2017 Arkansas Code
Title 6 - Education
Subtitle 5 - Postsecondary and Higher Education Generally
Chapter 64 - University of Arkansas
Subchapter 7 - Division of Agriculture of the University of Arkansas
§ 6-64-716. Division of Agriculture

Universal Citation: AR Code § 6-64-716 (2017)
  • (a)
    • (1) The Division of Agriculture of the University of Arkansas, a state-supported institution of higher education, includes the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.
    • (2) The mission of the division is to provide research and extension on all aspects of agriculture, food, youth, families, and communities.
    • (3) The division is encouraged to cooperate with:
      • (A) The United States Department of Agriculture as a specially designated land grant institution of higher education;
      • (B) Other federal, state, and international agencies;
      • (C) Communities and school districts in the state; and
      • (D) Rural, urban, and agricultural stakeholders throughout the state.
    • (4) Any federal, state, county, or municipal funds appropriated to the division shall be used for the promotion of research and extension as allowed under this subchapter and not for any other purpose.
  • (b) The purpose of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station is to develop and advance scientific knowledge through basic and applied research regarding:
    • (1) Food;
    • (2) Fiber;
    • (3) Feed;
    • (4) Agribusiness;
    • (5) Bioenergy issues; and
    • (6) Other programmatic areas that are established by the division.
  • (c) The purpose of the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is to advance and disseminate scientific knowledge regarding:
    • (1) Agriculture;
    • (2) The environment;
    • (3) Human health and well-being;
    • (4) Communities; and
    • (5) Other programmatic areas that are established by the division.
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