Agriculture and food sector
Agricultural production, processing, and retail industries are major contributors to the Arkansas economy in terms of GDP. Agriculture contributes to the economy through direct agricultural production, value-added processing, and agricultural retail activities.
English, Leah; Popp, Jennie; and Miller, Wayne, "Economic Contribution of the Agricultural Sector to the Arkansas Economy in 1997-2014" (2016). Research Reports and Research Bulletins. 2.