CARS

Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability

CARS

A primary outlet of sustainability research and outreach in the UA System’s Division of Agriculture and is tasked with the mission of enhancing and sustaining prosperity…

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Sustainable
Strawberry
Initiative

National Sustainable Strawberry Initiative

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New CARS ebook

A Year in Review 2015-2016

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AR Market Maker

Arkansas MarketMaker Receives 2015 Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation Award.

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Sustainable Waste

Co-Treatment of Animal Manure with Other Agricultural Waste

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CARS

Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability

CARS

A primary outlet of sustainability research and outreach in the UA System’s Division of Agriculture and is tasked with the mission of enhancing and sustaining prosperity…

Learn More

,

Sustainable Strawberry Initiative        

National Sustainable Strawberry Initiative

Learn More

,

AR Market Maker                

Arkansas MarketMaker Receives 2015 Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation Award.

Learn More

,

Sustainable Waste              

Co-Treatment of Animal Manure with Other Agricultural Waste

Learn More

CARS

Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability

,

CARS

A primary outlet of sustainability research and outreach in the UA System’s Division of Agriculture and is tasked with the mission of enhancing and sustaining prosperity…

Learn More

,

Sustainable Strawberry Initiative

National Sustainable Strawberry Initiative

Learn More

,

New CARS ebook     

A Year in Review 2015-2016

Learn More

,

AR Market Maker

Arkansas MarketMaker Receives 2015 Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation Award.

Learn More

,

Sustainable Waste

Co-Treatment of Animal Manure with Other Agricultural Waste

Learn More

,

Interactive Fruit Budget  

Impact

The Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability increases well-being for rural Arkansas through sustainable agriculture practices.

Organization

CARS is a state-wide center, largely self-funded, with the primary mission of enhancing and sustaining prosperity in rural Arkansas.

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Destination

CARS works to meet four objectives:

  • Develop credible resources
  • Assess the impact
  • Provide linkages
  • Create criteria

Our Projects

Our Projects

The Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability (CARS) has a broad responsibility in research, teaching, and extension with respect to different aspects of agricultural and rural sustainability. The projects carried out by the Center faculty are diverse covering all major areas of agricultural production including animal and livestock, rice, forestry and timber, soybeans, specialty crops, local foods, etc. Our work provides the unparalleled support to the agricultural industries and rural communities to build sustainable, “green” agriculture in the State.

Personnel

Directors, Faculty and Staff

Directors of Economy, Risk Management, Horticulture and Waste Management, and affiliated faculty and staff. Meet Our People

Faculty Spotlight

Highlighting faculty and their research. See Spotlights

Resources

Shaping the people who can move ideas into reality. Learn More

Reports

Providing unbiased information to enable educated votes on critical issues. Learn More

Presentations

Highlighting presentations that have received travel grants. Learn More

Personnel

Directors, Faculty and Staff

Directors of Economy, Risk Management, Horticulture and Waste Management, and affiliated faculty and staff. Meet Our People

Faculty Spotlight

Highlighting faculty and their research. See Spotlights

Resources

Shaping the people who can move ideas into reality. Learn More

Reports

Providing unbiased information to enable educated votes on critical issues. Learn More

Presentations

Highlighting presentations that have received travel grants. Learn More