The Arkansas Rice Federation is the umbrella organization representing the state’s entire rice industry. It is comprised of the
- Arkansas Rice Farmers
- Arkansas Rice Council
- Arkansas Rice Millers
- Arkansas Rice Merchants
The organization serves as the full-time voice for the industry, providing proactive outreach to the Arkansas General Assembly, serving as the liaison to the Arkansas governor’s office, providing outreach to the state congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., coordinating on key issues with state and national commodity groups, and serving as the primary media contact for the Arkansas Rice Industry.
Arkansas Rice Federation is associated with the USA Rice Federation, the global advocate for all segments of the U.S. rice industry with a mission to promote and protect the interests of producers, millers, merchants and allied businesses.
Arkansas Rice Farmers
The Rice Farmers’ Advocate
The Arkansas Rice Farmers are affiliated with the USA Rice Producers’ Group. Composed entirely of rice farmers, this representative body ensures a forum for policy development on legislative and regulatory issues that affect rice farmers, and provides rice farmers with a national voice to address those issues.