The Milo J. Shult Agricultural Research & Extension Center is celebrating 100 years of advancing food and agriculture.
AAES research scientists are organized in nine departments covering a broad range of disciplines relevant to food, agriculture, and environment
Our four Research & Extension Centers and six Research Stations are reflective of our statewide mission
Our interdisciplinary research centers allow our innovative research to solve complex stakeholder problems
The primary mission of the Foundation Seed Program is to make the seed of newly released Arkansas developed rice and soybean varieties available to all Arkansas growers as quickly as possible
AAES Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station
Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station
The Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station is the state’s premier research agency for agriculture, food and natural resources. We are the research arm of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, one of the 20 institutions in the University of Arkansas System.
Our mission is to conduct research and achieve scientific discoveries that benefit Arkansas citizens, expand agricultural sustainability and profitability, promote environmental stewardship, strengthen local and state economies and ensure safe and nutritious food supply.
The 115 AAES appointed faculty on the Fayetteville campus are organized under 9 Departments: Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness; Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology; Animal Science; Biological and Agricultural Engineering; Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences; Entomology & Plant Pathology; Food Science; Horticulture; and Poultry Science.
Many Arkansans know the AAES through one of our four Research and Extension Centers and six Research Stations that are crucial to our efforts to help Arkansas farmers and other stakeholders adapt to rapid changes in technology, products, methods, and regulations.