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National Agriculture Week - National Ag Day 2018

2017 Ag Profile
Everywhere you look, you're surrounded by agriculture. Even if there's not a farm for miles around, agriculture is deeply interwoven with your life. It's on your grocery store shelves. It's at the farmers market. It's the cotton in your jeans,  the biofuel in your gas tank, or even the leather in your baseball mitt. 
In Arkansas, agriculture is the biggest economic driver, accounting for one in six jobs. 

Did you know? 

  • Arkansas has 43,000 farms.
  • Farmland in Arkansas covers 13.7 million acres
  • Forestry is agriculture
  • Arkansas has 64 certified organic farms

Want to know more? 

Learn more about Arkansas' agriculture through the Arkansas Agriculture Profile, now available for download.  In this little booklet, you'll learn how important agriculture is to Arkansas' economy.
Thanks for supporting Arkansas agriculture and the farm families and others who help keep it running.
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