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The Arkansas Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education – Professional Development Program (SARE-PDP) state coordinators are Dr. Elena Garcia, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Specialist for Fruit and Nuts and Dr. Leslie Glover, Associate Dean at University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff and the program assistant is Heather Friedrich. This program is an extension of the Southern SARE and national SARE programs and its purpose is to provide professional development opportunities for agriculture professionals in Arkansas by conducting workshops or providing funding for ag professionals to travel to workshops or conferences.

Advisory Board Members:

Obadiah Njue, Professor, Horticulture UA-PB

Curt Rom, Professor, Horticulture

Donn Johnson, Professor, Entomology

Jennie Popp, Professor, Ag Business and Ag Economics

Berni Kurz, UACES agent, Washington Co.

Kami Marsh, UACES agent, Faulkner Co.

Jim Lukens, Executive Director SSAWG

Jim Morgan, Farmer

John Lee, Arkansas NRCS

Stephan Walker, Farmer

Terrell Spencer, Farmer


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  1. E Spurlock permalink
    February 9, 2012 8:32 am

    I live on land that has been in my family for many years, and I am now very interested in organic sustainable farming. Is there a program to learn more about this? I would be very interested in learning as much as possible.

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