The Rice Belt of the United States includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, four southern U.S. states that grow a significant portion of the nation's rice crop. The name is in conformity with the Corn Belt of the Midwest, in which much of the nation's corn is grown.
- Childs, Nathan (November 2005). "Rice Situation and Outlook Yearbook" (PDF). United States Department of Agriculture. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-06-18. Retrieved 2006-07-03.