Aggregate agriculture sector
Agriculture has historically been one of Arkansas’ primary economic sectors. Agriculture is defined as the sum of agricultural production and processing activities unless otherwise specified. Agriculture contributes to the economy through direct agricultural production and value-added processing which generates economic activity in other parts of the economy.
Popp, Jennie; Vickery, Gina; Goodwin, H. L. Jr.; and Miller, Wayne, "Impact of the Agricultural Sector on the Arkansas Economy in 2001" (2005). Research Reports and Research Bulletins. 23.