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Missouri: Rice Field Day, Malden, Aug. 24

Missouri: Rice Field Day, Malden, Aug. 24

👤From a Press Release 🕔Aug 21, 2017

The 2017 Missouri Rice Field Day will be held Thursday, August 24, at the Rice Research Farm. Field tours start at 8 a.m. The farm is located 8 miles west of Malden on Highway J. Tour speakers include: Michael Aide, Soil Scientist, Southeast

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Rice Outlook: U.S. Crop Forecast Lowered 4.8 Mln Cwt

Rice Outlook: U.S. Crop Forecast Lowered 4.8 Mln Cwt

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

The U.S. 2017/18 U.S. rice crop forecast was lowered 4.8 million cwt to 186.5 million cwt this month. The reduction is based on the first survey-based yield forecast of 2017/18 crop year by NASS. Production in 2017/18 is projected to

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Arkansas Rice: Rains Put Damper on Harvest, in Field Sprouting a Concern

Arkansas Rice: Rains Put Damper on Harvest, in Field Sprouting a Concern

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas Rice Extension Agronomist 🕔Aug 14, 2017

Crop Progress “I’m no stranger to the rain…”  This is getting out of hand.  While much of the state has missed recent forecast rainy weather, it seems most caught it today (8/11).  Most do not need a reminder but the

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Rice Update: World Supply/Demand Report Gives Optimism to a Difficult Market

Rice Update: World Supply/Demand Report Gives Optimism to a Difficult Market

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Aug 11, 2017

It has been another mundane week in the rice industry from a marketing standpoint.  The only significant news of note was the issuance of the monthly WASDE report by USDA which shed some additional light on the state of the

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WASDE Rice: U.S. Production Lowered Nearly 5 Mln Cwt

WASDE Rice: U.S. Production Lowered Nearly 5 Mln Cwt

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 10, 2017

Total U.S. rice supplies are lowered 5.0 million cwt from last month due to a smaller crop and a slight reduction in beginning stocks. The 2017/18 U.S. rice production forecast is lowered 4.8 million cwt to 186.5 million based on

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Arkansas Rice: Early Harvest Begins; Making Harvest Aid Decisions

Arkansas Rice: Early Harvest Begins; Making Harvest Aid Decisions

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Gus Lorenz, University of Arkansas Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Crop Progress Rice harvest has begun on a very limited basis. Initial yield reports don’t tell us a great deal, but opinions have been that yields are good to very good. Some yields have been 20 bu greater than the

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Arkansas: Rice Webinar Recordings Now Available

Arkansas: Rice Webinar Recordings Now Available

👤By Bobby Coats, University of Arkansas Professor of Economics 🕔Aug 1, 2017

In case you missed the most recent webinar on July 27, the recordings of the two segments are now available to view on YouTube. Segment 1 recording: Topic: U.S. Rice Supplies Expected to Tighten in 2017/18; U.S. Prices Projected Higher (45

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Arkansas: Rice Webinar, July 27

Arkansas: Rice Webinar, July 27

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔Jul 25, 2017

Hear the latest on rice prices and supplies as well as the state of Arkansas’ rice crop during an hour long webinar set for Thursday, July 27, at 2 p.m. CDT. The webinar is hosted by Robert Coats, professor-agricultural economics

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Texas Rice: Lack of News from the Field May Mean Good News at the Mill

Texas Rice: Lack of News from the Field May Mean Good News at the Mill

👤By Kathleen Phillips, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jul 24, 2017

As Texas rice farmers gear up for harvest, no news from the field means potentially good news at the mill. “We’re on the front end of the harvest, still about two weeks from the peak, and we’re not hearing of

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Arkansas Rice: Crop Progressing Quickly, Leaf Blast Widespread

Arkansas Rice: Crop Progressing Quickly, Leaf Blast Widespread

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Yeshi Wamishe, University of Arkansas Rice Specialists 🕔Jul 21, 2017

Industry News While the news is spreading far and wide, it’s still worth mentioning the signed phytosanitary agreement between the U.S. and China.  This is the first step in opening up a new market for U.S. rice.  While it will

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