Education in Agriculture
The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service has offered various science related education
courses for youth. Agriculture is an important part of the economical landscape of
Arkansas and empowering youth to participate in agricultural related fields will ensure
that agriculture continues to be a strong part of the natural state's growth.
Learn how to get youth involved and explore our educational resources below.
Soybean Science Challenge
The Soybean Science Challenge is a farmer-funded, statewide, high school education
program to increase student knowledge about the value of Arkansas soybeans to our
state's economy, the labor force, and ultimately the world's food supply.
Learn More About the Arkansas Soybean Science Challenge
Future Ag Leaders Tour
This tour is a five-day professional development opportunity for undergraduate juniors
and seniors enrolled in Colleges of Agriculture, or are pursuing agriculture related
majors across the state of Arkansas.
Explore our Future Ag Leaders Tour
Soil & Water Conservation Virtual Field Trip Series
Our Virtual Field Trips focus on the conservation benefits with respect to water quality,
irrigation water use, climate change, soil health, profitability and sustainability.
No cost lesson guides are available for this series.
Discover This Free Educational Experience
Northeast Rice Research and Experiment Station
The educational portion of the research station includes a hands-on learning classroom
with direct access to a greenhouse for year-round learning and is adjacent to a fully
functional demonstration kitchen for cooking and tasting of rice around the world.
Experience AR Rice and Download Resources