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Mission/Strategic Plan

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. 

We are currently in the process of creating an updated strategic plan to take us into the future. This process includes a series of listening sessions in October and November.

As we develop the Division’s next five-year strategic plan, we are inviting interested stakeholders to assist us in identifying key issues and opportunities related to our mission by participating in stakeholder listening sessions.

If you would like to participate, we ask that you pre-register to ensure that we have adequate seating and facilitators for each session.

Virtual Listening Session

During this Zoom meeting, participants will identify and prioritize key issues and opportunities to inform Research and Extension programs to strengthen agriculture, communities and families.

RSVP for virtual listening session.
  • Tuesday, October 31, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

Register Here

If you have questions about the Division of Agriculture's strategic planning process, please contact Stacey McCullough (; 501-671-2078).

Our Mission 

As a land grant institution, the mission of the Division of Agriculture is to strengthen agriculture, communities and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices.

Our Core Values

Our core values are:

  • INTEGRITY — Professional and personal integrity guide our science and our conduct.
  • COLLABORATION — We value teamwork and working relationships with stakeholders and employees.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY — We are good stewards of our resources and the public trust.
  • RELEVANCE — We are dedicated to staying relevant through listening, innovation and lifelong learning.
  • EXCELLENCE — We expect the highest standards for our work. 

Our Vision 

The Division of Agriculture will be the catalyst of prosperity for Arkansas through knowledge and innovation that nourish our families, farms, communities, and environment.

Our Promise

We serve with a zeal to help others.

Our Strategic Plan

See our strategic plan and learn more about how we're working to make a difference

Strategic Plan 2017-2023
Strategic Plan covering 2017-2023.