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World Rough Rice Prices Up from Last Week

World Rough Rice Prices Up from Last Week

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 18, 2018

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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Rice Outlook: Domestic, Residual Use Forecast Boosted; Exports Lowered

Rice Outlook: Domestic, Residual Use Forecast Boosted; Exports Lowered

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 17, 2018

This month, USDA raised its 2017/18 domestic and residual use forecast 5.0 million cwt to 120.0 million cwt based on lower than expected December 1 rice stocks. The export forecast was lowered 3.0 million cwt to 100.0 million cwt, largely

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Rice: Arkansas Farmer Visits Southeast Asia, Views Crop from Field to Barge

Rice: Arkansas Farmer Visits Southeast Asia, Views Crop from Field to Barge

👤By Robert Petter, USA Rice 🕔Jan 12, 2018

My wife, Karen, and I are just back from a vacation, not a business trip, on a Mekong River cruise through Cambodia, plus a week in northern Viet Nam prior to the cruise and a few days in Ho Chi

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Western Rice Belt Conference, Texas Rice Council Annual Meeting, El Campo, Jan. 17

Western Rice Belt Conference, Texas Rice Council Annual Meeting, El Campo, Jan. 17

👤By Kate Harrell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 12, 2018

The annual Western Rice Belt Production Conference will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the El Campo Civic Center.  Registration for the conference will begin at 7:45 a.m., with the main program to begin at 8:10 a.m.  After

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Global Markets: Rice – Bangladesh 2017 Imports at Near Record

Global Markets: Rice – Bangladesh 2017 Imports at Near Record

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

Bangladesh’s smaller rice production in 2017 triggered a surge in rice imports at the end of the year, causing global rice exports to swell. With near-record imports, it became the world’s third largest rice importer in 2017. This is a

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WASDE Rice: U.S. Production Down 20% from Last Year

WASDE Rice: U.S. Production Down 20% from Last Year

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

U.S. 2017/18 all rice production is 178.2 million cwt, down fractionally from the previous estimate and down 20 percent from last year. The all rice average yield is estimated at 7,507 pounds per acre, up 46 pounds from the prior

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Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings

Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jan 11, 2018

The first part of an annual series of LSU AgCenter meetings for rice farmers in south Louisiana wrapped up Wednesday (Jan. 10). Scientists from the AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station made presentations in Crowley, Welsh, Abbeville and Ville

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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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World Rough Rice Prices Up from Last Week

World Rough Rice Prices Up from Last Week

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 10, 2018

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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Rice Market: Turkey Reduces Import Duties

Rice Market: Turkey Reduces Import Duties

👤By Hartwig Schmidt, USA Rice 🕔Jan 10, 2018

In an effort to lower food price inflation the government of Turkey recently passed a law to reduce import duties on different types of rice.  The new import regime was published in the Turkish Trade Registry Gazette on December 31,

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