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Global Rough Rice Prices Unchanged from Last Week

Global Rough Rice Prices Unchanged from Last Week

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 23, 2017

The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting marketing loan gain (MLG) and loan deficiency payment (LDP) rates

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NAFTA Absorbing Administration, No Time for Japan Agreement – DTN

NAFTA Absorbing Administration, No Time for Japan Agreement – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 23, 2017

Though United States agriculture soon would like to see a bilateral trade agreement reached with Japan, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told reporters Tuesday he doesn’t see that happening in the near future because of ongoing efforts to renegotiate the North

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Rice Wine: Making Sake with U.S. Grown Rice Varieties

Rice Wine: Making Sake with U.S. Grown Rice Varieties

👤By Jennifer Blanck, USA Rice 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Japan’s saké-making tradition is more than 2,000 years old, but with the growing demand for premium saké combined with the current taste for craft beverages here in the U.S., there is an increase in locally-produced saké – with U.S.-grown rice

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Arkansas Field Reports: Flash Floods Hit Soybeans, Some Corn Ears Sprouting

Arkansas Field Reports: Flash Floods Hit Soybeans, Some Corn Ears Sprouting

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Kevin VanPelt, Conway County  “Flash flooding put several hundred acres of soybeans under water for a day. A small amount of corn

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Missouri: Rice Field Day, Malden, Aug. 24

Missouri: Rice Field Day, Malden, Aug. 24

👤From a Press Release 🕔Aug 21, 2017

The 2017 Missouri Rice Field Day will be held Thursday, August 24, at the Rice Research Farm. Field tours start at 8 a.m. The farm is located 8 miles west of Malden on Highway J. Tour speakers include: Michael Aide, Soil Scientist, Southeast

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AgFax Weekend: USDA Curve Ball; Farm Bill Distractions

AgFax Weekend: USDA Curve Ball; Farm Bill Distractions

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Aug 18, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – USDA Curve Ball; Farm Bill Distractions; Dicamba Was Causing Problems 16 Years Ago; and more.

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Rice: So, Why Has The Market Turned Lower?

Rice: So, Why Has The Market Turned Lower?

👤By Scott Stiles, Economist, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Compared to the other major crops, rough rice futures look relatively unscathed in the aftermath of the August 10 USDA reports. Corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton have all lost 4 to 7% over the past week. As for rice, the

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Arkansas Rice: Early Yields Encouraging

Arkansas Rice: Early Yields Encouraging

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Specialist, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Where soil conditions are drier in central Arkansas, more early yields are starting to come in. In the southeast where progress should be greater than it is, growers are going with tracks on machines to get rolling. Overall yield reports

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Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Mississippi’s row crops have had enough rain, and most fields just need sunshine. Erick Larson, grain crops specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said corn is mature and will gain no benefit from additional moisture. In the first

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Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

👤By Kurt Guidry, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) recently announced the availability of the 2016 Louisiana Farm Recovery Grant Program.  This program is designed to provide financial assistance to agricultural producers that suffered economic losses associated with the two flooding

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