Our mission is to generate, interpret and communicate information and technology for
use by individuals, families, communities and businesses.
The Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES) was established in 1888 under
the Hatch Act of 1887, which provided federal funding to assist in the operation of
state-based agricultural experiment stations by land grant universities.
Our Extension Centers and Research Stations are crucial to our efforts to help Arkansas farmers and others cope with the dizzying
pace of change in technology, products, methods and regulations.
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Research in the Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology
focuses on how peoplelearn, apply and create new information in the sciences and technologies of agriculture.
Research in the Department of Animal Science involvesthe disciplines of meat science, reproductive physiology,genetics, parasitology, forage utilization, nutrition and health of beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep and companion animals.
The Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences' research program has consistently
produced excellent, innovative, basic and applied technology in such diverse areas
as plant breeding and genetics, weed science, crop physiology, soils, and environmental
Food science is the application of science and technology to produce safe, nutritious
and appealing food products from agricultural commodities.
Research in Human Development and Family Sciences focuses on quality of life issues
regarding children and families.
Research in the Department of Poultry Science focuses on how we, as scientists, can
assist the poultry industry and their communities.
Business. Sales. Finance. Marketing. Management.....whatever your passion, Agricultural Business at the University of Arkansas prepares
you for the future.
The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering is engaged in research and
extension programs which contribute to improving the quality of life, security, economic
development, and environmental stewardship for Arkansas and the world.
Entomology is among the most important of agricultural and biological sciences.
The research program of the Department of Horticulture is diverse, encompassing both
applied and basic investigations.
The pursuit and application of scientific knowledge relative to the study of plant
disease to solve real-world problems have historically been major goals of the department.
The core mission of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is to
make a positive impact for that key industry through the research done by the Arkansas
Agricultural Experiment Station and the teaching done by the Cooperative Extension
13 interrelated majors and 21 minors prepare students for careers in every facet of
the food industry from production to consumption, careers in business and public service
serving families and consumers, and careers that advance environmental sustainability.