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“This program works because we make farmers a part of the solution process." —Mike
By Mary HightowerU of A System Division of Agriculture
March 16, 2023
(Newsrooms: with art from https://flic.kr/p/2nzjj6A)
LITTLE ROCK — For more than a decade, the Discovery Farms program has tested and researched
conservation practices on working farms under real-life conditions in Arkansas, Minnesota,
Vermont and Wisconsin.
“The Discovery Farms concept has proven itself in all four states in terms of conservation
methods tested and the resulting recommendations,” said Mike Daniels, director of
the Arkansas Discovery Farms program. “This is work that will continue to help farmers
of all types be the best steward of our resources they can be.
“This program works because we make farmers a part of the solution process,” Daniels
On March 28, representatives from the four states will present updates on their programs
and share conservation learnings during a free webinar. The multi-state webinar starts
at 9 a.m. central/10 a.m. eastern. Registration is available online: https://bit.ly/4-States-Webinar.
Three soil and water management continuing education unit credits are available for
Topics for the webinar include:
Learn more about the Discovery Farms program in Arkansas.
To learn about extension programs in Arkansas, contact your local Cooperative Extension
Service agent or visit www.uaex.uada.edu. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @AR_Extension. To learn more about Division
of Agriculture research, visit the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station website: https://aaes.uada.edu/. Follow on Twitter at @ArkAgResearch. To learn more about the Division of Agriculture,
visit https://uada.edu/. Follow us on Twitter at @AgInArk.
About the Division of AgricultureThe University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen
agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption
of best practices. The Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work
within the nation’s historic land grant education system through the Agricultural
Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service.The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas
System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal
access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation
to participate or need materials in another format, please contact Pearl Webb at email@example.com as
soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.
Media contact: Mary Hightowermhightower@uada.edu@AgInArk