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Arkansas rice, known for its versatility, can be used in a variety of cuisines and is notable for its health benefits. Rice is free of cholesterol and sodium and has no trans or saturated fat.

With more than 10,000 members, the Arkansas Rice Federation serves as the primary voice for the Arkansas rice industry.

Arkansas grows rice on more than 1.3 million acres each year, mainly in eastern Arkansas counties from Louisiana to Missouri. The top five rice-producing counties are Arkansas, Poinsett, Cross, Lawrence and Lonoke.

Arkansas rice farmers and millers contribute more than $6 billion to the state’s economy annually and account for over 25,000 jobs, which are crucial to rural communities.

The Arkansas Rice Federation is the state's largest rice industry trade association, serving as the umbrella organization for all sectors including the Arkansas Rice Farmers, Arkansas Rice Council, Arkansas Rice Millers and Arkansas Rice Merchants.