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Welcome to our one-stop shop for Arkansas homesteaders! 

Whether you're tending to your land in the Ozarks or cultivating crops in the Delta, our curated collection of research-based resources is tailored specifically for homesteading in the Natural State. From time-tested techniques for maximizing your harvest to tips for raising livestock in Arkansas's changeable climate, we've got you covered!

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Additional Homesteading Resources

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Emergency Preparedness

Whether it's a natural disaster, power outage, or unexpected medical situation, having a plan in place can make all the difference.

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Vegetable Gardening

Gardening is key to increasing your self-sufficiency and reducing your dependence on store-bought produce.

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Ask the Pest Crew

Whether it's wildlife, insects, weeds, or plant disease, this team can offer guidance for your pest problems.

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How to Sell Homemade Foods

Not all foods can be made at home and sold to the public. See what's covered under the Arkansas Food Freedom Act.

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Homemade Cleaner Recipes

Homemade cleaners are great alternatives to store bought and are less likely to cause irritation. Use our cost-effective DIY cleaning recipes to maintain a clean and green homestead.

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Backyard Chickens

Backyard chickens offer a sustainable source of fresh eggs, natural pest control, and valuable fertilizer for gardens.

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Livestock & Pasture Management

Raising livestock can be a fulfilling and sustainable part of a homesteading lifestyle. Find resources for a variety of animals including cattle, horses, chickens, swine, sheep, goats, and more. 


Need homesteading advice?

Our agents are here to help free of charge. You can find our offices in all 75 Arkansas counties!

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Who are we?

We are the UA System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service (Arkansas Extension).

We teach people to help themselves in all areas of their lives! Whether it's gardening, farming, wellness, 4-H youth development, and more!

See how we improve the lives of Arkansans.


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