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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Cooperative Partners

The Dale Bumpers Small Farms Research Center (DBSFRC) is co-located with the USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Booneville Plant Materials Center (PMC).


Center scientists have cooperative projects with scientists at Oregon State University, University of Arkansas, and University of Missouri seeking solutions that will minimize the economic impact of fescue toxicosis in grazing ruminants.  Center scientists cooperate with scientists at University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry to determine best management protocols for trees in agroforestry practices.


Center scientists have projects with State Agencies, Boy Scouts of America, private industry and local producers.


Booneville Human Development Center

Pine Straw Harvesting and Baling

Booneville, Arkansas




Cooperative Goat Project

Silver Hill Farms

St. Jo, Arkansas



A new partner.

Sheep Project

Booneville, Arkansas

Last Modified: 10/24/2012