Director Training

ANRC Director Bruce Holland has approved the following conferences as a substitute for a state or area meeting that will satisfy as one district director meeting attendance requirement. 

The St. Francis County Conservation District will hold its annual producers meeting on February 11, 2019 at Mikes Restaurant in Colt. 

Speakers will be:

  • Bill Robertson, UAEX Agronomist
  • Jim Battreal, ANRC
  • Dustin Hudson, Irrigation Specialist
  • Corey Cornelious, USDA NRCS
  • Renee Kelly, CED FSA

Arkansas Game & Fish and Arkansas Forestry Commission will available for comments and questions during the lunch period.

For more information contact:
Patricia Perry,Administrator
St. Francis County Conservation District

Winter Forage Conference


Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. 
Woodland Heights Baptist Church Education Building, Conway, AR 

Hear experience from other producers for these topics: 

■ How to fill forage gaps in fall, winter, and early spring
■ When you should plant for early or late spring forage
■ How to get high quality forage for fall grazing
■ What to watch out for when trying new forages
■ Which cost-share programs are used most often and
how to access them
■ How to know if you have pasture damage from 2018 weather

$25/person and $10/students 
For more info or to pre-register for lunch, call Linda McCargo at 501-671-2171 Registration can be paid at the door by cash, credit or debit card, or check 

LOCATION: 4215 Prince St., Conway. Take 1-40 to Conway; Take the Dave Ward exit (Exit 129) and go west on Dave Ward Drive to Hogan Lane (about 4 miles). Turn right (north) onto Hogan and go to Prince Street. Woodland Heights Baptist Church is at that corner on the left. 

Click here to view conference flier.

2019 Arkansas Grazing Lands Conference

Choose from two locations:

Thursday - March 7, 2019 9 am to 4 pm
U of A Community College, 2500 South Main Street, Hope, AR

Friday - March 8, 2019 9 am to 4 pm 
The Castle at Harmon Ranch, 227 Hwy 25N, Greenbrier, AR

Click here for more details and registration information.

Jackson County Conservation District Meeting

Thursday - March 7, 2019 9:30  am to 12:30 pm
Newport, Arkansas at the Depot

Draft Agenda

9:30- Registration 

10:00- Soil Health/Irrigation  with speaker Keith Scoggins 

10:30- Soil Moisture Sensors with speakers Mike Hamilton and Jessica Royal 

11:30- Irrigation Water Management Trailer 

12:00- Lunch 

12:30- Giveaway

For more information contact:
Jackson County Conservation District
District Coordinator Melanie O'Tinger
(870) 523-8986 ext. 3