Stuttgart Soil Series

Arkansas State Soil

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Stuttgart, Arkansas

Rice Experiment Station in Stuttgart, Arkansas (America's rice capitol). Photo by Jimmy Smith on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

Stuttgart Soil Series

Stuttgart soil series was designated the official state soil of Arkansas in 1997. Named for the city of Stuttgart in southeast Arkansas, these soils occur on 200,000 acres of the state in the Grand Prairie and Lower Mississippi Valley. Stuttgart soil is ideal for rice production (rice is the state grain symbol of Arkansas), soybeans, corn, and other small grains.

 

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Arkansas map showing location of Stuttgart soils; public domain image from USDA (pdf).

Stuttgart soils in Arkansas