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Rice Update: Market Pulls Back, Bullish Potential Remains

Rice Update: Market Pulls Back, Bullish Potential Remains

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Jun 23, 2017

The rice market has taken a bit of a breather since last week’s report as many of the underlying market factors have become less positive during the interim.  Weekly export sales were off very significantly from last weeks’ values. There

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Arkansas Rice: Continued Wet, Overcast Conditions; Welcome to Weed Season

Arkansas Rice: Continued Wet, Overcast Conditions; Welcome to Weed Season

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Yeshi Wamishe, and Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Crop Progress “I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain.”  There are hotter topics in “other” crops this week than what’s going on with rice, but we’ll stay on topic here.  The current tropical depression has dropped considerable rainfall amounts on

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Louisiana Rice: Harvest Decisions And A Potential Storm

Louisiana Rice: Harvest Decisions And A Potential Storm

👤By Dustin Harrell and Michael Deliberto, Louisiana State University 🕔Jun 19, 2017

The weather in southwest Louisiana has improved over the past week. It is amazing what a few days of sunshine can do for the rice crop. Unfortunately, it looks like more rain incoming to the area this week. There is

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Louisiana Rice: Rainy Summer Conducive for Disease, Scout Your Fields

Louisiana Rice: Rainy Summer Conducive for Disease, Scout Your Fields

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Recent wet weather has been conducive to disease problems in Louisiana rice, and frequent rains are hampering plants’ recovery from issues that normally are not considered serious. Farmers heard the news at a field day held June 14 at the

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Arkansas Rice: Planting Still Ongoing; Preparing for Mid-Season N Applications

Arkansas Rice: Planting Still Ongoing; Preparing for Mid-Season N Applications

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Yeshi Wamishe, Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Crop Progress “Like the jitterbug it plum evaded me.”  Not sure why rice prices keep climbing like they are, or why rice is still being planted, but here we are on May 47th…  Maybe the kids will dress up as

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Rice Update: New Rice Crop Acreage a Big Question Mark​

Rice Update: New Rice Crop Acreage a Big Question Mark​

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Jun 16, 2017

Weather has become less of a concern in rice country as the conditions across the U.S. rice growing region have improved significantly since the last report.  From a grower’s perspective, marketing conditions have made notable inroads as well.  Much has

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Mississippi: Rice Producer Field Day, Stoneville, Aug. 2

Mississippi: Rice Producer Field Day, Stoneville, Aug. 2

👤By Bobby Golden, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 16, 2017

The MSU-DREC Rice Producer Field Day will be held on August 2, at the Delta Research and Extension Center at 3:30 p.m.

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Rice Outlook: U.S. Export Forecasts Raised for 2016/17 and 2017/18

Rice Outlook: U.S. Export Forecasts Raised for 2016/17 and 2017/18

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 13, 2017

The 2017/18 total U.S. supply forecast was lowered 2.0 million cwt to 271.1 million cwt due to a smaller carryin. Production in 2017/18 remains forecast at 201.0 million cwt, down 10 percent from a year earlier. The 2017/18 U.S. export

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Arkansas Rice: Crop Improves with Better Weather; Management Timing Is Everything

Arkansas Rice: Crop Improves with Better Weather; Management Timing Is Everything

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 12, 2017

Crop Progress And just like that, we might make a crop after all.  It’s amazing what a little warm weather and sunshine will do for a rice crop and a farmer’s disposition.  A week ago the rice crop still seemed

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WASDE Rice: U.S. Stocks Lowered on Heightened Exports

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 9, 2017

U.S. 2016/17 rice ending stocks are lowered 2.0 million cwt this month on increased exports. Milled exports for 2016/17 are raised 4.0 million cwt on strong demand particularly in the Middle East. However, rough exports for 2016/17 are lowered 2.0

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