The ACPA serves a dual purpose. The first is to promote
the discussion, dissemination, and exchange of ideas
related to crop protection products and their uses. The
second is to promote closer coordination and understanding
between the crop protection industry, agricultural
business, and governmental, educational and agricultural
agencies throughout Arkansas.
- Annually provides four scholarships to agricultural
students at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville,
Arkansas State University at Jonesboro and the
University of Arkansas at Monticello
- Monitors the Arkansas state legislature for pending
legislation which may impact the crop protection
industry and notifies membership if action is needed.
- Responds to media and public questions concerning
pesticide use safety.
- Provides training for speakers in the SACA Ambassador
program. Every year these ambassadors make presentations
to civic and non-agricultural groups to provide
agri-industry’s viewpoint on crop protection related
- Distributes pesticide technical information to
hospitals, doctors and other interested individuals.
- Funds special projects directed at improving Arkansas
- Provides a representative for the pesticide industry
and agribusiness on the Arkansas State Plant Board.
- Encourages, in dealer workshops and seminars, proper
methods for pesticide application, mixing, dealer
licensing, application certification, dealer
liabilities, pesticide injury on crops and weeds, weed
nursery identification and disease identification.
- The conferences- Annual Conference, Technical
Conference, Annual Herbicide Symptomology and Research
- Provides four newsletters yearly
- To subscribe to our announcements, send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org with "SUBSCRIBE ACPANEWS first-name
last-name" in the body without the quotes