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Rice Outlook: U.S. 2017/18 Plantings Indicated at 2.63M Acres

Rice Outlook: U.S. 2017/18 Plantings Indicated at 2.63M Acres

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 13, 2017

In March, U.S. rice growers indicated U.S. 2017/18 rice plantings at 2.63 million acres, down 17 percent from a year earlier, with long grain accounting all of the indicated decline. There were no supply side revisions this month to the

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WASDE Rice: Domestic Ending Stocks at 3 Decade High Despite Record Exports

WASDE Rice: Domestic Ending Stocks at 3 Decade High Despite Record Exports

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 11, 2017

U.S. rice ending stocks for 2016/17 are lowered 3.0 million cwt on increased exports; at 49.1 million cwt, these would still be the largest all rice ending stocks since 1986/87. The 3.0-million-cwt export increase is all rough rice, which is

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Rice Update: Farmers Cautiously Optimistic Ahead of ‘Real’ WASDE Numbers

Rice Update: Farmers Cautiously Optimistic Ahead of ‘Real’ WASDE Numbers

👤From the Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Apr 10, 2017

The rice industry has continued to ride the surge of last week’s gains with generally positive indicators in most sectors being reported since the last report. Asian pricing for the week posted modest price increases over last weeks’ values. The

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Rice Update: Are Positive Developments Too Little Too Late for Some Farmers?

Rice Update: Are Positive Developments Too Little Too Late for Some Farmers?

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Mar 31, 2017

Following months of dismal news where the situation has been all but static, the rice industry finally has some real influx of information to digest. Domestic cash pricing has seen some marginal increases over the past week. Even though the

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Rice Update: Exports Drop as Planting Begins

Rice Update: Exports Drop as Planting Begins

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Another week has come and gone, with only minor changes to the fundamental aspects of the rice market.  Unfortunately, this appears to be “business as usual.” The domestic market has shown virtually no change from either a pricing or a

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Rice Update: Quiet Market as Farmers Head to Fields

Rice Update: Quiet Market as Farmers Head to Fields

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Feb 24, 2017

Another relatively quiet week in the rice market has transpired, with only minor revisions to the existing situation in the industry. Export sales were generally strong this week although as compared to last week’s values look to be lagging.  Any

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Rice Outlook: U.S. Export Forecast Lowered 2.0 Million Cwt

Rice Outlook: U.S. Export Forecast Lowered 2.0 Million Cwt

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 14, 2017

There were no supply side revisions this month to the U.S. 2016/17 rice balance sheet. On the use side, the U.S. export forecast was lowered 2.0 million cwt to 110.0 million cwt, with long-grain milled rice accounting for all of

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Rice Update: Quiet Market Making Planting Decisions Difficult​

Rice Update: Quiet Market Making Planting Decisions Difficult​

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Feb 3, 2017

Another quiet week has come and gone in the rice industry with very little new to discuss since the last report. The cash markets have been very stable and in some cases have gone dormant. This is not terribly surprising

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Rice Market: Good to Have a Bit of Positive News

Rice Market: Good to Have a Bit of Positive News

👤From The Rice Advocate, USRPA 🕔Jan 23, 2017

The rice market seems to have awakened from the slump of the past few weeks (months) with a decent dose of positive news since the last report. Arguably, some of the movement is attributable to the WASDE numbers released last

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Rice Market: Pricing Standoff

Rice Market: Pricing Standoff

👤By Dwight Roberts, The Rice Advocate, USRPA 🕔Jan 13, 2017

With the advent of a New Year, the rice industry continues to search for a brighter perspective on a difficult market. Early indicators suggest that there is limited potential at this point but the market is still trying to get

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