Arkansas Rice holds annual meeting in Jonesboro, Governor Asa Hutchinson addresses attendees

Jonesboro - The Arkansas Rice Council and Arkansas Rice Farmers held their annual meeting and trade show Feb. 19 at the First National Bank Arena in Jonesboro. In addition to keynote speaker Governor Asa Hutchinson, the event also highlighted agricultural crop burning.

“Arkansas exports over 40% of our rice to Mexico and Canada,” said Governor Hutchinson. “The President understands the importance of these markets and I will continue to reinforce the significance of these markets and all international markets to our state›s agriculture industry.”

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