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Links to commercial sites are provided for information and convenience only. Inclusion of sites does not imply University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s approval of their product or service to the exclusion of others that may be similar, nor does it guarantee or warrant the standard of the products or service offered.

The mention of any commercial product in this web site does not imply its endorsement by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture over other products not named, nor does the omission imply that they are not satisfactory.

 

Equal Access

– U of A Agricultural Experiment Station
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Agricultural Experiment Station is committed to providing positive and discrimination-free working and learning environments where all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. The institution values inclusiveness and diversity and complies with all civil rights provisions of federal statutes and related authorities that prohibit discrimination in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972.

 

Equal Opportunity

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Agricultural Experiment Station is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and in educational programs, activities, and services on a non-discriminatory basis and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected status. Moreover, the institution pledges to detect and eliminate any elements of discrimination which may be found to exist. Employees will be trained to understand policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination. Administrative and supervisory staff will be held accountable for ensuring that all actions within their assigned areas of responsibility are conducted in a non-discriminatory manner.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Agricultural Experiment Station is committed to assuring programs are in compliance with the regulatory requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. In doing so, the organization will provide, to the extent required, accessibility to all participants and alternative means of communication will be available to individuals with disabilities and those with limited English proficiency to provide meaningful access to our programs and services. In addition, the organization will make every effort to provide for reasonable accommodations for an employee or applicant for employment, who has know physical or mental limitations, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the institution.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at bbatiste@uaex.edu or 501-671-2213 (Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay).

 

Non-Discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The Division of Agriculture takes the necessary steps to inform the public that does not discriminate, adheres to all civil rights laws, and most importantly, its programs and services are open and available to everyone. As such, a non-discrimination (Equal Employment Opportunity) statement must be included on all Division of Agriculture letterhead, brochures, books, and other publications for general distribution. This statement must be printed in a minimum of 6-point type font.

 

Web Accessibility

It is the policy of the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service to make its web pages and web content accessible to, and usable, by all users. Specifically, this policy is in place to ensure that communication, to the extent possible, on the Cooperative Extension Service website is equally effective for persons with disabilities as it is for persons without disabilities.  This policy does not cover the accessibility of sites outside Cooperative Extension Service web pages, to which a Cooperative Extension Service page may be linked.

In our commitment to assuring this accessibility and usability to everyone, including those individuals with disabilities, the Cooperative Extension Service continues to implement practices in compliance with all state and federal accessibility standards detailed in the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 508 ยง 1194.22 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Arkansas Technology Access for the Blind Law Act (Act 1227 of 1999).  The Cooperative Extension Service complies with these laws and regulations not merely because of legal requirements, but because the Cooperative Extension Services believes such practices are basic and furthers our mission to effectively communicate and provide educational and research-based information to all the people of Arkansas.

The Civil Rights Compliance Officer works to ensure compliance with this policy and the above-referenced laws and regulations. If there are any direct questions regarding this policy or any web accessibility inquiries or comments, please contact the Compliance Officer at (501) 671-2213 or bbatiste@uaex.edu.

Please direct any technical questions regarding web accessibility to the Information Technology Department at 501-671-2192. (Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.)