4-H, youth, family and community development; food safety and security; and human nutrition and health.

The Division's research function is the primary responsibility of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station. Public education and the transfer of appropriate technologies is the primary mission of the Cooperative Extension Service. AAES and CES faculty and staff work together and with other agencies to serve Division stakeholders.

The Division of Agriculture is responsible for carrying out the land-grant university missions of research and service in agriculture and related areas for the University of Arkansas System. Research and extension faculty work with colleagues in other states, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and in other countries to develop, study, evaluate and extend current and emerging technologies. They also work closely with community, county and state agencies and with organizations and industry groups that represent its stakeholders.

Academic Highlights

Agricultural Economics
• Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology
• Animal Science
• Biological and Agricultural Engineering
• Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences
• Entomology
• Food Science
• Forest Resources
• 4-H and Youth Development
• Horticulture
• Human Environmental Sciences
• Plant Pathology
• Poultry Science

Life in University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

The head coach of the men's basketball team is Eric Musselman who was previously the head coach at the University of Nevada. The Razorbacks play their home games in Bud Walton Arena on the University of Arkansas campus, one of the largest home arenas in college basketball. The team won the 1994 National Championship under coach Nolan Richardson, and has been to six Final Fours (1941, 1945, 1978, 1990, 1994, 1995). Arkansas basketball was the winningest program in the Southwest Conference, winning the conference 22 times, the most of any of the SWC schools.

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Notable Alumni

  • Donna Axum 
  • Brent Bradshaw
  • Jimmy Dykes
  • Peggy Gram
  • Bob Griffin 
  • Bary Hannah
  • Douglas C. Jones

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