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Events

  1. Texas: Randall County Crops Tour, Canyon, Aug. 30

    August 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day, Chase, Aug. 31

    August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. California: Rice Field Day, Biggs, Aug. 31

    August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Georgia: Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day, Tifton, Sept. 7

    September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. Tennessee: Cotton Tour Field Day, Jackson, Sept. 7

    September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  6. Georgia Peanut Tour, Tifton, Sept. 13-15

    September 13 @ 8:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm
  7. West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute Annual Conference, Lubbock, Sept. 13

    September 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. Tennessee: Soybean Disease Field Day, Milan, Sept. 13

    September 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  9. California: Rice Weed Course, Biggs, Sept. 16

    September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  10. Michigan: Soybean Harvest Equipment Field Day, Edwardsburg, Sept. 16

    September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  11. Missouri: Farm Lease Program, Sept. 20

    September 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  12. California Almond Conference, Sacramento, Dec. 6-8

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm

Weekly Rice Exports Increase

Ernst Undesser
From USDA, USA Rice Federation April 26, 2012

Net rice sales of 91,300 metric tons (MT) were up noticeably from the previous week and were 49 percent more than the prior four-week average according to U.S. Department of Agriculture Export Sales Highlights report.  Increases were reported for Venezuela (28,000 MT), South Korea (18,000 MT), Jordan (10,200 MT), Libya (9,300 MT), and Mexico (8,400 MT).  Net sales of 3,000 MT for delivery in the 2012/2013 marketing year were reported for Jordan.  Exports of 66,500 MT were 36 percent more than the previous week, but 1 percent less than the prior four-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (21,100 MT), South Korea (21,000 MT), Libya (9,300 MT), Canada (2,900 MT), and Taiwan (2,400 MT).

 
Ernst Undesser
From USDA, USA Rice Federation April 26, 2012