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NE Louisiana Rice Forum Discusses Latest Research, Industry Updates

NE Louisiana Rice Forum Discusses Latest Research, Industry Updates

👤By Kane Webb, USA Rice 🕔Feb 12, 2018

Rayville rice producer and Vice President of the NELA Rice Growers Association Scott Franklin kicked off the Northeast Louisiana Rice Forum in Rayville, Louisiana, last week by thanking the crowd for coming out to hear research reports from LSU AgCenter

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USA Rice Discusses Market Priorities Going Forward

USA Rice Discusses Market Priorities Going Forward

👤By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Leadership from the USA Rice International Promotion Committee and the USA Rice Council met in Toronto this week to examine the current export picture for U.S.-grown rice and discuss future marketing and trade policy programs. While U.S. rice faces tariff

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Rice: 2018/20 Leadership Class Members Announced

Rice: 2018/20 Leadership Class Members Announced

👤By Deborah Willenborg, USA Rice 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Members of the 2018/20 Rice Leadership Development Program class were announced Monday during the annual Rice Awards Luncheon at the 2017 USA Rice Outlook Conference. The class is comprised of five rice producers and two industry-related professionals selected by a

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Rice: International Rice Leadership Class Spends Week on the Road

Rice: International Rice Leadership Class Spends Week on the Road

👤By Steve Linscombe, USA Rice Daily 🕔Nov 29, 2017

Earlier this month, the 2017 International Rice Leadership Class visited several rice production operations, processing facilities, and public and private research stations in Nicaragua and Columbia.  Class members met with senior officials from Proarroz, the national rice organization in Nicaragua, and

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Rice: USA Rice Asks for Govt. Crackdown on Mislabeled Products

Rice: USA Rice Asks for Govt. Crackdown on Mislabeled Products

👤By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔Oct 17, 2017

It’s only natural for manufacturers, competing for the ever-dwindling attention of consumers, to make product claims to set theirs apart. But a rise in these statements that range from the incredulous to the spurious has forced USA Rice to bring

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LSU’s Linscombe is New Director of The Rice Foundation

LSU’s Linscombe is New Director of The Rice Foundation

👤By Deborah Willenborg, USA Rice 🕔Oct 11, 2017

Dr. Steve Linscombe recently retired from the Louisiana State University Rice Research Center after 35 years of service but he’s certainly not retiring from the U.S. rice industry because, as of October 1, Steve is the new director of The

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Rice Market: Excellent Prospects for U.S. Medium Grain, Wild Rice in Turkey

Rice Market: Excellent Prospects for U.S. Medium Grain, Wild Rice in Turkey

👤By Hartwig Schmidt, USA Rice 🕔Jul 5, 2017

USA Rice was in Turkey last week and met with millers, traders, packers, and food service distributors to assess market prospects for U.S. medium grain rice and to discuss possible promotional activities for U.S. wild rice, a product gaining increasing

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Rice Market: Week of Meetings Reinforces Relationship Between U.S., Mexican Industries

👤By Hugh Maginnis, USA Rice 🕔Apr 28, 2017

A delegation of U.S. rice industry leaders has wrapped up a series of successful meetings in Mexico City with all segments of the Mexican rice industry against the backdrop of heightened tension and uncertainty for the future of the North

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USA Rice, Mexican Rice Council: Leave NAFTA Alone!

USA Rice, Mexican Rice Council: Leave NAFTA Alone!

👤By Hugh Maginnis, USA Rice 🕔Apr 27, 2017

The two national organizations representing their respective rice industries in the United States and Mexico agree that any renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could have serious consequences for the stable and consistent rice trade that has

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2017/19 Rice Leadership Class Tours the Gulf Coast

2017/19 Rice Leadership Class Tours the Gulf Coast

👤By Chuck Wilson, USA Rice 🕔Apr 7, 2017

Last week, the 2017/19 Rice Leadership Development Class attended the first session of the two-year program traditionally held in the Gulf Coast area of Texas and Louisiana, making stops that include examination of rice production practices, milling, and marketing as

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