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Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service
State Office: 2301 South University
Little Rock, AR 72204 
501-671-2000
Flood Impact: By the Numbers
Estimated Impact of rain_ floods on arkansas cropland may 8-12 2017
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Ag flood damage estimate $175 million
 
DID YOU KNOW?
361,650 acres of crops were lost in recent Arkansas flooding.

"These numbers now include the estimated value of losses associated with delays in planting, changes input costs; the input costs associated with a second round of planting and the costs associated with processing. It includes everything that's associated with a do-over and a delayed do-over for farmers."
        ~ Jarrod Hardke, Extension rice agronomist
Reimagining your community or region in the 21st century. june 7 and 8.
June 7 and 8 events include workshops, the Breakthrough Solutions conference, and an art show.
Adapting YOUR community for a 21st century economy   

The Breakthrough Solutions conference will be a unique opportunity to learn how to envision and develop your community to be successful in the 21st century economy, as you seek to attract tourists, businesses, entrepreneurs, families, and retirees. Through the conference's two days, workshops will zoom in on eight critical issues:
  • Developing Broadband Infrastructure for Your Area
  • 21st Century Creative Placemaking
  • They Won't Come If They Don't Have a Place to Live - Housing for Your Workforce
  • Micro-Manufacturing,
  • Creating Extraordinary Tourism Experiences
  • Engaging Your Community for Maximum Impact
  • Reinventing a Festival, a Leadership Program, and an RFP Response
  • Robots, Technology, and Innovation - Threats and Opportunities for Our Jobs and Workforce


Learn more on our website about conference sessions and details.

UA logo_ watermelon photo in the background_ horticulture field day june 15 call 870-777-9702 ext 100
Join us on June 15 for the Horticulture Field Day at the Hope Research Station! Details and a full schedule can be found on our website .

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