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Extension Educational Programs & Services
Yell County, Arkansas

The Cooperative Extension Service offers a host of educational programs and services.  If you do not see what you are looking for below, please contact our county Extension Office for assistance.


Collecting information for a Hay Demonstration

Agriculture Programs

Livestock & Forages

  • Livestock programs available include 300 days of grazing, winter cattle feeding, pasture weed control demonstrations, pasture inventory, and winter annual grazing. For additional information on any of these programs, contact our Agriculture Extension Agent,Jack Clark

Row Crops

  • Row crop programs available include variety demonstrations, integrated pest management, crop scouting school, and production support meetings.  Research verification in rice, soybeans, and corn is also available.  For additional information on any of theses programs, contact our Agriculture Extension Agent,Jack Clark

Photo: County Agent and State Specialist collecting samples for a Hay Demonstration 2013




 Small Business Class

Community & Economic Development Programs

The mission of Community and Economic Development (CED) is to strengthen Arkansas communities and businesses through research-based education.

This is achieved through research, education and outreach in four priority areas:

Business - provide education and technical assistance to strengthen Arkansas businesses. 

Community - assist Arkansas communities and regions in building local capacity to improve their social and economic well-being and create vibrant and resilient communities. 

Leadership - help identify and train active and effective youth and adult leaders for community, county and statewide leadership roles. 

Public Policy - provide timely, credible, unbiased and research-based information and education about public issues.

 Check out the Community & Economic Development Program and Resource List or visit our state Community & Economic Development webpage to see how we can help you.


Photo:  Small Business Class Participants




 Yell County EHC members at wreath making workshop

Family & Consumer Science Programs

Photo: Yell County Extension Homemakers participating in a wreath workshop



4-H member at broiler BBQ workshop

Yell County 4-H Youth Development

Yell County 4-H Clubs

4-H clubs have existed for more than 100 years in the state of Arkansas.  Membership in a 4-H club offers opportunities for Yell County youth ages 5 to 19 years old to participate in activities that will enable them to develop life skills necessary to become self directing, productive, and contributing members of society.  This is done through project work, leadership opportunities, and community service activities.  Check out our 4-H Contact Listfor information on club meeting locations, dates, and times.  If you have any questions about Yell County 4-H Clubs and activities, contact Extension Agent, Casey Scarborough.

Yell County School Enrichment

A variety of 4-H educational programs are available for teachers and other educators.  The program activities vary from science to leadership.  To find out what programs are available for presentation, contact Extension Agent,Casey Scarborough.


Photo: 4-H member at the 2013Yell County 4-H Broiler BBQ Workshop