Arkansas' Top Crop? Soybeans Beat Rice in 2011 by Gwen Moritz Posted 11/19/2012 12:00 am While the dollar value of the state's 2012 crops still hasn't been officially tallied, the record soybean crop may mean that rice is again No. 2. Soybeans displaced rice at the top of the list. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.