About the U of A System Division of Agriculture
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system.
Organizational chart of the U of A System Division of Agriculture, showing the connections between the Division of Agriculture with other members of the U of Arkansas System, including UA-Fayetteville and UA-Monticello, as well as those within the Division of Agriculture, showing where the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service fit.
The chart below shows the UA Systems office at the top of our structure. Our Division of Agriculture head, Dr. Deacue Fields, is also a vice president within the U of A System and is on par with chancellors at UAF and UAM.
Reporting to fields are Bob Scott, head of the Cooperative Extension Service, and J-F Meullenet, who heads the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station.
We are pleased to have faculty with joint appointments within the UAF and UAM campuses which enhance all of our outreach, research and teaching efforts.
Division locations across Arkansas
The Division of Agriculture has locations in all 75 of Arkansas' counties. We have four research and extension centers and are constructing a fifth. We have two extension centers and have Cooperative Extension Service offices in every county. Find more information on each research and extension centers on our Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station page. Learn more about our extension activities a https://www.uaex.uada.edu.
Division of Agriculture Organizational Chart by Units