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Facts about Arkansas agriculture 

2021 Arkansas Ag Profile
Click the image above to see the 2021 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. 

Did you know?

  • Arkansas has 42,200 farms.
  • 57 percent of the state's land is forested
  • Agriculture accounts for more than $19 billion in value added to the state's economy

Want to know more about ag in Arkansas? 

Learn more about Arkansas' agriculture through the  2021 Arkansas Agriculture Profile is  now available for download.  In this little guide, 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.

What's happening in student research

2021 Cover of Discovery

The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences shares faculty with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, some of whom help guide student research.

Check out Discovery journal for the latest in student work.  

Discovery is an avenue for Bumpers College to highlight and publish original research and independent creative projects conducted by undergraduate Bumpers students in cooperation with a faculty mentor, or in other words Discovery is mainly an avenue to publish the Honors and research projects of students (or student teams) who undertake original, creative, and innovative independent research. Expectations are that the student(s) has gone above and beyond the requirements of literature reviews and is generating a new contribution to the field/discipline.


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