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Rice Outlook: Global Ending Stocks Projected Highest Since 2000/01

Rice Outlook: Global Ending Stocks Projected Highest Since 2000/01

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

There were only minor revisions to the U.S. 2017/18 rice supply-and-use balance sheet this month. The only supply-side revision was a 1.1-million hundredweight (cwt) decrease in the U.S. production forecast to 178.6 million cwt, 20 percent below a year earlier.

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Global Markets: Rice – China’s Stocks Continue Rapid Growth, Consumption Remains Steady

Global Markets: Rice – China’s Stocks Continue Rapid Growth, Consumption Remains Steady

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Export quotes for the top Asian suppliers remained relatively flat over the past month, down from the pre-harvest peaks. The narrow spread between Asian exporters reflects strong competition for the ongoing Bangladeshi tenders. Thai and Indian quotes have converged around

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WASDE Rice: U.S. Production Lowered to Smallest Crop in 20 Years

WASDE Rice: U.S. Production Lowered to Smallest Crop in 20 Years

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 12, 2017

The 2017/18 U.S. rice crop is reduced 1.1 million cwt to 178.6 million on lower yields and slightly lower harvested area. This is the smallest all rice crop since 1996/97. The average yield forecast is lowered 35 pounds per acre

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Louisiana Rice: 2017 Acreage Survey Results Available

Louisiana Rice: 2017 Acreage Survey Results Available

👤By Dustin Harrell, LSU Extension Rice Specialist 🕔Oct 9, 2017

The results of the 2017 Louisiana Rice Variety Survey are now available online. This survey is done annually by Extension Agents in each of the rice producing parishes by contacting their rice producers and seed distributors.

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Rice Update: Farmers and Buyers Playing Price Tug O’ War

Rice Update: Farmers and Buyers Playing Price Tug O’ War

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Sep 29, 2017

The rice industry has had another interesting week as the market begins to slow down and the factors impacting the new crop become even more apparent. This week’s export sales report showed modest volume gains over the previous report, however

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Rice Update: Strong Case for Better Price Scenario

Rice Update: Strong Case for Better Price Scenario

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Sep 22, 2017

The rice industry continues to work its way through a complex maze of market and production factors this week as the market fundamentals seem to be firming up while the actual production estimates remain in limbo.  Overseas markets, specifically Asia,

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Rice Update: USDA Drops Ending Stocks to 10-Year Low

Rice Update: USDA Drops Ending Stocks to 10-Year Low

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Sep 15, 2017

It has continued to be interesting times in the rice world over the past week as growers in Texas cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the monthly WASDE report was issued causing market impacts within the market. On

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Arkansas Rice: Over Half the Crop Harvested; Estimating Harvest Losses

Arkansas Rice: Over Half the Crop Harvested; Estimating Harvest Losses

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas Extension Rice Specialists 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Crop Progress “They come a-runnin’ for me, I said this is the end…”  This will be the final weekly update for the season.  Additional updates will be posted throughout the fall and spring as needed. Over half of the state’s

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Rice Outlook: U.S. 2017/18 Crop Forecast Lowered 4%

Rice Outlook: U.S. 2017/18 Crop Forecast Lowered 4%

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 15, 2017

The U.S. 2017/18 U.S. rice crop forecast was lowered 6.7 million cwt to 179.7 million cwt this month, 20 percent below a year earlier. The downward revision is the result of a lower NASS-reported harvested area estimate that incorporated FSA

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Arkansas Rice: Harvest Aids Ahead of Storms

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Aids Ahead of Storms

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas Extension Rice Specialist 🕔Sep 12, 2017

Due to incoming wind and possibly rain from Hurricane Irma, many are questioning potential harvest aid applications before rice potentially lodges. There are many risks associated with this tactic. Harvest aids (sodium chlorate / salt) are beneficial at facilitating harvest

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