Research & Resources

Agritourism vacations in Arkansas combine outdoor recreation, education and often some fresh produce to take home! Arkansas farmers grow all types of crops for personal and commercial consumption — from vegetable plots to fruit orchards to livestock ranches. Learn about agritourism activities, destinations and other related aspects of agritourism vacations around the state through the links below.

Whether you’re looking to embark on a family agritourism vacation, take a farm tour, learn about the history and environmental impact of farming in Arkansas or start offering agritourism activities on your grounds, this is a great place to start. Browse the links below to view helpful websites and contact these knowledgeable resources.

Agricultural Research Centers

Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center
Stuttgart • 870-672-9300 • http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=60-28-05-00

Dale Bumpers Small Farms Research Center
Booneville • 479-675-3834 • http://ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm?docid=2354

Harry K. Dupree Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center
Stuttgart • 870-673-4483 • http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=60-28-10-00

Arkansas Forest Resources Center
Monticello • 870-460-1052 • aaes.uark.edu/uam.html

University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture
Stuttgart • 870-673-2661 • aaes.uark.edu

University of Arkansas Northeast Research and Extension Center
Keiser • 870-526-2199 • aaes.uark.edu/nerec.html

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Aquaculture/Fisheries Center
Pine Bluff • 870-575-8141 • uaex.edu/aqfi

University of Arkansas Rice Research and Extension Center
Stuttgart (near Almyra) • 870-673-2661 • aaes.uark.edu/rice.html

University of Arkansas Southwest Research and Extension
Hope • 870-777-9702 • swrec.uark.edu

Resources

Arkansas Agriculture Department
501-683-4851 • aad.arkansas.gov

Arkansas Farm Bureau
arfb.com

Arkansas Forestry Association
501-374-2441 • www.arkforests.org

Arkansas Forests Forever Kid's Page
itm-info.com/arkff

National Agricultural Law Center
479-575-7646 • http://nationalaglawcenter.org/

University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute
501-727-5435 • www.uawri.org

Visit our main Agritourism page to find agriculture-based tourism destinations perfect for those who love food, farms and travel. Plan a farm tour, farmers market visit or a grand road trip of Arkansas’s most agricultural areas.