A strong economy and thriving businesses are critical to a community and region’s
health and vitality. The University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service provides
educational programs and resources to help businesses and entrepreneurs take advantage
of untapped market opportunities and enhance their competitive edge based on the latest
research findings and technology.
We also help community leaders who are interested in supporting entrepreneurial development
at the local level. Whether you are interested or involved in a food-based business,
government contracting, youth entrepreneurship, or something else, we may be able
to provide you with the assistance you need. Contact your county Extension Service
office to learn more.
Small Business & Workplace COVID-19 Resources
Use our curated resources to find funding options and other assistance to help keep
your business afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Discover our resources!
Starting, operating and growing a business is hard work. We can help.