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.
Policies of the Division of Agriculture
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.
Division of Agriculture Personnel Directory
Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station Administration and Staff
Business. Sales. Finance. Marketing. Management.Whatever your passion, Agricultural Business at the University of Arkansas prepares
you for the future.
Research in the Department of Animal Science involves the 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.
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.
Research in Human Development and Family Sciences focuses on quality of life issues
regarding children and families.
Research in the Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Techno logy
focuses on how people learn, apply and create new information in the sciences and
technologies of agriculture.
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.
Research in the Department of Poultry Science focuses on how we, as scientists, can
assist the poultry industry and their communities.
Current Research Programs