Arkansas Counts on Agriculture

The Aggregate Agriculture Sector’s share of the state economy is much greater for Arkansas than for any contiguous state and for the averages of the Southeast region and the United States.

How much greater?

chart of Value Added by the Aggregate Agriculture Sector in Arkansas, 2012

Agriculture Provides

•  280,959 Jobs, which is approximately one in every six Jobs in Arkansas.
•  Almost $11.5 billion in Labor Income, or 17% of the state’s total Labor Income.