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Last Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09

 


Agriculture Statistics - Arkansas
By U.S. Department of Agriculture
Mar 17, 2006, 13:19 PST




TOP COMMODITIES, EXPORTS, AND COUNTIES

Top 5 agriculture commodities, 2001
Commodity Value of receipts
thousand $
Percent of state total
farm receipts
Percent of US value
1.     Broilers 2,237,586 43.6 13.4
2.     Cotton 502,635 9.8 10.1
3.     Cattle and calves 432,272 8.4 1.1
4.     Soybeans 407,815 7.9 3.2
5.     Rice 362,186 7.1 43.8
 
All commodities
5,131,964   2.5
 
For more details about Arkansas's top agriculture commodities, contact Roger Strickland, 202-694-5592.



Top 5 agriculture exports, estimates, FY 2001
Commodity Rank among
states
Value
million $
1.     Rice 1 350.7
2.     Poultry and products 2 307.0
3.     Other 9 225.7
4.     Soybeans and products 9 198.6
5.     Cotton and linters 6 163.1
 
Overall
11 1,385.2
 
For more information on exports see the Agricultural Trade Briefing Room or ERS's Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) or contact Carol Whitton, 202-694-5287.



Top 5 counties in agricultural sales 1997
Counties Percent of state's
total receipts
Million $
1.     Washington 6.6 359.4
2.     Benton 6.2 337.5
3.     Mississippi 3.0 166.8
4.     Carroll 2.7 146.4
5.     Arkansas 2.6 142.4
 
State total
  5,479.7
 
For more information about the Census of Agriculture see the National Agricultural
Statistics Service's
web page, or call 1-800-727-9540.

*EXTRA* Need more? For a printable fact sheet about Arkansas Agriculture, click here.
Source: Agriculture Classroom.





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