Grab Your Lunch & Learn With Our Experts
Many cities are changing their ordinances to allow for poultry keeping. Learn everything you need to know to get started and keep the homegrown eggs coming!
Wednesday, August 5th 12 - 1PM
Gardening during the Arkansas summer is tough! We'll show you how to create and maintain a lush shade garden. Get our shade secrets:
Wednesday, August 12th 12 - 1PM
To register for either webinar contact, Sherri Sanders at 501-268-5394.
Have dieting questions? Join the virtual discussion!
It can be difficult to find trust-worthy dieting information online. Join us for our weekly open discussion, and learn how to incorporate simple lifestyle changes to improve your health and well being.

When: Every Friday at 11:30AM

What to expect:
  • Discuss factors and choices influencing your food habits

  • Learn about the latest science in food and physical activity

  • Locate reliable resources for food and physical activity information

  • Understand how to develop a healthy eating pattern
If you've got dieting or nutrition questions don't miss this opportunity to get expert advice and become a part of the D-FEND community!
Stuck at home? Attend a virtual field trip! (Aug 19th 10AM)
The Soil & Water Conservation Virtual Field Trips (VFTs) focus on the conservation benefits our researchers have developed with respect to water quality, irrigation water use, climate change, soil health, profitability and sustainability.

During this field trip we'll highlight how the USDA NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Service), Arkansas Conservation Districts and U of A System Division of Agriculture are working collaboratively to increase profits for farmers while taking care of the natural resources we all share.
Visit our website to learn more about VFTs, access free lesson guides and watch previous broadcasts.
Remote Produce Safety Grower Training (Aug 24-25th)
Join us via Zoom to learn about new regulations for fruit and vegetable producers.

Who: Fresh produce farmers

When: August 24-25th 8AM - 12:30PM

Cost: $10

Topics covered will include:
  • agricultural water
  • soil amendments
  • worker health and hygiene
  • wildlife management
  • post-harvest handling
  • food safety plans
Want to receive news and resources about local, regional and safe food systems? Our Extension Food Systems and Safety team sends timely enews for Arkansas producers and food business owners!

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