core_ento_1_insect_sweep150x75.jpgTarget: County Faculty
Content: This is the Year I, core curriculum on entomology that includes lessons on the most common insect orders, household pest information on cockroaches, ants, and flies, key Extension publications, and integrated pest management basics.
Competency Category(s):
Agriculture and Natural Resources/Pest Management
Format: Online
Date(s): July 1, 2020- June 30, 2021 (Enrollment closes 6/30/21)
Location: Learn.uaex.edu
Contact(s): Dr. Kelly Loftin, kloftin@uaex.edu, (479) 575- 3462; Dr. Glenn Studebaker, gstudebaker@uaex.edu, (870) 526- 2199; Dr. Gus Lorenz, glorenz@uaex.edu, (501) 676-3124

coreento_2_Pseudacteon150x75.jpgTarget: County Faculty
Content: This is the Year II, core curriculum on entomology. This course is designed to provide intermediate to advanced entomology training for County Extension Agents and others that require this level of knowledge to adequately address questions from Extension clientele in the areas of turf and ornamental pest management, fire ant management, insecticide classification and resistance, and alternatives to insecticides.
Competency Category(s): Agriculture and Natural Resources
Format: Online
Date(s): July 1, 2020- June 30, 2021 (Enrollment closes 6/21/21)
Location: Learn.uaex.edu
Contact(s): Dr. Kelly Loftin, kloftin@uaex.edu, (479) 575- 3462; Dr. Glenn Studebaker, gstudebaker@uaex.edu, (870) 526- 2199; Dr. Gus Lorenz, glorenz@uaex.edu, (501) 676-3124

smoke rising in the skyTarget: County Agents, State Faculty
Content: This course will introduce basic meteorological knowledge such as the driver of atmospheric air movement, temperature inversion due to certain characteristics of vertical temperature profiles so that participants gain a better understanding of what to look for from a fire weather forecasting before implementing a prescribed biomass burning. 
Competency Category(s): 
Subject Matter Expertise- ANR
Format: Online
Date(s): July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 (Enrollment closes 6/30/21)
Location: Learn/Online
Contact(s): Yi Liang, yliang@uaex.edu, (479) 575-4862

grain silo

Target: County Agents, County Staff Chairs, Program Assistants, State Faculty and Supervisors
Content: This course will provide an Introduction to Grain Drying; Fundamentals of Grain Drying: Grain Drying Options; Grain Drying, and Storage Management; and Grain Drying Strategy.
Competency Category(s): Agriculture and Natural Resources
Format: Online
Date(s): July 1, 2020- June 30, 2021 (Enrollment closes 6/30/21)
Location: Learn.uaex.edu
Contact(s): Sammy Sadaka, ssadaka@uaex.edu, (501) 303-0522

picture of center pivot in fieldTarget: County Agents, County Staff Chairs, State Faculty, Supervisors, Program Assistants
Content: This course will provide an introduction to Energy Conservation; Energy Conservation in Tractor Operation; Energy Conservation in Crop Production; Energy Conservation in Grain Drying; and Energy Conservation in Poultry Houses.
Competency Category(s): Subject Matter Expertise- ANR
Format: Online
Date(s): July 1, 2020- June 30, 2021 (Enrollment closes 6/30/21)
Location: Learn.uaex.edu
Contact(s): Samy Sadaka, ssadaka@uaex.edu, (501) 303-0522; Thomas Costello, tac@uark.edu, (479) 575-2847

Target: All Employees 
Content: This online course discusses the ins and outs of the ground and aerial herbicide applications, investigates the challenges of balancing drift management while maintaining high levels of weed control, and discovers the role new application technologies can play in improving applications.
Competency Category(s): Subject Matter Expertise/ANR/Pest Management
Dates: July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Format: Online
Location: learn.uaex.edu
Contact(s): Tommy Butts, tbutts@uaex.edu, (501) 804-7314