Arkansas and Louisiana are prime locations for companies serving agribusinesses. This sector encompasses various components of agricultural production including agrichemicals, crop production, farm machinery and equipment, food processing, seed supply, distribution, sales and marketing.
With more than 1,700 agriculture-related businesses in Arkansas, it is Arkansas’ largest industry, adding around $16 billion to the state’s economy annually. The state is creating a ready supply of raw materials for agribusiness and is home to three of the largest food companies in the world.
Entergy Region on Track to Outpace U.S. by 2.03%
In the Entergy Arkansas Service Territory Employed in the Agribusiness Sector
Deep-Water Ports in Louisiana
Top National Rankings for Arkansas Agriculture:
1st in rice production, 2nd in broiler production, 3rd in cotton production
Agriculture and forestry contribute $10 billion annually to the Louisiana economy.