Value Added to Arkansas Economy

Agriculture accounted for 20.1 billion dollars of Value Added to the Arkansas economy in 2012.

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Sources: “Economic Contribution of the Agricultural Sector to the Arkansas Economy in 2012,” by English, L., J. Popp, and W. Miller. Research Report 994 and “Economic Contribution of Agriculture and Food to Arkansas’ Gross Domestic Product 1997-2012”, by English, L., J. Popp, and W. Miller. Research Report 995. Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, Fayetteville. Forthcoming 2014.

Computed using 2012 Arkansas database from MIG, Inc. (Latest year for which relevant data were available.) Methodological changes instituted this year have increased our capture of indirect and induced impacts, thus increasing total contribution numbers.

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