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Arkansas State remains closed on Wednesday, Feb. 1

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Wednesday, Feb. 1, due to a major winter storm.

With approximately a half inch of ice accumulation from overnight sleet, temperatures hovering in the high 20s and another round of wintery mix predicted for Tuesday afternoon, all on-campus classes are cancelled for Feb. 1, and all academic and business offices remain closed.

For Wednesday, the following on-campus services will operate under their established, abbreviated hours:

  • The Reng Student Union will open for on-campus student usage at 8 a.m., closing at 8 p.m.
  • Dining Services will operate on brunch hours.

The following facilities will be closed:

  • The Dean B. Ellis Library (online resources available 24/7)
  • Red WOLF Center

With the wintery mix forecast to end on Wednesday and a potential warming above 32 degrees, an evaluation of campus roads and surfaces will be made on Wednesday to determine if campus can re-open for regular business for Feb. 2.

For ongoing updates, please check our website and the university’s official social media accounts.

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Cooperative Research and Extension

The College of Agriculture at A-State enjoys a strong cooperative relationship with the state’s land-grant institution, the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, which oversees the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.  

Dr. Tim Burcham is the Station Unit Head. 

The following A-State faculty and staff members have formal joint appointments with the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station for the purpose of conducting targeted collaborative research:

Dr. Steve Green
sgreen@astate.edu
soil science, soil & water conservation

Dr. Tina Gray Teague
tteague@astate.edu
cotton entomology, cotton sustainability

Dr. Tanja McKay 
tmckay@astate.edu
veterinary entomology


Dr. Emily Bellis 
ebellis@astate.edu
bioinformatics

Dr. John Nowlin 
jnowlin@astate.edu
geospatial technologies

Dr. Ed Brown 
edbrown@astate.edu
agronomy


The following Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service faculty member is stationed at the A-State College of Agriculture:

Mr. Scott Stiles 
sstiles@uada.edu 
Arkansas Farm Risk Management

The main office for the A-State Cooperative Research and Extension program is located in the Agriculture Building Room 219C. Ms. Spring Sneed serves as the Regional Accountant for this office.

A-State College of Agriculture, the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, and the Judd Hill Foundation have a cooperative research location at the Judd Hill Plantation outside Trumann, AR.  

Up to 100 acres have been set aside by the Judd Hill Foundation for the exclusive use of scientists from both institutions to conduct research and extension activities on a fully operational commercial cotton farm. The Judd Hill Plantation hosts an Annual Cotton Technology Field Day on the Thursday just prior to Labor Day, where scientists from both institutions as well as companies involved in the cotton industry showcase their latest findings or products.